Decor: Fresh and Clean

I laughed when I decided on the title of this post  – fresh and clean – something I overhead someone telling her baby after giving her a bath. So, in honor of the statement, I share some fresh and clean, and airy decor ideas for your home renovation project or just a bit of sprucing […]

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Decor: Pretty Things

I appreciate the space I call my home, with the simplest decor and yet with the boldest of statements. Everything in my studio defines who I am at this point in my life, and I wouldn’t change a thing.  

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Decor: Thumbs Up For the Skinny Home Design

I love small spaces – studio apartments, lofts and even boat houses – especially in coastal towns. Not sure why that is but the compact configuration is ideal in my head and these homes are all thumbs up: In Portland, Oregon   In Oakland, California    In Vancouver, Canada

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Decor: The Formal In Living Rooms

Formal living Rooms may be a thing of the past as more homeowners opt for a comfortable open space family room, an extension of the kitchen space, where everyone can be together, without the worry of keeping everything in order. But if you happen to entertain often, or love the idea of a formal living […]

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A Novel Giveaway Inspired by Roman Decor

I watched a foreign film a few weeks ago on Amazon Prime, where I was completely immersed in the style of foreign film making and story telling, as well as where it was filmed (Roma).  But, nothing captivated me more than the apartment the main character, Claudio (played by Raoul Bova)  lived in – near […]

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Decor: Mountain Retreat to Admire

This morning, I contemplated discussing a few other topics, but on the way to work decided instead, to simply share beautiful things – where to help shift our attention to happy thoughts. {featured image and article source}

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Decor: For the Detail Oriented

There was a period in my life – a decade ago, where I would visit new home sites around California just to get a glimpse in person, the best of shabby chic with a twist to Roman or Venetian  style decor choice used for all the model mansions border lining villas. They made it easy, […]

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Decor: Chanel’s New Flagship Store – Manhattan

In light of the fact, a few department stores are either closing down or renovating and reinventing themselves here in northern California to remain key players in this day and age of online shopping, I have to applaud Chanel’s newly designed flagship store in Manhattan. The very idea of a modern chic decor approach, which […]

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Decor: Simply Details

For the love of the smaller details in the bigger picture to be enjoyed here:    

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Decor: Houseplants 101

I realized the other day that I border-line in the green-thumb department. Either the indoor plants survive my caring or they do not. So I decided to search for options to consider once the ones I’ve had for a bit  wither away. Here’s the list: Have you any suggestions of plants that have survived in […]

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