Adding Greenery To Your Space

Plants are our friends for so many reasons. They release oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide, which purifies the air we breathe. Some studies even show that having plants in your home can boost healing from certain conditions, reduce stress, and sharpen focus. I love the added health benefits that plants bring to our lives, yet … Continue Reading

Prep Your Home to Sell

One contemporary career that would have seemed unbelievable in my parents’ day is that of the professional house “stager”—somebody who makes over your home before you put it on the market. While paying for this service might be worth it in some real estate markets, there is a lot you can do on your own. … Continue Reading

Decorating Idea: Removable Wallpaper

Nothing adds style and visual texture to a room like beautiful wallpaper, but few decorating decisions feel so momentous. After all, if you have wallpaper hung and decide you don’t like it, that’s a hassle and an expensive mistake. But wallpaper has become stress-free thanks to the new crop of removable wallpapers. Chic designs from companies … Continue Reading

How to Keep Houseplants Happy

As you know, I love plants and flowers, and I’m not content to leave them outside in a garden—I love the look and feel that houseplants give to a home! However, indoor plants often take a whole lot more care than the outside variety. Here are a few things I’ve learned about keeping houseplants happy: … Continue Reading

Pet-Proof Your Décor

As you know I adore my pooch Madison (and have loved many other pets over the years) but I also adore having a beautiful home. And no matter how well-trained a pet, they are still animals, and they drool and shed and do not brush muddy feet on the doormat before walking inside. Here are … Continue Reading

A Primer on Choosing Paint Colors

Choosing paint colors for your walls can feel stressful and confusing. Picking a color is such a big commitment, and you know that paint colors can look quite different on your walls than they do on those paint store color strips.  But it’s an understatement to say that I’ve chosen paint colors for quite a few … Continue Reading