When we moved into our condominium eight years ago, the hallway along the staircase was a real eyesore. It was dark, long and narrow. There was a French door that opened into the hallway from the vestibule and covered most of the sliding doors to the closet. Every time we had guests it made it […]
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I remember when I was young my parents would drive my sister and I to Albany to visit our grandmother. As we came upon her beautiful brick home, there she would be, sitting on the front porch in a white rocking chair surrounded by beautifully colored ceramic pots with wonderful flowers cascading down them. Our home in Buffalo, […]
Empty a house completely, and three elements remain: Light, color and a sense of cleanliness. Any rethinking of the space starts with these basics. It’s odd that lighting is so often overlooked, since it has the power to radically transform architecture and interiors. Lighting can make a small area seem spacious and a large one […]
I love the styling of this line, Monterey Sands, from Lexington Home Brands – A wonderful furniture line I’ve been selling for years. Their showroom at the Furniture and Accessory Market I travel to in October in High Point, North Carolina is amazing. I remember once, to show off a new line of furniture they were introducing, their stylist created […]
When my husband and I moved into our condominium six years ago, my gardening flourished. You are restricted in what you can do to the outside when you have a Homeowners Association so my challenge began. Each year, I have created spaces outdoors that you can sit, read or reflect in. One of my passions along with decorating is […]
Don’t you just love this! This article is in the February/March 2013 issue of Traditional Home Magazine. The furniture featured is a line I sell called Somerset Bay. I just ordered three new pieces for stock. Everytime I place the new pieces in my studio/home, they go right out the door. One piece I ordered is the Augusta Box […]
“Mate-Lesse” – that’s what my husband said the other day. When does the “mate-lesse summer spread come out?” “It’s February,” I said. He thinks that’s a cool word and he uses it whenever he can. I myself find it an interesting word as well. For those of you not quite sure what it means, it’s a jacquard […]