It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere

 

HAPPY HOUR IS NEARLY THE SAME IN EVERY TIME ZONE

decoist chrome "x" bar cart with glass decanters of warm bourbons
Chrome, glass, mirrors and lighting create a statement!

Time Zones can play havoc with even the most seasoned of travelers!  Even a simple one hour difference can keep us checking the time.  One thing that does seem to be governed by our internal clock is our beloved happy hours.  Regardless if adult beverages are involved or not, the ritual of winding down the day and preparing nightly rituals is something to look forward to.  Especially on a Friday!

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Interior Design Should Be Tailored To Fit You

DOES YOUR HOME REFLECT YOUR STYLE?

Anna Wintour Quote - Create Your Own Style

 Just as we create our own fashion style over the years, we curate our homes.  A vintage pair of jeans, a favorite chair we can’t part with. Both so common and yet unique because of their style.  Our style.  Our comfort zone.   On Motivational Monday lets take a look at  how fashion and decor often go hand in hand.

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Interiors That Make Us Green With Envy

 USING A CLASSIC COLOR IN EVERY DECOR

Color trends for home decor come and go.  Trends seldom come back again because, well, they were trendy!  Overdone and often a tad boring.  Designers who have been in the industry as long as we have don’t like trends.  We’d much rather see our clients create homes to reflect their personalities, are in sync with the architecture of their home and use classic colors that can be timeless.

One Of These Timeless Colors Is….

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Friday Night Cat Fight Take Two

THE BENEFIT OF FINDING THE RIGHT INTERIOR DESIGN PARTNER

Architectural Digest Tub In An Alcove, Black Penny Floor Tile, Vessel Soaking Tub, Gold Mirror and Statement Light Fixture, Black and White Stripe Vanity Chair

It’s been said working with two designers is like putting a pair of cats in a bag and letting them work it out.  It’s not a pretty thought.  While we can see how this might happen, nothing could be further from the truth with our partnership.  This week, with hurricane Irma looming, I am even more thankful for how well we work together from two different cities.

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Instant Ways Home Offices Go From Boring To Beautiful!

Traditional Home Desk In A Window, Herringbone Wood Floor, Metal Bookcases

 5 THINGS THAT CAN MAKE A HOME OFFICE AMAZING!

In 2013, one in five American’s worked from home.  By 2016 the number was up to 24%.  The term for working from home, while employed by someone is called “working remotely”.  Being self employed often means a home office is a must.  Statistics show that not being in a traditional office environment increases productivity, lowers stress, reduces turnover, and lowers real estate costs to employers.  Globally, working remotely has been more the norm and is part of the future for many people everywhere.  Setting up an office at home can be done pretty quickly.  Creating a personalized space that inspires us may take a bit more thought….but boy can it be worth the effort!

 

Pinterest Black and White Home Office

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The Great Danes

SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN – THE BEST WAY TO UNWIND!

 

Danish Design Bar Cart, Succulents, White Washed Floor

How many times do we hear, “There are just not enough hours in a day!”  Who isn’t  busy?  It’s the way life is and most of us don’t want it any other way.  However, we do want our homes to offer the calming, soothing sanctuaries we need to recharge.  Let’s take a few clues from some Great Danes …they know how to do this!

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