As I write this, heavy snow is falling in Denver. I was going to write about something practical today, like window coverings, but I absolutely can't do it on a single degree, snowy day in February. SO - this week I'm writing about one of my favorite topics - how to add charm and character… Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to Add Character and Charm to Your Home
Have you been up to check out the Aspens yet this year? We went to Kenosha Pass last weekend and the leaves weren't quite ripe there yet. I think the mountains are getting some "weather" this weekend and I imagine that the leaves will all be knocked off soon. Fall at 9,000 feet plus is… Continue reading Fall Decorating: Keep it Simple and Go Easy on the Hay Bales
It's vacation time for a lot of people (especially those with school-age children) and I've been thinking about how to get some of that vacation feeling into my own home. I love to travel but I don't take the type of vacation where I lay around doing nothing - probably because I'm not that great… Continue reading Relax: Letting Your Vacation Style Guide Your Interiors
I love the piano but I think we can all agree they're not known for being the cool kid at the rock concert. They're big, rectangular boxes that you need to sit or stand fairly still while you play them with a limited amount of head banging. I've been seeing quite a few upright pianos featured recently in the… Continue reading When Pianos Try to Be Guitars: How to Make an Upright Piano Look Hip
Here's a great DIY side table to get that rustic, farmhouse charm into your home!
I can get lost in movie and television set homes. Here's what you can learn from set designers to use in your own home!
Do you want to display more family photo's but aren't sure how? Here's some great advice for getting family photo's up on the wall!
Happy 2016! I took a few days off here and there over the holiday and had time, in between scarfing down silly amounts of holiday cookies, to think about houses and the process of creating a beautiful home. I thought I would kick off the first post this year with a few thoughts that have been… Continue reading Creating a Beautiful Home: 4 Tips to Remember
"I've always wanted to smash a guitar over someone's head. You can't do that with a piano." - Elton John As a silly decorator - having a piano in the home thrills me almost as much for the design opportunity as for the music. It's a gorgeous table top and art ledge rolled into a piece… Continue reading The Space Above: Styling above an upright piano
“One day I was counting the cats and I absent-mindedly counted myself.” ― Bobbie Ann Mason, Shiloh and Other Stories I'm not much of a collection person - for this I count my blessings because I do see a potential hoarder lurking around inside my psyche. A lot of collections either give me a creepy sensation of too many lives,… Continue reading 5 Tips for Displaying a Collection Without Appearing like a Hoarder