How to Decorate a Fireplace Mantle

How to Decorate a Fireplace Mantle

Pin ItA question I’m often asked as an interior designer is how to decorate a fireplace mantle. As the focal point of the living room, we orient our furniture around the fireplace even when it’s hot outside. There are many ways to decorate it depending on your style and personality. I tend to prefer an […]

Creative bathroom storage

Creative Bathroom Storage Ideas

Pin ItCreative bathroom storage ideas. The New Year usually means making resolutions. I rarely make personal resolutions, but I do like to start January with a list of design and decorating projects. Some might be big, like bathroom remodeling, or small, like painting the foyer. Many are as easy as getting more organized. If tackling […]

Change a stock cupboard into a high-end cabinet

Transform Stock Kitchen Cabinets

Pin ItTransform stock kitchen cabinets! It really only takes a few simple steps to change basic and boring into high-end kitchen cupboards. My easy how-to article was recently featured on the Home and Garden page at TwinCities.com.  See the before and after to find out how to turn your old cabinetry into something special.

Color of the Year

Pin ItRose Quartz and Serenity! Pretty names, awful colors! Really? Baby blue and baby pink. Who is going to redecorate their home or even a room using one of these two old, dated colors? I don’t even know expectant parents who are designing nurseries with traditional baby colors. I can’t even suggest using either in […]

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Key Chain Christmas Tree

Key Chain Christmas Tree

Pin ItKey Chain Christmas Tree! I collect key chains from every place I visit. They’re perfect souvenirs.  Small (easy to pack), colorful and always bring a smile to my face, just remembering the trip. I have so many that I often thought they would be perfect on a Christmas tree. This year I finally did […]