Dinnerware Goes Bold

You can’t beat classic white dinnerware, it looks great with any décor and somehow no matter what kind of cook you are when your food is on a white plate it looks gourmet. One of my favorite features of white dinnerware is that it’s easy to get bold patterned salad and desert plates to work ...

Inspiring Artwork

Artwork is to room as frosting is to cake.  There, I knew I would get your attention with food.  Whether your artwork is the piece that started it all or the finishing touch that ties it all together, here are some great ideas to make a statement with artwork.        Decorology I love the look of oversized ...

Happy New Year, Baby!

Happy New Year!  It’s always exciting to start fresh with another year.  Maybe you’re off to a running start planning out your schedule and your resolutions, or maybe you’re just going to let the year unfold and see where it takes you.  Well, no matter what’s going on in your life, one thing’s for sure: there ...

Christmas Tree Trunk Coasters

Now that the holidays are wrapping up you find yourself surrounded by all the things that made them so wonderful, especially the beautiful Christmas tree left in the living room.  Here’s a great design idea to get a little style out of this year’s Christmas tree.   Christmas Tree Trunk Coasters!  You can find detailed instructions ...

Interior Design TV

In honor of the fact that HGTV was recently in our town of Fresno, California to film their new show Showhouse Showdown I thought it was only appropriate to talk about some of the many interior design television shows that are out there and there are a lot. We have come along way from neighbors ...

Small Spaces with Super Style

Creating a space to reflect your own style is exciting and fun, but turning a small room or nook into a beautiful and functional area is priceless…and deserves kudos.  I love seeing how others have creatively brought their sense of style to their less than expansive space.  Check out these interesting small spaces that have ...

The Super Fabric

Crypton it is the only textile solution that offers stain, moisture, mildew, bacteria and odor-resistant protection. This is a staple in our resource library given the amount of healthcare work we do. But, it is great in hotels, restaurants, busy waiting areas, children’s areas and almost anywhere you want a highly durable fabric. When I ...

Drab or Fab: Accent in Gold

Lately, I have really found myself becoming a fan of gold.  Gold is classic, but I love the way it is being modernized with the latest design trends.  Prints and fabrics, accessories, and furniture shine with gold tones that are inspiring!  I’m not sure if gold ever went out of style, but it currently seems ...

Christmas Tablescapes

Hosting the holiday gathering this year?  Well you can check one thing off your list, table décor.  These fun and colorful tablescapes will give you all the inspiration you need to create the perfect setting for the ones you love most. Martha Stewart   Inspiration for Home   Interior Design Ideas   Martha Stewart   Better Homes & Gardens   The Perfect Palette   Better Homes & Gardens   Better ...

Last Minute Easy Christmas Decor

Ho ho ho! Santa will soon be shimmying down our chimney's and relatives will be coming to town.  Christmas is days away and today's post is all about last minute, easy Christmas decor for anyone who might need a bit of inspiration.  Here are some ideas that you can incorporate in your home to pump ...