Finding Your Flow

Flow? Why it’s important? After reading this article HOW TO ENTER THE FLOW STATE by Marelisa Fabrega. I got to thinking, there are a lot of analogies that can be drawn from this article that aren’t unlike the state of mind our spaces should evoke in us. Marelisa says, “The flow state has been described by…

Find a Focal Point!

What’s a focal point? It’s the first thing you see when you walk into a space. Definition of a Focal Point NOUN 1. the point at which all elements or aspects converge; center of activity or attention. 2. the central or principal point of focus. If you don’t have a focal point, create one… It…

Make it Personal!

Express Your Personality There is an important psychological comfort we gain by personalizing the space around us. Just a simple change can drastically alter how we feel about ourselves and how we approach life. All it takes is a few personal touches in just the right places. Studies show that we prefer and often crave…

Chandeliers are Ceiling Jewelry!

Lose the Ceiling Fan Chandeliers are ceiling jewelry! Ladies, just like adding a pair of earrings or a bracelet are to an outfit. Guys, it’s like adding a nice watch or great pair of shoes! It pulls everything together from top to bottom. Don’t forget to look up when you’re updating your spaces! Click any of…

Surf’s Up!

Bright & Beachy Guest Bedroom Makeover Remember those days when going to the beach for vacation made you all giddy and excited?! Who am I kidding – I still get that way today!!! There’s nothing more nostalgic than the smell of salty air, sand in your toes, and the sound of waves crashing on the…

Raise the Bar!

Creative Home Bar Ideas Perhaps we can thank Mad Men for the show’s influence on our modern cocktail culture. Regardless… home bars are on the rise! Can you Relate My parents, like their parents, kept their libations locked-up in a “liquor cabinet.”  As a kid, I always wondered why those beautifully shaped bottles with their…

The Tao of Tweaking

There’s nothing stopping us from making changes today that will result in a complete transformation of our spaces and our happiness! Tweaking is “the way” to happiness! I’m passionate, some say obsessed, with creating beautiful spaces for people! Tao The word Tao translates as “the Way,” “the Path,” or “the way the universe works.” This…

Gravity IS Your Friend!

Attention all IKEA lovers! This blog is for you. I cannot stop laughing every time I see the new Ikea commercial. The new ad found on iSpot shows off one woman’s exceptional love of her bedding as fashion! She is sporting the IKEA BLÅRIPS King Duvet Cover Set like it’s going out of style! But…

Everyone Needs An Everything Space!

See how we transformed this former breezeway into a multi-functional space! Deciding how to make an awkward space functional can be hard. First, you need to consider how you want the space to function. Then there are colors, lighting, furniture, scale, and traffic flow, all of which can be confusing and overwhelming. Which is possibly…