What is a design trend anyway? Believe it or not, even home decor trends are influenced by what is happening in popular culture, world events, and sociological mindsets. Each year I enjoy checking out what home design trends are being defined and considering how they are reflective of the world around us. Look through the list and feel free to comment on how you see design trends being reflective of society. Truth is, if you look hard enough, you can find a trend to suppo
Each new year brings a time of reflection and change. When's the last time you changed your home? You spend so much of your time in the house, so it is important to ensure the changes that are happening within you are also being reflected in your home. Many people love color, but when it comes to having to use a color scheme in their home, they become paralyzed with fear and worried about the way it may look. As a result, the colorful home is often never realized. The fea
In years past, design trends had taken a cue from the stories that were headlining our newspapers. This year is no exception. Woman took center stage in 2017 as they came together to participate in the Women’s March, as well as their connectivity in coming forward to illuminate the #metoo movement. As a result, the 2018 design trends are, unsurprisingly, celebrating the feminine. Here are some of this years design trends in which the traditional feminine is represented. B
Sunlight has kept making an appearance in my life over the past two months. So, I took the hint. And....as the solar eclipse approaches, it only seems appropriate to consider the role of sunlight in our spaces (and lives).
A few weeks ago I noticed that a succulent in my dining area would reach for the sun no matter how I positioned it. What is interesting about this is the fact that my dining area is in a sun room that is infiltrated with light. Even then, however, that li
Not unlike many of our own life decisions, design decisions in your home can be overwhelming. This blog reviews my own steps for making big decisions, and how I learned to apply them in design. The difficult part of a decision my husband and I had to make is that we had already planned our next moves. Every time we thought we had it figured out, a new possibility would present itself. How do you weigh them fairly when you've already happily imagined yourselves on a specific