Decorate Your New Year’s Eve Table For Fun and Festivity

  Silly party hats, colored eyeglasses, and shiny beaded necklaces are a New Year’s tradition so it seems fitting to keep entertaining light hearted, even for a formal dinner. These plates with whimsical animal characters created by Kaaren Anderson of Solveig Studio were my inspiration. With all of the vibrant colors in the salad plates, I […]

6 Unique Ways To Decorate Your Holiday Gifts

  The saying goes “you can’t judge a book by its cover” and although that might apply in some cases, we also know that attractive packaging is very effective in marketing a product. Whatever the case, I have always felt that the wrapping on a present is part of the gift. If you agree, you […]

December 13, 2016|Holiday, Seasonal

How To Get A Memorable Holiday Family Photo

  Photos and text: Kristin, Media Manager It’s that time of year again when we start thinking about (aka dreading) the holiday family photo. I’m wondering when the obligation to add photos to the holiday card began. I’m pretty sure we never did this in my family. My mom bought generic cards and signed each one, […]

December 6, 2016|DIY Projects, Holiday, Seasonal

Home Staging During The Holidays

Most homeowners worry about having their home on the market during the holiday season because, among other things, they think they won’t be able to decorate. Have no fear, you can still deck the halls! When done properly, holiday décor can add emotional appeal that is so important to a sale. So follow the guidelines […]

Shop Small This Saturday And Decorate Your Home For The Holidays

I know first hand the struggles and rewards of being a small business owner. It makes me especially supportive of these entrepreneurs. As an interior designer and home stager, I am always eager to find unique housewares, accessories, furniture and art for both my own use and my clients. Some businesses I stumble on and some […]

A Home Decor Pop Up Shop In Pittsford

  Artist Kaaren Anderson of Solveig Studio and I first met through Instagram. She said she admired my work and invited me to visit her pop up shop located at Schoen Place in Pittsford, NY (in the parking area behind Label 7 and Olives). Her compliment got my attention. I went to her Instagram feed […]