My website is official launched! 10 years in the making – and boy am I excited! You can now buy my original paintings and/OR PRINTS – many of paintings which are no longer available. MANY TIMES in the months I was designing and building my website I was reminded of my dog with a stick… Read More Lesli DeVito the ART website is launched!
I GOT MY NEW CHAIRS!!! Something this insignificant in the big scheme of things should not make me THIS HAPPY – BUT they DO! IT has been tough for a Decorator and Color obsessed person such as myself to abstain from buying things for the house…or making even the slightest change while the house is… Read More MY NEW PINK CHAIRS – NATE BERKUS FOR TARGET
HAVE YOU SEEN THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE OF HOUSE BEAUTIFUL? THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE OF HOUSE BEAUTIFUL IS ON NEWS-STANDS AND IN MAILBOXES EVERYWHERE! WHEN I saw this issue at the Grocery store…I had to buy it on the spot (even though I SOMEHOW HAVE TWO subscriptions to House Beautiful!!) . BUT, I could not wait to… Read More DO YOUR OWN THING – HOUSE BEAUTIFUL – KATIE UKROPS -AND PINK!
THE COLOR PINK IS ENJOYING A BIT OF A POPULARITY EXPLOSION RIGHT NOW. MAKES NO DIFFERENCE TO ME…I HAVE ALWAYS LOVED PINK AND I WILL ALWAYS HAVE IT IN MY HOME, EVEN IF IT IS “OUT”!!
7 YEARS AGO When I painted my dining room which then became my LIVING ROOM P I N K
Decorating is not brain surgery…but it is also NOT always easy. All the choices…money being spent…possible directions to go. When at a loss…or floundering…or when decisional paralysis has set in…pause…take a deep breath and ask yourself…one question… What is my favorite color? This can be a good starting place. then go to Pinterest, or Houzz, House… Read More MONDAY MAKEOVER – DECORATING WITH POPS OF PINK
“Maybe one day you will go to COLLEGE HERE!!!!” I WOULD SAY… ” WHAT IS COLLEGE?” THEY would ask..AND RUN OFF AHEAD…before I could even answer. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ IT IS STARTING TO HAPPEN….THE CHANGE OF SEASON… YES, THE DAYS STILL HEAT UP…and the leaves are STILL GREEN… ….but the mornings ARE COOLER…..I can feel FALL knocking… Read More FALL IS IN THE AIR – “AUTUMN” COLORS
I LOVE PINK…and even a few years ago it was difficult to find sophisticated pink fabrics and highly unusual to see a utilitarian room like a living room painted pink….of course that is unless you came to my house! All that has changed and lovely new pink rooms and accents pieces and sofas and drapery… Read More PINK IS NOT JUST FOR LITTLE GIRLS!
We are returning today from our Outer Banks Spring Break Vacation – it was total BLISS – the week was heavenly – lots of BEACH and Board games, card games and sunsets ! – 3 meals together for 7 days…a total luxury…and enough to refill my tank for the homestretch that lies ahead…. Here are… Read More MONDAY MAKEOVER – HIDE THE TV – 10 SOLUTIONS