Great Choices For Countertops and Cakes!

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 at a countertop, doing last-minute 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, darn it, those counters need to look good while doing all this!  So what better way than to make a counter look good than to have a cake on it?!

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Living Large With Fewer Small Appliances

Oh How Large The Small Appliances Have Gotten!

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Years ago, a small appliance was a hand mixer, or a toaster.  Today, small appliances are getting larger and creating storage wars within our kitchens.  Now that we are living in our dream location, in a building we longed for, its time to make some decisions on what “small appliances” will help us in our quest of living large in a smaller abode.

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No Matter The Weather…Coffee Is Universal

Do Certain Aromas Smell Like Home?

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Scents create memories in our homes.  Chilly, curl up to the fire nights or breezy morning walks along the seaside all have something in common.  No Matter The Weather…Coffee Is Universal

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Going Back To The Basics-11.8.19

Why Do We Like This Photo?

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This photo inspires us.  On Monday we shared how we’ve been in a funk and thought we needed to find new inspirations for blog content.   In reality, all we need to do is go back to the basics of why we started LBD.

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Interior Design – Tricks with Trays

How To Corral The Stuff We Love

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Even with all of our efforts to downsize, we are still a society with a lot of stuff.  Designers are pros at corraling all of our things together to make them look almost decorative.  Today on another Friday Favorites, we share a little trick…trays! Read more…

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The Best Time To Paint The Front Door

 

And Just Like That…It Is Fall!

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We all know that as soon as Fall gets here, it’s a mad dash into the Holidays.  Our front doors get more use this time of year than any other.  Now is the time, while the weather is still nice, to get a fresh coat of paint on the front door!

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