Do you know Shagreen?

I love Shagreen and during our most recent visit to High Point Furniture Market in North Carolina we saw a lot of it. From light to dark, it's being used in a fashions.  For those of you that are not familiar with shagreen, it's the skin of small sharks and stingrays in it's natural state. ...

To Metal Or Not To Metal: That Is The Question!

As I stare at our 20 year old roof in the sweltering summer heat, at a roof that so desperately needs replacing, I can feel a slight tinge of despair. On my worst days,  a "new" anything brings upon a feeling of elation, but this time it's different.  It's not a new sofa or our newly renovated kitchen. It's a new ...

This Is Not Your Grandmother’s Wallpaper

Wallpaper, dear wallpaper how you have evolved over the years. Your fragile nature and influence has blossomed into an air of validity. Today's wallpaper can play a vital role in design and influencing the style of a room. It has the power to control the furnishings and overall feel of a room. It's the king to the castle, the ...

Top 6 Most Creative Bookshelves

I have always been an avid reader, but since joining a book club 2 years ago my love and hunger for reading has surmounted my past feelings on the significance of those tiny words. The tiny words that stimulate  our intelligence and breathe life back into our hearts and souls. I enjoy being able to share ...

5 Biggest Decorating Mistakes & How To Fix Them

Your home may have the look and feel you've desired, but there's something's that can be reflected upon, in a mindful manner. There may be a few design ideas that can be improved upon. I have noticed barriers that people struggle with and I  would like to share a few ways you can break through them. Below are the ...