Cobalt Blue is Leona Piro Interiors Color of the Year

  What is your color of the year for 2016? If you follow fashion and home décor trends, you probably know by now that the Pantone’s Color of the Year is a blend of two colors, Rose Quartz and Serenity, “a softer take on color for 2016: For the first time, the blending of two shades…” I am […]

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 […]

3 Ways To Bring Fall Into Your Home

  Fall is such a spectacular season! The scenery and temperatures make it one of the best times of the year in upstate New York. My only complaint is that it doesn’t last long enough and gets cut shorter still by the early start of winter holidays. So if you haven’t yet decorated your home […]

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 […]