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5 Simple Steps to Choose the Colors in Your Home Color Scheme

Whole home color scheme in blues and grays - how to choose the colors in your home color scheme

From inspiration to decision time, these 5 steps to choose the colors in your home color scheme will help you select a color palette you love that works with your style and home. A home color scheme is a palette of colors (usually 5 – 6) you choose to use throughout all the rooms of …

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Use These 3 Decorative Accessories to Get the Chinoiserie Look

Get the Chinoiserie chic look with blue and white porcelain like this bowl for a jewelry catchall

Get the Chinoiserie Look with these 3 decorative arts: Asian porcelain, lacquerware, and cloisonné. Learn about the history of Chinoiserie decor and collecting tips. Can we all agree that the Chinoiserie look is très chic? This traditional style with a twist of whimsy delights those with a more is more philosophy — the color seekers …

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10 Action Steps to Implement a Home Color Scheme

Implement a home color scheme with these 10 easy action steps!

So you’ve decided to re-decorate and implement a home color scheme? But where do you go from there? Implement a Home Color Scheme with these 10 Action Steps! When S. and I moved into our house in TN, I decided early on to implement a home color scheme. In previous houses and apartments, I had …

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5 Chinoiserie Chic Decorating Tips

Chinoiserie Chic dining room with layers of pattern, texture, and decor.

Need help incorporating the Chinoiserie look in your home? Read these 5 tips to master Chinoiserie chic decorating!   There is just something about the Chinoiserie aesthetic that appeals.  It is bold; it is exotic; it is fanciful; it is feminine; it is maximalist! The Chinoiserie chic look features layers of pattern, color, texture, and collected …

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A Gingham and Chintz Romance in the Living Room

Gingham and chintz harmonize in this traditional living room for a bright and airy space that is full of Chinoiserie details and Southern charm.

Gingham and chintz harmonize in this traditional living room for a bright and airy space that is full of Chinoiserie details and Southern charm. I can hardly believe that we moved into our house in TN 2 years ago! Renovations have been slow and steady with little transformations happening all over the house. I am …

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5 Interior Design Secrets from the Experts

5 Designers reveal their best interior design secrets to creating a “sense of place” at the Nashville Antiques & Garden Show panel lecture. In February, I had the great pleasure of attending the Nashville Antiques & Garden Show. In its 28th year, the Nashville A&G Show is the longest-running and largest show of its kind …

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Boxwood Topiary Decor for a Traditional Mantel

How to create a traditional mantel using boxwood topiary decor for everyday decorating.

How to create a traditional mantel using boxwood topiary decor for everyday decorating. My living room mantel had been looking a little drab since I pulled down all of our cheery Christmas decor, so it needed a little sprucing.  I did not want to put up full on spring decor yet but rather go for …

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How to Decorate with the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year: Ultra Violet

Fans of purple hues rejoice and follow these 10 rules to decorate with the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year - Ultra Violet

Fans of purple hues rejoice and follow these 10 rules to decorate with the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year – Ultra Violet Following the equally bold choice of the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year choice, Greenery, this year’s selection, Ultra Violet, is daring and imaginative.  According to Pantone: A dramatically provocative and thoughtful …

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Boughs & Blossoms: My Green and Gold Christmas Living Room

Poinsettia, juniper, paper whites, velvet ribbon, and gold accents mingle merrily in my green & gold Christmas living room!

Poinsettia, juniper, paperwhites, velvet ribbon, and gold accents mingle merrily in my green and gold Christmas living room! Good morning and merry Christmas lovely peonies! Today, I am sharing my green and gold Christmas living room with you.  I’ve nicknamed the look boughs and blossoms! Fitting don’t you think? I look forward to decorating for …

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Blue and White Mantel Decor: Fall to Christmas

Transition your blue and white mantel decor from fall to Christmas in just a few easy steps with pops of a seasonal accent color. Switch the orange for red and decorate for two seasons with little effort!

Transition your blue and white mantel decor from fall to Christmas in just a few easy steps with pops of a seasonal accent color. Switch the orange for red and decorate for two seasons with little effort! I hope y’all remember my blue and white fall mantel with the DIY monogram sign and my pair …

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