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A Kitchen Journey….

We first started talking about this Kitchen renovation in April, but really got serious during the Summer with plans on the calendar.  With my clients’ active schedule, and travel plans set, we needed to find the perfect place on the calendar. The project starts with a consultation (or several), and lots of  information sharing to get perspective of the project.  Sometimes, it’s just a few finishes, or replacement of a few pieces, but there are times that it’s much, much

HO HO Holiday!

HO HO Holiday!

  It’s a very exciting time of the year, filled with festive decorations!  So…..inquiring minds want to know…. What makes your Holiday decorations special and adds to your Christmas spirit?    The Elves have decorated for many years, but I am always looking to make the next project even more special than before to spread The Christmas Cheer with style! It’s time to get decorating!       Where’s your HO HO HO in the Holiday?          from

Creative Centerpieces

Creative Centerpieces

Tis the season to think about your centerpieces for entertaining……   Your arrangement or centerpiece could be truly be placed down the center of your table setting….with a sit down dinner in mind.    Setting the table formal or informal is up to you at any special event –  from inviting friends over for special treat….to Thanksgiving Dinner!       from ElleDécor.com           from 1.bp.blogpost.com               from theFrenchTangerine.com   And

Setting the Table

Setting the Table

This time of the year we tend to have more entertaining opportunities with invited guests – whether casual or formal.  Do a little creative planning to make your table extra special!   If you need a road map for table settings, this one is great!  And it could be a good guide for your creative inspirations…. from my Pinterest board, Mapworks  crowningcelebrations.blogspot.com shared this on Pinterest       Here are some great ideas and inspirations for you to get

Does Autumn Match Your Spirit?

Does Autumn Match Your Spirit?

There’s definitely something magical about The FALL season.  There’s a special feeling that overtakes me….         Here are my TOP 10 favorites about the season!   Maybe it’s the color palette in the landscape….. the beauty of the landscape is just breathtaking!       And then again, the sunsets are richer and the sunshine just feels good on your face, too.   Have you experienced the amazing Harvest Moon rising in the evening? WoW!  It’s always the

Inspiration to Reality

Inspiration to Reality

  When I sent out my September newsletter, Panache, there were several Fall pictures along the border to express my LOVE for the season….. This was one of those pictures, from my Pinterest board, Autumn Leaves.      from Southernlagniappe.blogspot.com One of my client’s was immediately in touch and said, “I want that!”  So, I created our version of beautiful Fall arrangements for her front doors – not just one…..a pair. (You know, if you read my blog posts, that I

Are You a Sucker for Fall?

Are You a Sucker for Fall?

  It’s ok…… we’re in this together!          from simplypix.tumblr.com   Nature graces us with some of the most gorgeous color palettes with the transition of the Autumn Leaves in the days ahead.  There’s much to be learned from this color schemes that are right there in front of us in the next few months….. IF you haven’t heard the “scoop”…..  COLOR is in and the “dull drums” are out.  The cool and calculated grays and other

What Color is Your Pumpkin?

What Color is Your Pumpkin?

Pumpkins are very popular and seasonal for this time of year!  Ah……Signs are springing up everywhere!     It’s about to be Fall Y’all!  (or do you say, Autumn?  Inquiring minds want to know…..) So, what color is your pumpkin?   Do you go traditional with orange?  (and personally I am not crazy about orange, so toning it down with other colors is more my taste!)             @mylittlepeanut     ~ traditional orange pumpkin, right

Sink Smarts

Sink Smarts

When choosing a sink for your Kitchen or Bathrooms, I would highly recommend thinking through the decision with your design in mind with the aesthetics as well as the function. With several clients lately in the Kitchen and Bath renovation stages,  and walking through this process of selection, I bring a lot of these kinds of questions to their attention. Some sinks may look super cool with character, but will they be practical in your Kitchen? This is a good

Kick Off to Fall

Kick Off to Fall

September has arrived with “star quality” with fabulous temperatures and fabulous breezes that really make it feel like FALL is here and even a little early. Just a little prayerful thought….. Please don’t mess with us, Mother Nature – make this the “real deal”!    It inspires me so…. It’s actually the best introduction to September that I can remember. It’s perfect for the kick-off to the football!  GO DAWGS!   That’s a big part of our Fall season – Georgia Football.