Fashion designer Lilly Pulitzer, renowned for her vibrant floral prints, once stated: “I am a believer that color affects people’s moods.” Of course everyone agrees with Lilly Pulitzer and we don’t need to be a psychologist, a top fashion designer, or an interior decorator to agree that the color of a room will either make […]
In these modern times, one must be ever-cautious to ensure whatever flows from their mouth is politically correct. There are always new views and edicts on old topics, i.e. same-sex marriage is now allowed across this country, yet most of the time we still adhere to the principle that pink is for girls and blue […]
You’ve heard this expression many times I am sure. But just because you live in America, doesn’t mean you have to have a typical kitchen in a sunny yellow hue that coordinates with the ever-present, traditional gingham checked tablecloth and café curtains, just like Mom had. That’s right – there is always room to grow.
Years ago a cowboy spent days and days on the trail… he sat on his horse and life revolved around the cattle herd. He slept in a bedroll, ate beans over a campfire and got cleaned up in the creek – if he was lucky, it was clear water. When he finally got back to […]
Years ago, the concept of a private theatre in the home was just for the millionaires and movie stars. Or entertainers like Elvis and Michael Jackson who could not enjoy watching a movie out in public so they had to resort to bringing the movie to their house… or palatial palace, as it were.
In this modern computer age, though we often complain about quirks or issues related to our computers, you know you would not trade it in for a quill pen and paper for any amount of money.
Pink has always been the go-to color for girls, from the bassinette to the bridal shower, and even today – nothing has really changed. It is still the most-popular color for girl’s bedrooms.
It has to be the color blue, of course… pink is for girls, blue is for boys, or that’s the way we’ve thought it should be… for eons anyway. But, even if you decide that blue is the way to go for a bedroom that is slated for one boy or multiple boys, it does […]
Through the years the number one color homeowners have chosen for small rooms has traditionally been white, off-white or even sometimes being so bold as to choose cream. Well, there is nothing wrong with that thinking, of course, and these colors go with everything, but it is now time to expand your horizons.
Sometimes interior decorators speak in esoteric terms in their exuberance to convey their expertise in interior design and various styles or trends. The result is that you may feel a little lost and out of your element. Before any initial consultation with an interior designer it might behoove you to take a quick tour of […]