Posts tagged "art"

And the Colors for Fall 2012 Are...??

And the Colors for Fall 2012 Are...??
Check this out! For the first time in what seems a Very Long Time the seasons’s new colors really feel New.  Interior Design and furnishings are following the same trends and predictions as  fashion.  ”Tangerine Tango”, the bright orange of nail polish and cropped jeans this spring and summer, is still included, but many more... Read more »

"Mi Casa es Mi Casa" but you can look!

"Mi Casa es Mi Casa" but you can look!
This past weekend two people asked me if I meet with clients and prospective clients in my home…Not usually and here’s why: To start, we have a wonderful and friendly, but a bit crazy, 60 lb. husky.   Adorable as I think he is, I am sure he could overwhelm visitors. Yum yum. But much more... Read more »

A Designer's Delight: SOFA 2010

A Designer's Delight: SOFA 2010
It’s been so long since I missed a SOFA (Sculptural Objects and Functional Art) show at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, that I can’t remember when it was.  There have been years that have seemed to be all glass artists, sometimes too crowded and sometimes too exclusive…meaning that it was for serious collectors only. Searching for... Read more »
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Can Anything Old Be New?

“Staging“ is that new buzzword that means improving a property’s appeal by transforming it into a place that anyone might want.  It’s a brand new Interior Design “Specialty” that many of us have ALWAYS done!   (& it will likely be a topic VERY soon).  This blog is about “staging“ for YOURSELF or changing things around, de-cluttering and... Read more »

My Place Looks So Dated -- Tired, Old....!!

Today’s inspirations!   1. I found a spot for the new piece that I bought at Art Expo/NEXT a couple of weeks ago.  For that, I moved things around a bit.  One thing or another may have to be given away or go to the attic for now.  I love the freshness that these little changes... Read more »