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 […]

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 […]

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 – 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 […]

Highland Park in Bloom

Highland Park is best known as the home of Rochester’s famous Lilac Festival. The park has a history as colorful as its 500 varieties of flowering shrubs. The Lilac Festival, held in May each year, draws visitors from all over the world to see Highland Park’s collection of lilacs in full bloom. – City of Rochester/Highland Park The […]

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 […]