10 décor lessons…
“mistakes” and solutions

We’ve all been there. We’ve given in to the too trendy décor piece, bought the chair that looked amazing but was torture to sit in, or painted our walls a color that looked great in the store. Décor mistakes. They happen, and in some ways, it’s a good thing. Each mistake is a learning process. Here are the top ten we’ve seen, and some great ways to combat them. With a little knowledge, it’s easy to find stylish, sustainably-crafted décor that not only looks great, but feels great and fits the way you live. Continue reading

define your personal style…

Thinking about redecorating but don’t know where to start? The first step is defining your personal style. Your home is a reflection of you and your life, figuring out what works in your world means you’ll have a home that looks good, and feels good as well. If sustainability is important to you, your home, and the products in it, should reflect those values as well. How can you define and visualize your style? Continue reading

décor don’ts… and a few green do’s

Spend any time perusing shelter magazines and site and you’ll see all sorts of décor do lists. But with so many different personal tastes and styles of décor, we thought it would be easier to create a décor don’t list. So here it is, our basic top ten list of décor don’ts that still allows you to create your very personal space. Continue reading

green and glam…
two great looks that look great together

If your view of eco-friendly décor is that it’s full of rough-hewn woods, scratchy fabrics and country-rustic styles, it’s time to take a new look. Bringing nature into your world, and creating a space that includes décor that’s good for the planet doesn’t mean sacrificing style or good design. Are you ready to take green from granola to glam? Continue reading

quick fixes for staging…
ready to sell?

You’ve spent years personalizing your home, making it the perfect space for you and your family. If you’re putting your home on the market, you know you need to do a little depersonalizing  to create a space with broad appeal. Here are ten tips for quick, easy updates to the perfectly staged home. Continue reading