School is literally right around the corner and I’ve pulled together some ideas to help your kids get back into the grind. Read More »
Beautiful on the Outside
If you don’t know it by now, I LOVE color! It draws me in like a moth to a flame. It can say a lot about a person, as you well know from my “Meaning of Color” posts.
No matter the time of year, colorful front doors can make such a statement for your home. Even better, it’s an expression of you and your family dynamic and makes people want to come in and learn more. Read More »
Oh, yes! There is a correct way to cut an avocado! And do you want to know why I feel it’s a good idea to share this? Because after cutting avocados for years, and being pretty comfortable with cutting up an avocado very quickly… I cut my finger… YIKES! Read More »
I love a good party! I especially love parties outside with lights and candles. Honestly, it can be hard to look at some of the stunning party ideas on Pinterest. Most people, including myself, don’t want to spend a ton of money on just one evening. It’s likely for some of us to have only one party during the summer anyway. Not to mention, if I’m going to spend money on a party, it will be spent mostly on the food! Read More »
I hope everyone had a happy and safe 4th of July!
Now, let’s talk about the color blue!
Fun Fact: Because blue is such a stable color, women love seeing men in this color. Who doesn’t love having a stable partner? Blue is also very calming. Read More »
Decorating and designing elements for our own homes can feel overwhelming and complex at times. For me, it’s my creative outlet. It’s also one of my ways of mentally escaping and relaxing. I don’t know if that makes sense to you, but it works well for me. You know how some people are extremely sensitive to fingernails on a chalkboard, or hearing people chewing food? That’s how I am when it comes to having balance in my personal environment. It doesn’t need to be perfect and not at all high end. Those things aren’t important to me. I realize that the decorating process isn’t going to be perfect regardless of the room or person. I feel I do the most growing when things are a challenge. I learn way more when I have to adapt, vs having a fixed, unchanging mindset. Your environment had an enormous impact on your mood. So. today’s post is about my youngest son’s room and how it makes him feel. Read More »
Image above via Luxe
Hanging artwork at the wrong height is one of the most common mistakes folks make when decorating their homes. I hear all the time, “You should hang artwork so the center of the picture is at eye level…” Wrong! We are all built differently. If we all hung artwork at our personal eye level artwork would be all over the place. What if your partner was 6’4″ and you were 5 feet tall? Where do you put it then? Read More »
I love making people feel beautiful, both inside and out. I love sharing my talents with others. It’s a beautiful bonding experience. For me it’s more than just dressing someone up and snapping some pics or redesigning a space for someone. It’s creating a masterpiece with someone and for someone. It’s an opportunity to spend time with a person, get to know them, look at them, study them up close and really see all their gorgeous qualities. Read More »