I get so many questions about paint color, style, what to purchase and where, and where to start, oh and you don't want to spend too much money. So many of you, have an idea, what you are looking for, but aren't sure where to start to get there. You can waste a lot of money, if you don't have a clear cut plan, and honestly if you roam around willy nilly, for too long, you might even change your mind before you've finished. Read my post about Figuring Out Your Style Ok, I am by no means an ... Read More about Tip Tuesday: Trust Me-you will change your mind about your Style. So where should you spend your money?
Are you curious what this title means? What is smart decor? I am going to talk to you about smart decor shopping, and hunting. What are the pieces of decor that you can find that will stand the test of time? Is there something you have and use, that has been in your arsenal for years and years? I have a few pieces just like that, some are old and some would be considered new. For instance about twenty-five years ago I purchased my first Cloche (long o silent e) or bell jar, from the Spiegel ... Read More about Smart Decor-shopping and hunting
Hey hey, more paint chat. What is your favorite color? Does it change from time to time, maybe with the seasons? Or do you stick with all white and or Neutrals? Maybe all of the above. if you are like me, one thing I always try to do, is stick to colors that are calming, and serene. That doesn't necessarily mean only pastels, lets dive in and chat a bit. I don't know about you, but does it seem like everyone these days is dealing with some kind of anxiety. I am not sure if it was always like ... Read More about Tip Tuesday: Harmonious Colors for Your Home
I love, love, love neutrals, that is not secret, and Icy Whites are my favorite for sure. Right after Christmas, I need to strip all the main rooms of color, and start with a clean slate. This clean slate mentality has been my MO ever since as long as I can remember. However this year, I got lucky, I entered a few of my pictures into a contest a won some gift cards from Wayfair, and I never win anything. I mean I never enter anything, so of course I never win. But this time was ... Read More about Icy White for Winter
Oh I could go on, there is so much to say about paint. Lets talk about paint finishes, and primers. This is so important and I have a lot to say about it. To me, priming is an absolute rule, not even up for discussion. PAINT FINISHES CEILINGS I always choose the paint made for a ceiling, for the ceiling. It is usually a less inexpensive can of paint, because it does not need to be as durable, unless you walk on your ceilings. If the brand you are purchasing from, does not have paint specific ... Read More about TIP TUESDAY-Choosing the Correct Paint Finish