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.  […]

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 […]

Designing a Master Bath With Artwalk Tile

  Meet Joe Ventura, owner of Artwalk Tile at 28 Atlantic Avenue in Rochester’s Neighborhood of the Arts. The selection of tile in the Artwalk showroom is nothing less than amazing. That being said, making a decision can become overwhelming for the average homeowner. While I highly recommend using the services of an interior designer, especially […]

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 […]

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 […]