5 Small Home Organizational Tips

  • April 10, 2019

Whether you have a large home or a studio apartment, we all need tips and tricks to organize our spaces. An organized home saves time and energy. I looked for the best ideas to share with you. I like ideas that can be implemented quickly, easily, and inexpensively. I don't have a lot of time to work on my own home so if an idea takes special tools and skills, it's not gonna happen. Can you relate? Here are my favorite tips. 1. Door organizers These organizers from Container Store provide many options. I like the versatility. You can use one…

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Peach and Aqua Decor Color Scheme

  • March 23, 2019
Peach and Aqua Decor Color Scheme

It's finally spring so I had to create a pretty, fresh, nature inspired mood board for you. The flamingo photo is the inspiration with shades of aqua, teal, and peach. The light, candy colors are grounded with the black in the rug and photo frame. Ah, spring feels good and these colors are perfect if you like soft colors. If you ever have trouble creating a color palette for your decor, look to nature. Look at images in a magazine or take a walk or maybe let your favorite vacation spot inspire you. Flamingo Photo by Carlota Vidal What do…

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How to Decorate a Small Living Room

  • January 11, 2019
How to Decorate a Small Living Room

It can be easy to decorate your small living room if you follow these tips. Many people are overwhelmed with decorating a small space because they don't know which items should be small and which should be large. Scale in a small room can be tricky; you have to fool the eye a bit. OK, tip #1. The furniture should be small in scale. DO NOT buy the super deep seated sofa with massive arms. It won't look right and it won't fit right. Do buy the average-ish sofa. Take a look at this small space by designer, Beth Lindsey.…

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At-Home Relaxation Space: Re-Energize, Recharge, and Relax

  • September 19, 2018
At-Home Relaxation Space: Re-Energize, Recharge, and Relax

If you're like me, you are busy taking care of others and getting stuff done! It's not easy to stop and rest. Working after 5pm is common and my brain gets ramped up when it should be slowing down. I have to carve out a little time to relax. Time off allows more space for creativity. Here are some tips to re-energize after a long day. First, dedicate a space in your home where you can relax. If you have young children you may not have a space of your own because those little ones share every space; especially when…

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How the Colors in Your Home Affect Your Mood

  • August 4, 2018
How the Colors in Your Home Affect Your Mood

How the Colors in Your Home Affect Your Mood Trying to find that perfect color to paint the different rooms in your home can be an indecisive and frustrating experience, spent mulling over endless shades in the local hardware store. You peruse catalogs, the internet, and sites like Pinterest for some interior inspiration, but can’t seem to find the right color scheme. One helpful tip is to look into the colors themselves, and how they play a role in influencing emotions. These insights can help to narrow down options, and below are a list of colors, and how they might…

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Easy Organization Habits to Create a Tidy and Relaxed Home Life

  • June 6, 2018
Easy Organization Habits to Create a Tidy and Relaxed Home Life

Easy Organization Habits to Create a Tidy and Relaxed Home Life   We all want to feel comfortable and relaxed in our own homes. After all, this is where we spend the majority of our time, sleep at night, and raise our children. Some ways to bring a sense of comfort and calm into your home might include decluttering, getting organized, and taking a minimalist approach to your home decor and belongings. Of course, this can be a daunting task at first. Here are some home tidiness habits that are not only super easy, but will also help your home…

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Avoid These Interior Design Mistakes When Moving into Your New Home

  • March 17, 2018
Avoid These Interior Design Mistakes When Moving into Your New Home

Moving into your brand-new home is a fantastic opportunity to make your mark on your own personal space. The problem is, when shopping in Dallas, you might find yourself buying a random assortment of accessories to go in your new property; a process that often leads to a complicated and mis-matched design.   What many new homeowners forget is that great interior design requires a trained eye. While you might see something  you love when you're shopping, not everything you like will look perfect in your new property. Try to avoid these mistakes when you're creating your private oasis. Mistake One:…

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Kitchen Trends 2018

  • February 7, 2018
Kitchen Trends 2018

Kitchen Trends for 2018 I think you're going to like these trends! I sure do! 1. Black Fixtures Yes! Black is the new bronze. We will be seeing black light fixtures, cabinet hardware, and faucets. It looks classic and chic. If you ware waffling on which finish to select, choose black! Source 2. Gold Fixtures Gold is not going away any time soon. It's pretty with cool colors such as gray, blue and white because it adds warmth and the feeling of luxury. Source 3. Color Homeowners are getting bold and designers are loving all of the beautiful colors for backsplashes!…

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Sincerity Color Palette for Sherwin Williams

  • November 13, 2017
Sincerity Color Palette for Sherwin Williams

Sherwin Williams creates color palettes for each new year. The colors are based on the changes in technology, global influences, and fashion. I was especially interested in the color palette called Sincerity. Sincerity embodies minimalism, possibility, calming spaces, imperfection, and quiet. Maybe I am drawn to this palette because I need more "sincerity" or calm in my life! I seem to move at the speed of light some days and there seems to be a buzz in my ears. Other influences of the palette are Instagram, Hygge (pronounced hue-guh not hoo-gah) is a Danish word used when acknowledging a feeling or moment,…

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Family, Inspiration, Friends, and Interior Design

  • November 9, 2017
Family, Inspiration, Friends, and Interior Design

When I work with my clients I consider the following three values: Family First- The rooms need to support the lifestyle of the family who lives in the home. If the family has pets, young children, teens, aging parents, or someone with special needs, I want to make sure that everyone is comfortable. The fabrics, layout, and lighting for example, need to function uniquely. 2. Rooms that Inspire- Busy entrepreneurs and their families should be inspired to reach their goals. I work with a lot of business people with high power jobs and retired folks that are ultra active. They…

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