Archive | January, 2012

TODAY ON HOUZZ: TOUR A MIAMI CONDO INSPIRED BY NATURE

January 31, 2012

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y latest ideabook for houzz takes you on a tour of a contemporary Miami condo designed for a modern family. Though Miami design is know for bold hues and art deco decor, interior designer Deborah Wecselman shows a softer side of this vibrant coastal city. Inspired by nature, she chose a watery color palette, woven […]

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BACK TO BASICS: THE ABCs OF GARDENING

January 31, 2012

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written by Abra Lee, Garden Contributor ongratulations on your decision to start a garden. It’s easier said than done, but here are three basic ideas that will help you along your journey. Creating your dream garden begins with A-B-C: Attractive- Gardens must have an attractive layout for you to enjoy them let alone work in […]

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LET’S GO SHOPPING: LUXEYARD.COM

January 24, 2012

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oday LuxeYard, a luxury home furnishings and decor flash sales site, opened its virtual doors for business. When I got the word about unique goods with prices at up to 70 percent off retail, I was all ears and knew you would be too! What separates LuxeYard from its competitors? They boast two new e-commerce […]

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TOP 5 BATH TRENDS FOR 2012

January 22, 2012

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  ooking to renovate your bathroom this year? Before you swing the hammer, read this quick update on my favorite bath trends of 2012. Many of the trends you are about to see are consumer favorites from previous years, others are based on updates in latest technology and resource conservation. Incorporate all or just one […]

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TODAY ON HOUZZ: INTERVIEW WITH PHOTOSTYLIST ANNETTE JOSEPH

January 21, 2012

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y latest ideabook on houzz.com is an eye-opening interview with photostylist/producer Annette Joseph. After witnessing her style a room from scratch at a mock photoshoot, I became intrigued with the art of photostyling and had to learn more about the craft. Annette’s job is to help you envision yourself living in the space, enjoying it […]

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8 WAYS TO CALM AN IMPATIENT DECORATOR

January 18, 2012

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If my husband read this headline, an image of me hauling a chaise lounge upstairs or using my legs to push a heavy bookcase across the room would immediately pop into his head. In my redesigning frenzy he asks, “Why didn’t you wait for me to help you with that? You are so impatient.” I’m […]

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REMEMBERING A KING

January 16, 2012

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Just wanted to share with you a quote that has greatly influenced the way I live my life. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” ― Martin Luther King Jr. With the utmost gratitude […]

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