Decorating A Home With Neutrals – Part One: The Family Room

Recently we shared a design project we are working on with a NYC client who is moving from a 700 square foot apartment to a 3,000 square foot home. The family room was the priority to furnish first. Neutralizing the light blue paint color that did nothing for the wood and stone finishes was at the […]

How To Decorate A Family Room Using Neutral Colors

  I am working on a design project with a New York City client who is moving from a 700 square foot apartment to a 3,000 square foot home in Pittsford (upstate New York). As you would imagine, this young family does not have much furniture to fill their spacious new home. They connected with […]

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 […]