Event Decorating

On July 25th, I had the good fortune to celebrate my daughter’s marriage and was thrilled that she called on me to help with the décor! Much like decorating for a client, the selections had to reflect my daughter’s style and wishes – simple, practical and green. And like with most decorating projects there was […]

Decorating with Cut Flowers

By this time in the season, a lot of potted plants are starting to look tired. Although they still have some beautiful blossoms, overall they start looking like eyesores. So here’s what I did with my potted pansies that are the first thing I see before entering my office. I cut off all the blossoms, […]

Event Decorating – Designing a wedding favor

While we anxiously await the photos of my daughter Stephanie’s wedding, I would like to share a glimpse of the decor. As you might expect, I played a big part in the design. As with most large decorating projects, the fun is often in the details. I designed the wedding favors to coordinate with the larger theme by […]

Wall Therapy for the city

I love to use artwork in my staging and decorating projects, from original pieces by local artists to budget friendly prints. I especially loved this piece (shown below) by Banksy, a British street artist that has covered buildings with his controversial, and often politically themed, stenciled pieces. Read more about Bansky and where to purchase his […]

Special Event Decorating

I recently had the opportunity to do some decorating for a very special person in my life. Our home was the location for an intimate bridal shower for my daughter, Stephanie. The first item on my planning list was selecting a theme. I love the look of umbrella canopies and knew that a shower would […]

Combining Design Trends – Gold and Geo Crystals

A few weeks ago we talked about the Top Ten Design Trends for 2015. This time we’re focusing on combining a couple of design trends together – gold and geo crystals. Honeycomb patterns Lucite combined with metal or fabric Modern decor infused with primitive patterns and decor Organic elements such as turtle shells Geometrics, in […]