Getting the “blues” is generally considered a bad thing. But I have to admit, any mention of the word blue makes me smile because blue is my favorite color. Up until a few years ago, my heart belonged to green. And while green and I are still the best of friends, I am now head [...]
Valentine’s Day is lots of fun, but why reserve the romance for just one day of the year? It’s so easy to make your daily life more romantic just by adding a few special touches to your decorating. Here are a few ideas to inspire you.
As I write, we have a flotilla of painters at Nell Hill’s Briarcliff brightening the store’s galleries with brand new colors. Nothing lifts my spirits on a cold January day like seeing a room transform before my eyes with fresh paint. In my book, there isn’t an easier, less expensive or more effective way to [...]
When Dorothy said, “There’s no place like home,” I wonder if she wasn’t really thinking about her favorite chair back in Kansas, because for me, one of the best parts of home is sink-into-comfortable furnishings that fill your space with style. So much goes into picking the right pieces of upholstered furniture for your home, [...]
Dan’s favorite day of the holiday season is the day the holiday decorations come down. After months of sharing his space with greenery, bows and baubles, he’s ready to get his house back. While I miss the pomp and circumstance of the holidays, I have to admit that once the tinsel and trim is packed [...]