Little Black "domicile"! virtual interior design

Pass the Cream Please


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There is one constant item in ALL Florida vacation homes that isn’t very attractive or user friendly.  It’s that coated white shelving!  Every builder uses it.  I know this is why places like Lowe’s and Home Depot stay in business.  IT IS UGLY.  In Florida after about one week, it get’s a sticky residue that is like pulling gum off your shoe for anything sitting on it.  In other climates it gets “hairy”. So what does this have to do with cream…..

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Comfortable Luxury In The Bedroom

We get a lot of questions from clients about bed linens all the time.  How to create comfortable luxury in the bedroom…but with life happening all around. Which are the best bed linens?   Do I have to pay hundreds of dollars on sheets?  I have a dog that sleeps with us…now what do I do?

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Why not Savor Sunday?

I have the simplest tastes, I’m always satisfied with the best. – Oscar Wilde

Well Oscar I need to tell you life is not always simple these days and yes we all do want the best.  All week long most of us are pushed or pulled in all directions.  Sometime by others and often by ourselves.  It can be both exhilarating and exhausting.  I need to take a day to pause, reflect and be thankful that I also have the simplest of tastes….

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It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere…Is Your Bar Ready?


5 New Ways to Use a Bar Cart



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Another one of my favorite finds is my glamorous Terrace Bar Cart from West Elm. If you love to entertain, using a bar cart can make you feel like the hostess with the mostest! A bar cart can be moved anywhere in your home. You can push a cart filled with glassware, an ice bucket, bar tools and liquor to wherever the party goes!  There is a style and finish for everyone.

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Counter Attack


More decisions today are made in our kitchens than in any of the board rooms across this country. This is especially true as life becomes more digital. How many times have you paid bills, planned trips, checked school assignments and synchronized calendars working off your kitchen counter? We confess, much of this blog gets written in this exact way. Early mornings and very late nights standing doing last minutes edits or notes for the next great idea we have. With our kitchens being the command hubs, counters have to take on so many different functions.  Because this is a design blog…we say those counters need to look good while doing it! So what better way than to make a counter look good than to have a cake on it?!

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