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...

Trick or Treat

I have always loved the Fall.  That crispness in the air.  The beautiful reds, golds and browns of nature.  Apples and pumpkins.  Now that I live in Southern California, I miss Mother Nature’s spectacular show that I used to take for granted in New Jersey, but I still...

My Roots are Showing

A recent trip to San Fransisco had me feeling a bit nostalgic for my childhood home town.  Although the beautiful “City by the Bay” is much more charming than the little “city on the Hudson” (and no, I don’t mean New York City) it still invoked many memories of...

Beneath My Feet

  When I think back on the house that I grew up in, one of the things that stands out most in my mind is the flooring.  See, I am a child of the 70’s, and even though my house was built around the 1920‘s, the owners kept up with the home trends of the time.  This...

My Front Door

How many of you remember the front door of the house you grew up in?  You may remember the color, or some detail on the door itself, but do you remember the hardware on it?  For me, it’s one of the things that stands out most in my mind when I think back to my...