Black is the New Black

Black is the New Black

Would you paint a room black?  The thought of painting a room such a dark color would not cross most people’s minds. Some may think it a morbid color, but think of black as a neutral that goes with everything.  It takes courage and commitment to paint a room...
Fiddle-Dee-Dee a Fiddle Leaf Fig for Me! (House Plants, Part 2)

Fiddle-Dee-Dee a Fiddle Leaf Fig for Me! (House Plants, Part 2)

For the past few months I have been obsessed with Fiddle Leaf Figs.  I’ve noticed their rise in popularity in every shelter magazine and unless you’ve been under a rock, I’m sure you haven’t escaped seeing these Fiddle Leaf beauties everywhere,...
House Plants are the Best Accessories

House Plants are the Best Accessories

So I’ve gone indoor plant happy lately.  My brain seems to have forgotten that I have no green thumbs and is telling me to keep adding lovely, lush green plants all around the house.  Once upon a time I lived in an apartment with a large sunny window where it...
Bar Carts Are Back!

Bar Carts Are Back!

The other day while browsing through my local Williams-Sonoma I spotted a beautiful bar cart (pictured at left).  I immediately went up to it to admire its antique brass finish, check out its size and ponder where in my house I could add such a beauty. If you...

Diamonds Are a Rugs Best Friend

If you’ve picked up a shelter magazine or perused through websites like Pinterest and Houzz lately, chances are you’ve come across these white and black diamond beauties.  Beni Ourain rugs are everywhere these days, but, these lovelies have actually been...

Happy New Color!

  Happy New Year and Happy New Color of the Year!  At the end of every year, predictions are made about which color will be the most influential for fashion and home decor.  Pantone is the lead color forecaster in the industry, and they have named Radiant Orchid to be...

Tis the Season

  When decorating your house for the Christmas season this year, don’t forget the mantle.  This area can provide a beautiful showcase to your holiday decor.  Also, if you’re game, try adding something unique this year.  Take a look at the photos below...

Set the Table

When decorating your home for the coming holidays, make sure you take some time to set a beautiful, inviting table.  Here is some inspiration for your Thanksgiving dining.  And, if you happen to be Jewish, Thanksgiving and the start of Hanukkah are on the same day...

Come on In!

I love this time of year.  Even in Southern California there is a little briskness in the air, pumpkins and mums can be seen on porches and wonderful smells start wafting out of kitchens.  It’s a time to appreciate nature’s bounty and beauty.  It’s a...