The Paint Colors of Mardi Gras

The Color Inspirations of Mardi Gras! In honor of Fat Tuesday’s Mardi Gras celebration here is a color/paint inspiration board to get us all in the mood. The colors of Mardi Gras are bold and fun. Maybe not the colors of an entire room, but definitely an awesome choice for an accent wall or ceiling. What color are you drawn to? Is it the Purple that represents...

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Umbrella Stands both Stylish and Fun

Umbrella stands are a necessary evil. They are mostly utilitarian and pretty darn ugly. But I am here to show you that they don’t have to be! These stands come in all shapes and sizes. They are most often seen and used in a Foyer or a Mud Room. With this new list of show stoppers, you may have to go out and buy a few umbrellas worthy of your stand! (product...

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3 Ideas for Remodeling your Fireplace

  How do you really feel about the Fireplace in your home? Taking on a remodel, even a small change can prove a little daunting for most people. Today we are talking about fireplace updates. Sometimes all you need is a change of the tile surround or a new mantle to make the area feel fresh and new. We have three examples below of fun fireplace remodels we have...

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Top 4 Resolution Ideas for 2016

Happy 2016 to each and everyone of you! We are excited to start this New Year and see what it has to offer. How many of you made at least one resolution for this year? I know I did. I have all of the normal ones: Lose a little weight, start working out, make time for a small vacation this year, etc. Resolutions are a time honored tradition. Some of them we consider to be...

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Make 2016 a Bright New Year!

Let’s shine some light on the New Year and make 2016 as bright as can be! Is your kitchen, dining, entry way or powder room gloomy? A great way to add warmth, interest and brightness to your home is by adding light (shocking, I know!)  Swapping out a dull, outdated fixture to something bright and new is an easy way to add new life to a space. Here are a few of...

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Music makes the world go around

I remember the days when my parents would open the big console in our living room and throw on that record album of Elvis or the Rat Pack.  We even had the 8-track player attached to it.  As the years have gone by, the record player has come and gone from home decor.  For the chosen few, they have never gone away.  For those of you that are re-discovering your love...

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Home for the Holidays

The long stretch of Holidays from Thanksgiving to New Years Day are my favorite holidays of the year to celebrate.  I think one of the reasons it is my favorite is because it is the only time of year you get out your shiny best to display for all to see.  Holiday traditions come in many different colors and flavors.  I would love to share some of my traditions with...

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Table Settings for All Occasions

  photo by Eric Piasecki The holidays are upon us.  Parties are in full swing.  Are you planning to throw or attend a formal party?  Cocktail Party?  Holiday Tea?  Holiday Bar-B-Que?  All of these sound like fun, so take me with you when you go! No matter what party you are attending or throwing, here are some much needed tips for how to set the table.  When...

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Ice Breakers with Chairs

With the winter weather upon us it has me thinking of snow and ice.  Granted, I live in the middle of Texas, so we don’t see much of that.  Though none of this furniture is actually made of ice, it has the clear look of an icicle and the feeling of floating on air.  Check out this fun collection of Acrylic, Glass and Polycarbonite chairs. (more information below...

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5 Favorite Dining Chairs for 2015

As 2015 is drawing to a close, we wanted to showcase some of our favorite dining chairs for the year.  I am a fan of the classics, so I am sure there are no surprises here.  What is your favorite dining chair for 2015?   1. Eames Molded Fiberglass Wire-base Arm Chair An Eames classic style that we all know and love, the Molded Fiberglass chair.  This chair dates...

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Thanksgiving Decor and Gift Ideas

It is almost that time!  The weather is crisp and brisk and it is time to gather with friends and family and give thanks for all the wonderful people and things in our lives.  Here are some great finds to help you get your home set up to host Thanksgiving dinner.  If you aren’t playing host this year, we have some great gift ideas for those that host...

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9 Stunning Faucets for your Master Bathroom

There are so many bathroom faucets available today, it is hard to pick a favorite.  Faucets come in many styles: widespread, centerset, single-hole dual and single control and wall-mounted.  More and more brands are beginning to offer brass and gold faucets and some are even beginning to offer matte black finishes which we love!  As 2016 rolls around we are sure to...

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