Best Advent Calendars for 2017

Ever since I could remember I’ve had an advent calendar in our home, and so each year, I choose carefully the one to buy. So naturally I made a list, just in case this Christmas product is a must have in your household: {featured image – west elm village advent calendar}

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Decor: Simple Decor With Emphasis

There is one more move I intend to make before settling down for good and once I find the right place to call home, I hope to adapt some of these wonderful decor or design ideas:

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Sunday Reads And A Cup of Coffee or Tea

Sunday mornings are the best. I wake up early no matter the leisure day, and  do a bit of reading an actual paperback with a cup or two of green tea in hand, and then get online to plan out my blogging week. All before breakfast :). I feel more accomplished like that. Anyway, without […]

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Decor: Subway Tiles or In This Case Not

I am a huge fan of what we refer to in the states, back splash for the kitchen walls in between the counter and the upper cabinets. I’m not sure when the trend all started, but it is a design wonder I appreciate. So just in case you are in the mood to update your […]

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Travel: If Architecture Is Your Thing

I don’t know about you, but when I travel, I spend a lot of time looking up, to all the structures making up a city, a town, or a village. So naturally this article about 20 best cities for architectural lovers stuck the perfect cord on this chilly Sunday morning while I sip on green […]

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Decor: In Line With October Theme

Actually, I’ve been seeing more and more homes in San Francisco proper warming up to this color – and I have to say – I’m starting to like it as I plan out colors to paint our home in the city – kind of like these:        

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Autumn Decor and Halloween

  I realized just yesterday while walking to my car from an appointment and the drive home, that folks have already begun to decorate their homes for Fall/Halloween.  I use / because some of decor has nothing to do with the actual not-so-holiday day. But rather an expression of their joy to welcome the beautiful […]

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Decor: Picking The Right Exterior Design For Your Home

We’ve been procrastinating on the idea of replacing our roof and with that of course refreshing the paint or the look of the exterior. Although the wait list for a roof replacement is a mile or two long and the cost – very out of to control in comparison to other places around the country, […]

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Decor: Popular Interior design by State

I have a pretty good idea of how some of the states which make up our country prefer to design or decor their homes. Of course there is a theme or a style that labels each state as well. In California we prefer transitional style  which is: Transitional style is often described as a balanced blend […]

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