I’ve shared in my previous blogs and on social media that I will always be a moderate minimalist. Most, if not all, of my inspiration comes from the simplicity of the Japanese design aesthetic. How do I keep my interiors interesting, from falling flat or washing out? Texture, texture and more texture! However, jus
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As I sit on my backyard deck, my children splashing in their inflatable pool, I am reminded of how much joy comes from being outdoors. The backyard has become our respite, our escape during covid-19 and the lock down. We’ve developed a daily routine for dining alfresco as much as we possibly can. When our 1,300 sf home
In the past few months, I finished reading the book “JOYFUL” by Ingrid Fetell Lee. I love this book. Ingrid is clever and witty. The knowledge she shares in her book, helped me to figure out my own LED light solution. I know LED’s are good for the environment but I was really frustrated with how hard the lights in
…….a lil’ bit about living in a “small home”. O.k. So, before it was even considered eco-friendly to choose to live in a small home, my husband and I were completely on board. We love to eat out, experience the local art scene and travel-that is before Covid-19 reared its ugly head. So naturally we have a big budget for those items
I love Spring! I am really enjoying Spring in Minnesota this year because we are actually experiencing it! For the first time in many, many years which is a true blessing. As we are “Sheltering in Place” we need all of the encouragement from nature that we can get! So, now that you have a lil’ bit of extra time, why not
This is a novel idea. I remember living in CT in my early 20’s and hearing how some of the residents dressed only in a way that coordinated with the interiors in their home. I thought, as a young, woman that it would be far too restrictive to dress that way! Roll the clock 20 years later…….and here I am! Yours tru
Today, I tuned into COLOR HIVE. COLOR HIVE is a UK study that brings to light color trends and how they come to be. The 2020-2021 color trend focus is on the environment-Water scarcity, Transforming e-Waste(tech upgrades) and Designing for Death (memorials). A term “Under the Dome” describes a new model for living-a pla
Are you a trend follower? Impulsive to get the latest craze in your home décor? Are you now feeling pressured to redecorate your mid-century modern home (that was a long-running trend!) and turn it into a “Maxed-Out” haven? Fret not! You can hang on to your beloved mid-century pieces and still have room to add a b
Beautiful! I can’t help but smile when I see the word. Beautiful can mean something different to all of us. Webster’s Dictionary meaning is: having qualities of beauty: exciting aesthetic pleasure. Beauty is indeed in the eye of the beholder! However, I think we can all agree that when being surrounded
Happy New Year! I am so jazzed about 2019! This past year, 2018, I did the hard work of addressing key roadblocks; personally and professionally that were holding me back. I have read many books, logged pages in my journal and meditated on how I want to live my best life. Feeling refreshed and whole once again, I