Did you just buy your first home ? How exciting, you spent soooo much time and money and now you want to make it your own. I'm going to give you a few tips that are budget friendly. Repaint Your Front Door Your front door is often overlooked. It is the focal point of your home. You want the front door to be welcoming to friends, family and neig[...]
I don't know about you but we have a lot of guests during the summer months. We live in New Jersey as we call it "down the shore". I have fortunate that I have three empty rooms for guests. For the summer I like to keep it simple. I love crisp white sheets on a bed and you look great in bed with a tan! I keep my rooms very simple. I always have a blanke[...]
Okay, what happened to summer??.....We left on Friday September 25th for a few days of vacation down in warm sunny South Carolina....Came back on Wednesday and summer's door was slammed shut! Its cold, grey and rainy..... and everyone is stocking and gassing up for.... Hurricane JOAQUIN but enough of things that are out of my control....... We were able [...]
Hi, meet my client Carrie, she grew up on Long Beach Island New Jersey...she has very special memories of her days on the Island....which you can only image if you have ever been to LBI. She meet her husband Steve and they moved to Tuckerton where he was originally from....hence the Sea meets the pines...as Tuckerton is the heart of the pine barrens. They compromised [...]
Hey there.... My Monday Morning Blog I'm presently working with a client in Colts Neck New Jersey....I have to say she and her family are wonderful....I really enjoy them . You may remember that I staged their home in LBI and then I staged their home in West Long Branch. Now they are hiring me to decorate their new home. If you don't know about Colts Neck Ne[...]
Every years a group of my girl friends visit a decorators show house. This year we went into NYC for the day and attended the 43rd Annual Decorator Show House which benefits the Boys and Girls Club. The Location was The Arthur Sachs Mansion at 58th East 66th Street NYC. I love going to these show houses as it gets my creative juices flowing....I then want to come[...]
During the winter months is the time we dedicate to painting the interior of our home. Since we moved in to our new home in December we had a lot to do...I decided to paint the family room with Benjamin Moore's Stingray #1529 and the accent wall in BM Majestic Sage . I added some pops of orange and we created a totally new look for very little money.
Now that I am done with the re-branding and getting my website up and running its time to try to work on our new home. We moved in two days before Christmas. Since than I have not had too much time to dedicate to decorating my own home.... We are presently working on our dining room. Below is a picture of the dining room. The dropped leaf table has traveled with[...]