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We Love She Sheds!


Introducing one of the trendiest ideas of 2015, the “She Shed”! The backyard sheds that used to be home to garden and home tools have a new use, a backyard retreat for busy women who seek a break from their everyday life. Check out some of our favorites, and look for more ideas and inspiration on our She Shed Pinterest board! Some quick tips: – Paint the interiors and exteriors with a fresh new coat and replace the floors if needed to give new life to the shed. – […]

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Happy Mother’s Day


To celebrate all mothers out there, here are 10 last minute ideas to decorate your table on this special day. Whether it’s a brunch, a high tea or dinner, celebrate your mama with some color and creativity! For more ideas, check out our Pinterest board. Happy Mother’s Day! #decor #mothersday #centertable #brunch

4 Ideas For Entertaining Outside


With summer just around the corner, let’s explore 4 ideas to organize your backyard for dining and entertaining al fresco! 1- A furnished back patio is great for entertaining. This modern garden decking is an example that shows elegance and function! 2- What’s more inviting than an outside patio? This patio with comfortable furniture and a built in fireplace extends your pleasure on cool evenings! The built in bench adds functional seating while framing the space beautifully. 3- Here’s a clever […]

Capturing Cozy Design!


This week we’d like to put the spotlight on a new, local business that is establishing itself as a unique and one-of-a-kind supplier of throws, pillows and accent furniture. Their catchy design style won the “Best Booth” award at the annual Las Vegas Market this past winter: Cozy Nomad Designs. We discovered Cozy Nomad Designs while touring the halls of the LA Mart last week, looking for unique items for our clients. We were so impressed by the variety of products […]

7 Fun Tips To Keep Your Kitchen Spices Organized


Do you love using lots of herbs and spices in your meals? If you are like me you want to have a wide range of choices. Having your spices organized means you will seldom end up buying double or triple the amount of oregano, or chili flakes because you will be able to locate them right away! Here are some inventive ideas to keep spices organized: 1 –  Use a vintage crate with compartmentalized spots 2 – Neatly organize them […]

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5 Tips To Keep A Tidy Garage/Basement


Here are some useful tips to keep tidy the often most cluttered room in the house! 1 – Keep your tools organized in a pegboard tool cabinet,with small labeled cubbies underneath to store smaller items. Easy on the eye too! 2 – Bicycles can take up a lot of space for a family. Not if you cleverly hang them by the front tire to some hooks tied to a sturdy shelf. The shelf can also help store helmets and other […]

5 Ideas To Integrate Marsala Into Your Design


Unlike Benjamin Moore’s preference for a neutral pastel hue, Pantone made the bold Marsala its color of the year: “This hearty, yet stylish tone is universally appealing and translates easily to fashion, beauty, industrial design, home furnishings and interiors.” Let’s see how the versatility of Marsala can help you design your space. 1 – As a main color in space, Marsala makes a bold statement about the vibe of a room! 2 – Continuing with the floral theme trending this […]

5 Fabulous Finds for Salvage Items


This week we’re looking at some clever ways to use five salvage items we’ve found roaming around markets and stores. 1 – Vintage nautical pulley turned light fixture. This wooden pulley, right off an old boat, has found a new life as a crafty light fixture perfect for an industrial looking space. 2- Old wine bottle drying rack turned glasses drying rack. When my grandpa would make his own wine, he used a similar looking rack to dry the empty […]

5 Creative Ways to Upcycle a Pallet


Pallets are versatile when it comes to incorporating salvaged wood into the design of a room, from flooring to walls, tables to lighting fixtures, in the bedroom or in the office, kitchen or garden, you name it! A pallet (or a few of them) can go a long way! Here are 5 creative ways to bring a pallet to new life: 1 – Desk A rustic/industrial look can be added to your home office by putting together an easily assembled […]

3 Ideas To Integrate Guilford Green Into Your Design


Benjamin Moore recently named Guilford Green as color of the year: “A neutral color that is a natural. A silvery green that works a wide range of color combinations – from neutrals to daring shades.” Let’s explore some options to make this neutral hue part of your rooms design. 1 – Whether for a bedroom or living room, Guilford green can accentuate the natural light in a room, creating a bright and inviting environment. 2 – Used with furniture, like […]