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
OUR HOUSE IS A TYPICAL “FOUR OVER FOUR” FARMHOUSE. FOUR ROOMS – OVER FOUR ROOMS, EACH THE IDENTICAL SIZE. One of the 4 upstairs rooms was the ONLY full bathroom – which means that the only bathroom in the house measured 18′ x 18′. Before we moved in , that room was renovated to be… Read More THE KIDS BATHROOM EVOLUTION
I had such a great time compiling PART I of this POST and I found so much great inspiration that I simply had to add a PART II. One thing I have learned…after all MY YEARS ON EARTH as a Mom, homeowner, Design blogger and decorator and Artist with a smidge of A.D.D is that your… Read More 5 WAYS TO UPDATE YOUR KITCHEN FOR NOT ALOT OF $$$ – PART II
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!
Perhaps it is because I have lived long enough…. …..enough to get the sense of what colors have not been around for a while and are due for a reappearance…But even BEFORE I saw that DARK MOSS was all over the runway at the FALL 2016 Fashion Week…I predicted it would be making a comeback…or… Read More COLOR ON TREND – DEEP MOSSY OLIVE GREEN
I have lost count as to how many pieces of furniture I have painted … 20 – maybe 50…PROBABLY MORE…lets just say ALOT.
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
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!