Interiors

Opening Your Eyes to Needed Change

People become blind to the eyesores in their homes because often they've spent huge amounts of money on things that are obviously so wrong.  It is embarrassing and upsetting to buy a pair of expensive wing chairs and have them custom upholstered only to discover,…
Kathleen's Tips

Scale and Color Juxtaposition

Scale and Color Juxtaposition To achieve a harmonious scale in your home, it is important to understand the power of color juxtaposition.  Color has a huge influence on scale.  White and light colors have the power to enlarge objects or a space visually, while dark…
Kathleen's Tips

Three is Better than Two

Three Is Better Than Two When hanging objects on a wall, one over another, three is better than two.  You can hang five, but not four. The eye wants to focus on something interesting, not the lines created by the negative space between the objects…
Inspiration

Our Beautiful Sea Glass Beads

Happy to see how customers use our sea glass beads in their homes.  Our recycled glass beads are handmade from molten fragments of colored glass bottles, creating a beach glass effect while retaining the original colors of the glass. Our beads come in shades of…
DIY

Shut the Front Door!

The front entrance to your home creates a first impression and a home that is clean and well cared for leaves a lasting, positive impression. The front door is quite literally the first thing that welcomes guests into your home and yet exterior doors are…
Entertaining

Kitchen Keeping ~ Ramekins

This weekend I prepared a quick and easy brunch and I realized all my "go to" meals involve baking something in a ramekin. If a set of ramekins has not made its way into your kitchen, it's time to add a set to your essential…
Kathleen's Tips

Adding Color to a Room

Adding Color to a Room If you feel your room is in need of a little zing - try adding a little color to your decor without picking up a paintbrush. I think adding a pop of color against a timeless neutral backdrop can be…