5 Ways of Decorating the Home with Chevron

One of the hottest trends in textiles and housewares this year is the chevron pattern.   Although it has taken me a while to warm up to it I am totally in love with the patten now. Better known as “the zig-zag stripes on Charlie Brown’s shirt”, this diagonal stripe is a fresh, simplified take {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Make Travel Games for Kids

Summertime means vacation time for most families.  Whether you are just driving over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house, or packing your passports for an overseas adventure, traveling with children requires some advance preparation.  Keeping busy little bodies and minds occupied while they are confined to car or airplane seats takes both {…Read More…}

5 Ways for Wood Pallet Recycling

If you are like most DIY decorators, you may not have realized that the alley behind your local grocery store is a source for trendy, new design accessories! Repurposing wood pallets into pieces of furniture or art is an inexpensive and relatively easy way to insert texture, visual interest, and green living into your decor. {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Display Fresh Flowers

Displaying a bouquet of fresh flowers is the ultimate way to add a finishing touch to any space.   There’s no better time to decorate your home with flowers than summer, when colorful blossoms are readily available.   Whether you pick your posies from your own garden, the farmers’ market, or the produce section of {…Read More…}