Category Archives: Inspiration

Unique Accessories to Inspire You

Sometimes it seems like people forget they can have fun with their accessories. Not everything needs to be formal nor does it need to the "standard" or "norm", especially if that isn't suit your style or personality. People don't want "builder grade" finishes in their home, so why put stale, "everybody has these" accessories in…
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Holiday Table Settings

Yesterday, Ellen and I did a rather cute table setting for a client of ours. (Excuse the candle-less candlesticks. We didn't have any and the client hadn't found hers.) This particular setting is for everyday use, but it inspired me to post something about table settings, and since the holiday season has begun I thought…
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Pastels are in Bloom!

Pastels are making a comeback! According to a recent online article from Sherwin-Williams, these soft hues are making a re-emergence. But don't worry these aren't the pastels we tend to associate with Easter eggs or Dynasty. Jackie Jordan, director of color marketing at Sherwin-Williams, says, "Pastels don't have to be baby blue or pale pink.…
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Pantone Color of the Year 2013

Pantone has released its color choice for 2013; Emerald! According to the press release from Pantone, last year's Tangerine Tango was a spirited, reddish orange that provided us with an energy boost. This year's Emerald will continue to promote a sense of well-being through its vividness, while promoting balance and harmony. "Most often associated with…
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