Cellular 101: The many shades of cellular

Bali Cellular Shades have a wide appeal—some customers love how they manage the light, some are drawn to their uber-effective insulation, and others just love their crisp, stylish folds, available in a huge selection of colors and patterns. Triple Your Benefits with Cellular Shades The truth is, cellular shades offer a trifecta of great qualities. […]

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Finding the focal points in your room

So what’s a focal point? It is an area of interest or emphasis. This is where your eye is drawn. Typically it is that place you see as you walk into a room, that immediately catches your attention. Hopefully the focal point is a lovely painting rather than a crack in the wall. Will visitors […]

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Tips for hosting summer houseguests

I’m not going to lie, I never have house guests in the summer. At our old farmhouse, we don’t have air conditioning so it really isn’t the most comfortable time to visit. Seeking a more cool, comfortable climate, I am usually the houseguest at the homes of my friends and family during the summer months. […]


Black fringe for drama and flair: Using curtains to revitalize your space

There are certain rooms in our home (and I assume most peoples’ homes) that inevitably get put on the back burner, design-wise. For us, this is the studio; the place where I write, paint, and create, day in and day out. That’s not to say it hasn’t come a long way since we moved in; […]

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Taking the plunge with bold window treatments! Blue Roman shades reveal.

Awhile back I chatted with y’all about taking the plunge with bold colors! We were super hesitant to add in a bold color with window treatments. My hubby and I always default to whites, grays, and other neutrals. Bold colors? Well that’s for something tiny and easily replaceable, you know—like a pillow! Ha. With our […]


10 Cool and creative wall decorating ideas

Since I live in a rental where I can’t paint the walls, one of my favorite things to fantasize about is all the cool and creative ways I could paint the walls when we buy our own house. My favorite are accent walls that are fun and unique—with interesting designs that take them beyond just […]

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The transformative power of paint

We’ve all heard the old saying “time heals all wounds.” Now that saying has a corollary; “paint fixes all problems.” Maybe it’s an exaggeration, but there’s a lot of truth there. If a piece of furniture looks dated or out of style, often a coat of paint is all that is needed to make it […]

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5 Tips to a serene bedroom

First things first: your bedroom doesn’t have to be full of pastels and puffy pillows to be serene. The place where you feel most at home and comfortable is the place you’ll be most serene. These tips transcend specific design aesthetics and focus on the elements that make us feel at ease. Great Low Lighting […]

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The finishing touch in our office: Natural shades

Have you ever worked really hard on giving a room a makeover, only to realize in the end that a key element was missing? That’s what happened with our home office. While I personally don’t spend a ton of time in there, my husband does! He loved the room once we gave it a makeover, […]