It’s a fresh new season and I love seasonal decorating. Although spring hasn’t quite made its way here on Long Island, I am ready for longer days, putting on sundresses and sandals and enjoying happy, sunny gatherings. So whether you’re spending an afternoon with friends or preparing a scrumptious Mother’s Day brunch, a spring time celebration is always welcoming.
Happy Spring! Can you believe Easter is this weekend? This holiday pretty much snuck up on me but I am happy to put winter behind me and welcome the bright and refreshing colors that spring has to offer. Most of you know that I am a neutral décor lover but prior to our renovation, these dining room walls were a bold dark red and often difficult to decorate for the warm weather seasons. What a difference paint can make! Having a neutral space opens up so many opportunities to bring in fresh pops of beautiful color. I especially love decorating this room around holiday time.
Happy Monday! It’s a fresh fall day outside and with a brisk chill in the air, who wouldn’t love to grab a pumpkin spice latte and cuddle up underneath layers of warm plaid blankets. Last year, I wrote a blog post on this iconic American textile here and I am happy to see that this classic pattern is still on trend for Fall 2015. Just yesterday, Target launched the Adam Lippes Collection and I am impressed with his modern take on this timeless design with his plaid home accessories and fashionable clothing. According to Kathee Tesija, executive vice president and chief merchandising and supply chain officer at Target, “Plaid has been a defining element of style for every generation, and we felt it would be the perfect centerpiece for this design moment. It can be both fun and fashionable, so it offered us a lot of flexibility as we thought through ways we could bring it to life for our guests”. [Read more…]
You’ve made your list and checked it twice. Christmas is right around the corner and it’s time to get those presents under the tree! Gather your gifts, warm up a cup of hot cocoa, turn on some holiday tunes and get wrapping. Here are some unique ideas for wrapping your gifts this year. Get ready to think outside the box and wrap your presents in style.
Happy Holidays…that’s a wrap!