Tuesday’s Tips: Buy the best that you can afford

Whether you’re buying materials or furniture, sometimes buying the cheapest will cost you more in the long run if you need to replace it. I am frugal but sometimes you get what you pay for and you need to make wise choices on what you spend on investments and things that need to withstand years….

Hotel Indulgences: The Ganesvoort NY

So I have been meaning to blog about The Gansevoort Hotel in New York ever since watching The Kardashians take NYC. I remember drooling over the ginormous houndstooth chairs and the mix of patterns, textures and the glamorous look of it all. It is the type of design I crave when staying in a new…

A few recent pins…

This bold royal toned room is simply amazing. I never would think to pair red and purple together but it works and feels so rich… {Images via Steven Gambrel w/photo by Eric Piasecki, flickr & my design chic,

A lot of cobalt blue, navy and turquoise…

A nice example of art in the bathroom though I wouldn’t advise it for a bathroom that gets used often. See more of this home tour on House Beautiful. {Designed by Robert Passal & photo by Jonny Valiant}

Tuesday’s Tips: pedestal sink storage

Pedestal sinks are nice in small bathrooms because it frees up floor space and doesn’t have the bulk of a cabinet. However you lose needed storage so this post has a few ideas to help make the lack of surface space more functional. You can hang a glass floating shelf for daily needs… You can…

Bathroom virtual design…

I know….another bathroom post for the week. My friend in Atlanta wanted a virtual design for her guest bathroom. She already purchased this vanity and a matching cabinet. After consulting with her and finding out the light fixture she purchased was in bronze,  I came up with these options to choose from. I wanted the…

Bathrooms with black walls….

You know black is my favorite color and though I wouldn’t want the walls of a lone bathroom black, I wouldn’t mind having one if I had several bathrooms to design. There is something so dramatic about a powder room that’s moody and bold in dark walls or wallpaper. Whether paint or tile, you will…

Tuesday’s Tips: from bar cart to bathroom cart

If you are one of those people with a ton of products you use daily, you may want them in arms reach. Cluttering a surface without a tray is such an eyesore and maybe you have little ones that may accidently drop products styled on the toilet. A repurposed bar cart will comes in handy…