Let’s Hear it for the Boys

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Girls got their turn last post, this one is for the boys. My two little guys have very big personalities and very unique styles….one sports jersey’s and soccer shorts, the other prefers what he calls “Poppa” shirts and blazers…to add … Continued

Love these to Pieces….

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A really great piece should be beautiful, well-tailored, chic…and the best ones actually do a little work too. You have heard me on my soap box about upholstery that is meant for really living in….the hard stuff should add beauty … Continued

Captive Audience

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There is one wall in your home that your family, and even your guests, stare at endlessly…the one that holds the TV. With a captive audience that wall should be a “wow” statement…the best example of your chic abode. However, … Continued

Sectionals – Chic & Cozy

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I think the time has come to shake the sectional sofa’s bad rap. When you hear the words “sectional sofa” does the image of a grovey 70’s pad come to mind? Well, room for eight in your family room does … Continued

Chic Curb Appeal

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You never get a second chance to make a first impression….so make sure your front door is just as chic as the lacquered walls and tailored windows in your dining room! It is easy to over look what your guest … Continued

If these walls could talk….

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The walls, in your living room, dining room…even your laundry room are the best place to spend your design capital…both in dollars and drama. “If these walls could talk…” they should be saying that a very chic and very stylish … Continued

Building Good Bones

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Still scared of spills on the sofa fabric, scratches on the antiques…there is one design detail that not even my sofa diving, indoor repelling, bookshelf scaling 5 year old could take down — those built into the wall. The details … Continued

Bookshelves…agh!

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I happen to love re-arranging my bookshelves. I think that makes me a little odd…even as a little girl I liked to arrange my toys and stuffed animals on the white formica (sorry mom, I told) bookshelf in my room. … Continued