A Studio Tour With Artist Sheryl Budnik and Talking Color with Deb DeGraaf

Have you ever wanted to go behind the scenes and visit a working artists studio? A few weeks ago I was invited for a studio tour at the home of artist Sheryl Budnik. Sheryl is a talented oil painter and I love her creations! Of course I love to see where people live and work, [...]

2018-04-15T20:47:34+00:00 April 15th, 2018|

Is Your Home Organized? Does Your Home Make You Happy? (part 3)

Beauty and organization should go hand in hand. A lot of stress in our homes comes from having too much stuff, so purging is important. But think through your typical day, is it easy to find what you need? Is it time consuming to cook in the kitchen because the cabinet layout does not work? We [...]

2018-02-08T00:43:49+00:00 February 7th, 2018|

Is Your Home Beautiful? Does Your Home Make You Happy? (part 2)

Would you describe your home as beautiful? Refined? Charming? Joyful? Beauty is in the eye of the beholder; and studies have shown that gazing at art alone can cause a surge of dopamine in the orbital frontal cortex of the brain. The same affect associated with romantic love. Do the art, textiles, wallpaper, molding, tile, color [...]

2018-01-22T00:07:04+00:00 January 21st, 2018|

The Purple Trend, Jump on Board Or Let It Slide By?

Pantone Inc. announced it's 2018 Color of the Year last week, Ultra Violet. I have found that people tend to have strong feelings about purple, so it should be interesting how this introduction is received!   3 things to know about Pantone's Ultra Violet // If you love it, go big. When trying out this [...]

2017-12-14T01:29:32+00:00 December 14th, 2017|

Bedroom Inspiration! Which Palette Do You Love More?

We are working on a complete redesign for a long time client's master bedroom and I am so excited about the design direction! Every project starts with inspiration based on the clients life, travels, personality, fashion loves and color vibe, it is such a fun discovery process! Ultimately we visualize the clients persona in the [...]

2017-08-22T02:16:34+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|

Modern Paint Techniques and Bram’s Bedroom Progress

I love using paint in unexpected ways. Adding color with paint is easy because it's a fairly low commitment and the results are instant! Color blocking walls with a paint line that is carried through the trim and doors is a great modern twist on the accent wall and I LOVE the effect! This image [...]

2017-07-30T22:29:30+00:00 July 30th, 2017|

Pantone Color of the Year: Greenery + Shop My Favorite Shade of Green

Every year The Pantone Color Institute selects one color to symbolize the theme in color for the upcoming year. Pantone is the leader in color trend forecasting and research. For 2017 Pantone announced Greenery as the new "it" color. I have to admit the first time I saw this color I was apprehensive. It felt [...]

2017-05-26T18:01:22+00:00 January 10th, 2017|