Make Your Home Merry and Bright

Holiday lights are twinkling, gifts are being wrapped, and the scent of pine trees fills the air...it must be Christmas! It’s a given that I love to decorate homes, but add some  MORE

Roller Shades, the Right Choice for Contemporary Interiors

Dec 18
Tony Tuma
For contemporary interiors, I particularly like the clean, simple look of Roller and Screen shades.    Available in a wide range of fabrics, patterns and colors, these shades help control the amount of light and harmful UV rays that enter the room.  MORE

Filed under: decor, home, roller, screen, shades, treatments, window

Renovation Reality — Volume 7: The Basement

Basements often get a bad rap for being dark, dingy, moldy and damp. When we saw the one in our client’s English Tudor home, we were eager to transform this space into more than just a storage area MORE

Filed under: area, basement, home, play, remodel, renovation, spaces

Optical Illusions for the Home

Perhaps it’s a holdout from a childhood spent obsessing over magicians or a continuation of my adulthood fascination with artists like M.C. Escher and Salvador Dali, but either way, I love a good optical illusion.  MORE

Filed under: decor, design, home, illusion, optical

Hardwood is Like Snowflakes, No Two are Alike

Dec 10
Ben Bauer
Just like falling snowflakes, each piece of hardwood flooring is different. Even within a carton of flooring manufactured at the same time, each piece varies.   MORE

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