Category Archives: Decorating

A Beautiful Entry

Is this a beautiful entry or what? And functional, too.  Think about all the stuff you could stash in those trunks! In my house it would be toys, purses, teeny shoes, and probably the go-to place to throw everything that’s … Continue reading

Posted in Cool Stuff, Decorating, Design | Leave a comment

Easy Artwork

Earlier this year I showed an old stone farmhouse in Ambler to a client, and it was the best designed and staged home I’d ever toured in my life.  Honestly. The owner was a designer, so I can’t say I’m … Continue reading

Posted in About Me, Cool Stuff, Decorating, Design | Leave a comment

Pretty House of the Week

I found a year-old issue of House Beautiful at the shore a few weeks ago and was ogling over this waterfront home in Rhode Island. This wallpaper is so, so good: And this gallery wall?  Perfection. Red, white, and blue … Continue reading

Posted in Decorating, Design, Pretty Houses | Leave a comment

Exposed Beams

Exposed beams are a design feature I’ve always loved.  In most instances, I see raw wood beams over a white ceiling, like so: Then I came across this image from Lonny: Doesn’t it look amazing to see white beams on … Continue reading

Posted in Decorating, Design | Leave a comment

Holidays and Doorways

Hope you’re doing something fun (maybe nautical?) to celebrate summer’s unofficial kickoff this Memorial Day weekend! Here’s a roundup of some of my favorite blue front doors if you’re looking for an easy project to do with all that extra … Continue reading

Posted in Decorating, Design, Exteriors, Holidays, Pretty Houses | Leave a comment

Pretty Light Fixtures

One of the things on my to-do list is install a pretty flush mount in my daughter’s room.  I didn’t find out the baby’s gender when I was pregnant,   so her room was mostly white everything with light gray walls … Continue reading

Posted in About Me, Cool Stuff, Decorating, Interiors | Leave a comment

Furniture Jackpot at Target

Have you SEEN what Target is selling in their home department lately? These ottomans look so expensive and would be amazing as a seating pair in a living room or at the foot of a bed. This sofa!  For $329! … Continue reading

Posted in Cool Stuff, Decorating, Design | Leave a comment

Kitchen Backsplash – Fabric as Tile Alternative

Did you see House Beautiful’s Kitchen of the Month in the March issue? Check it out! Apart from that killer, furniture-inspired island (hello, perfect shade of gray) what I really love is the backsplash. The mag says the designers mounted a piece of … Continue reading

Posted in Cool Stuff, Decorating, Design, Kitchens | 2 Comments

DIY Wall Map

Back in November I posted about my Easy DIY Bench. So many people asked about the map on Facebook, that I promised I’d do a tutorial.  It took four months to finally post, but here you go… I’ve always loved the look … Continue reading

Posted in About Me, Decorating, Design, DIY | Leave a comment

Trend Alert – Painted Trim

I’ve been seeing a TON of gorgeous rooms with painted trim and woodwork lately.  House Beautiful has an article in the February issue showcasing a Tudor in Rye, NY that is to-die-for. What jumped out at me (even more than … Continue reading

Posted in Decorating, Design, Pretty Houses | Leave a comment