Khaki Since it first hit the runway over 40 years ago, khaki has become a fashion classic, returning this season with a bang. Appearing in varying styles for a number of fashion houses, we saw suede khaki pieces at Chanel‘s feminist protest, while MarcJacobs offered sexy, military silhouettes and Ralph Lauren opted for Out of … More Top Trends for Summer 2015
Some of you, like myself, may have made a resolution that pertains to work – mine was specifically to create a more organized and productive workspace. With that said, I became quite excited about the decor and organizational aspects of this goal; however, prior to plowing ahead, I wanted to create a checklist to ensure … More Why Not Create A Productive Office?
Laundry rooms and mud rooms, while not the gathering place of a home, are frequently visited and in high demand when it comes to keeping the rest of the home clean and its residents looking put together. In an effort to create a work space that is more welcoming and calming as we set about … More Create A Simply Luxurious Laundry Room
Real estate appraisers and brokers have agreed time and time again that a remodeled full bathroom will reap approximately 60-70% of the initial investment. The only other major remodel that consistently has these results is a kitchen. With that in mind, why not turn your average every day bathroom into a spa-like retreat. Whether you … More Create A Spa At Home
Upon turning our home into our sanctuary, it can sometimes seem that the only solution is hiring a contractor or moving to a different location. But the truth is, every place you most likely will move into will need your own personal touch to create precisely the ideal space. The good news is, much can … More Why Not Make Simple Home Touch-Ups?
Just as our sartorial choices reveal our personality, so too can our sanctuaries that we slip home to each night to find rest and rejuvenation before stepping out into the world the next day to do it all over again. Our homes can become a canvas of our passions, our experiences, our dreams and our … More Why Not Shop Consignment Decor
Formality, decisiveness, creativity and a story are all things that come to mind when I think of wallpaper. With a resolute certainty, paper covers walls that have seen and heard endless stories of the lives that have walked by them whether the paper is found in homes, museums, estates or community gathering areas. Wallpaper requires … More Why Not Wallpaper?
Styling a tray for your coffee table, side table, bedside table or any tabletop in your house for that matter is a simple, yet statement making effect that completes a room. Each time I used to flip through decor magazines, I was envious of the beautifully styled of each tabletop space, but after doing some … More Why Not Style a Tray?
A thoughtfully prepared guest room conveys kindness, caring, respect, and even love. 1. As for the visit itself, before your guests arrive give them an idea of the schedule they can expect. If it is a weekend stay what activities are involved and what sort of clothes they’ll need. If their arrival and departure times … More Welcome Houseguests with Style
Part of creating a luxurious life is building a sanctuary that is welcoming, comforting and tranquil. 1. Purge Go through each and every cupboard, shelf and drawer and place in a box to donate or sell anything that is unused, or a duplicate of what you already have. By spending time purging what isn’t necessary, … More Use Simple Changes to Transform Your Kitchen