Archive for October 2014

My Picture of a Perfect Day

My Picture of a Perfect Day
“A Perfect Day”– an ideal topic for “let’s imagine” so…Here We Go!  & Yes, “some details are left purposely vague”: It’s sunny, it’s bright and I am with my very favorite people:  my husband, our children and spouses, their children and my sweet and wonderful 4-legged barking children are there too. It’s hard to get... Read more »

Design Trends and Your Taste...

Design Trends and Your Taste...
OK…This is a big, wide topic!  I posted this once before, but it’s important information if you want to assemble a successful Design Project. I put furnishings into a few categories, but they meld into: Modern, Traditional, “Eclectic” — or a controlled combination– & “Transitional” — not as modern, but not fussy–). There’s also Asian, Primitive, Country plus various... Read more »

This Reader Misses Reading

This Reader Misses Reading
Once upon a time, I read voraciously.  Before 6th grade, we had no TV and I read whenever I had spare time from school, friends and other activities.  I read “Exodus” in 6th or 7th grade, because I could. Over the many, many years since then, I read for school and read for fun when I would want... Read more »
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Interior Design for Fall 2014: Colors & Cheer

Interior Design for Fall 2014: Colors & Cheer
Lots of new topics for met to share, but this is A-1 Awesome:  Color is truly back in the Interior Design World.  While looking at furniture at Chicago’s venerable Merchandise Mart, it has become more and more fun.  Neutrals are always safe and calm colors.  They can be interesting and very sophisticated (perhaps another blog... Read more »