Wednesday, August 31, 2011

"Small Spaces"...

I love utilizing bold wallpaper patterns in small spaces.  This combination of the Teal Blue, green and the black furniture; makes such elegant statement.  This is an example of a pattern that is trendy and will be around for a while.  The mix of old and new lines is just fresh and pretty!

Monday, August 29, 2011

"Reading Nook"...

Traditional at heart is my personal style...feeling comfortable and surrounded by the things I adore; makes me happy!  This little reading nook is decorated so beautifully and cozy, one of my favorites indeed.  The over scale pattern is in perfect harmony with the space.  On of the ingredients is the mix of textures, such as the bamboo shades and distribution of color and patterns.  This reading nook is perfect to read a love story novel...

Friday, August 26, 2011

"Pillow Talk" cushions

our breakfast area was just remodel and our worn out but beautiful Moroccan style seat cushions need to be updated by may be one of these.   Elegant stripes and squares style comfy seats is just what we need.  A stronger color might be a good idea, but I love the blue spa/brown/gold combo!


Thursday, August 25, 2011

"Wing Chair Bed"...

I just adore these custom wind chair style bed...Love the entire color assemble, which is a combination of green and pink.  These two tones looked hard to combined but finding the damask pattern, it as easy to find a coordinating solid silk.  Having such big bed requires a substantially big room.  One trick of the eye is the paint on the walls.  The tones are very calming and elegant, to help you relax!


Tuesday, August 23, 2011


Can't wait until fall.  My favorite time of the in Florida, the weather turns beautiful.  A fresh breeze of air enters the atmosphere and we actually can open house windows and let the air in.  We can turn off our AC's and breath fresh air.  Fall is the season for dinners and gatherings, for planning our holiday shopping and time to have good meals.  Which brings me to this flower centerpiece...these are just yellow mums we car purchase at our local home depot!

Just some ideas from BHG

Monday, August 22, 2011

"Aqua"..strong and bold

It's funny but I love color...I've never been afraid to use it in so many facets of interior design.  Whether in furnishings, textiles or walls, aqua is strong and bold color. 

image from google

Friday, August 19, 2011

"Pillow Talk"...laverder

There's nothing more refreshing that the color lavender...also the aroma.  These cute handmade pillows are a cute way of representing a field of flowers.  The detail is in mixing the ribbons and buttons, overlapping them to make an interesting pattern.  Here's what you need:

threat and needle and scissors


Thursday, August 18, 2011

"Craft Ideas"...made with felt

I stumbled upon this item while searching for handmade items, and couldn't help how cute it is.  I admire handmade crafts for so many reasons...but mainly because they are special.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

"Modern Bath" and zen

It's Wednesday...middle of the week and time goes by like the speed of light.  I wouldn't mind spending the rest of the week in this Modern Master Bath.  Just to look at the steady waterfall relaxes me!


Monday, August 15, 2011

"Fabric Options"...for lampshades

Here are some fabric options for lampshades!  I kind of like the combination of shells and little corals, mixed with a 100% Linen.  Will try to find a trim with shells or may be a Mother of Pearl look.  They will be simple, fun and conversational. 

Happy Monday!

Friday, August 12, 2011

"Pillow Talk"...handmade

Soft to the touch...are these pillows made from felt fabric.  The combination of perry wrinkle colors mixed with bright greens and pinks makes these pattern pop out.  Each circle is finished with a hand made stitch, which makes it more unique. 


Thursday, August 11, 2011


Love this idea of collecting bottles...if you have or find old bottles of milk, or perfume or even liquor one, keep them.  Bottles may have a very special design and can make a nice decorative accessory, plus is another way to recycle!

Happy Thursday!

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

"Lighting Drama"...

Lighting is such an important part of interior design...Adding Drama with lighting can be presented with any design style.  No matter how whimsical you are or your particular taste, when it comes to chandeliers for example I must go all the way.  I must think out of the box and try to find the most beautiful or conversational fixture.  From a wall reading lamp, to a bubble chandelier, these pieces must be within scale.  If they are too plain, dress them up.  Visit our website for fabric, trims and ideas.


Tuesday, August 9, 2011

"Modern Drum Shades"...

Thank you Suzi for sending pictures of your chandelier.  The Modern Drum chandelier shades look great. They go so well with the curtains and the shape of shades makes perfect harmony with lighting fixture.  Every chandelier is different and requires different shapes and sizes.  When placing an order on Dress My Shade through Etsy, leave a detail message on convo and also an image. 

Bravo Suzi, thanks!

Monday, August 8, 2011

"Time For Change"...

I am getting the itch for's time to re-do some rooms in the house. The paint on the walls look worn out or faded.  The Curtains are an old Robert Allen Silk/Taffeta and I want a fresh look.  Have to mix the old with the new, meaning, furniture stays.  I have to be creative, for example, my dining room chairs are from Design Masters, they are super comfortable parsons chairs with beautiful modern exposed lets, think I will do a slip cover and call it new.  The color palette will be a green/yellow or may be a mint green/yellow.  

Got to get inspired...

Happy Monday!

Friday, August 5, 2011

"Pillow Talk"...layers

Pillows not only are for comfort but they beautify a simple chair...This one has a couple of layers of fringe and is finished or dressed up with buttons.  The buttons are not sewn on but hanging with a string! 


Thursday, August 4, 2011

"Mirror, Mirror On The Wall"...

Mirror Mirror on the wall...There's a big difference when an accessory is place in its proper place.  In the showroom, we try to display the merchandise in the most eclectic and fun way we can.  However, when this mirror finds its home, its pure art.


Wednesday, August 3, 2011

"An Old Basket"...

An old market basket is the perfect container to display roses!

Take it Easy, wk is almost over...

Tuesday, August 2, 2011


Sometimes when we cannot find the right art piece because of simples reasons such as color, for example, try to think out of the box.  Utilising fabric or even wall paper as art is the solution.  Cut the pieces and take them to the local framer, and you are done.  This idea is great for those of us who likes to change things around very often!

Happy Tuesday...

Monday, August 1, 2011

"Color Is Beautiful...

Color is beautiful...especially the strong and predominant coral on the wall. 

Happy Monday...