A Dated Master Bedroom Is Transformed Into A Stylish Retreat

Sometimes clients need ideas for restyling a room and other times they have their own mental picture but don’t quite know how to make it come to life. That was the case with Yve Irish of Professional Organizing by Yve. Below Yve tells the story of her master bedroom makeover. “In September of 2012 I reached […]

2016 Year In Review – Top Home Staging And Interior Design Projects

  It’s that time of year again when I like to look back at accomplishments and projects and also look ahead to what the next year will bring. Here are some highlights from 2016. Home Staging Project – Artist Showcase My favorite home staging project of 2016 was this brand new builders spec home in Pittsford, NY.  […]

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 […]

The Advantages of Hiring an Interior Designer

  Interior designers have access to products and services not available to the general public. Here we talk about one area of custom home decor, items made from fabric. Meet Peggy Morgans, owner of Parkway Window Works, a to the trade workroom serving interior designers in Rochester and Upstate NY. Leona Piro Interiors uses Peggy’s services for […]

Holiday Entertaining

  I love seasonal decorating and I love to entertain! Here’s a look inside my own home which I hope gives you a few ideas and inspiration. I have also included some photos of food, beverages, and friends to remind you that it is the season to “eat, drink and be merry”. Similar to starting […]

John Grieco – Rochester Object Maker

When my clients are looking for unique, one-of-a-kind pieces, I often turn to local artists. This time, it was John Grieco, Object Maker. While looking for an out of the ordinary dining table for a huge eat-in-kitchen, I met with John at his shop in Rochester’s Public Market. His creations from recycled metal and wood […]