Sometimes you need a break…

As you can see…all of these images feature art by me. I will share more later on my artwork and update you on my rec room which features a beautiful teal hue by Dutch Boy Paints.  Honestly, all has not been well. Right now…I just need a break. I know my blogging has been a…

Z Gallerie has now opened in Milwaukee…

My city is on a come up with the new home decor and furniture stores that opened in the last year and a half. The newest is Z Gallerie at Mayfair Mall. I recently took a visit and purchased a few items and books. As always,  it’s nice to not have to drive to Chicago or other…

Homegoods is now open in Milwaukee…

Sorry for the unexpected pause and absense in my blogging. I’m still debating on sharing what happened a few months ago in regards to one of my blog posts. Until then, let me share some captures from the new Homegoods store that is located in the Mayfair Collection in Wauwatosa, WI, a suburb of Milwaukee….

Boca do Lobo unique and modern furniture…

I saw this on someone’s tumblr and had to find out who designs such an interesting piece. Boca do Lobo has a beautiful collection of furniture items that are sure to make a statement… It’s like a piece of Emerald jewelry. This sideboard is perfect in a dining room as a buffet to store china…

Parade of Homes Tour 2015

Last week I went to one of the subdivisions for the Metropolitan Parade of Homes which is a showcase of furnishings and trends in tile and interior design. These are real homes on the market and the builders really have some cool ideas. I’m finishing two more subdivisions today so there will hopefully be lots…

My DIY collabo with MagnaMagic magnetic paints

I recently collaborated with USA manufactured MagnaMagic to jazz up a piece of furniture my client had. Some may know but since January I’ve been working with an old client on her new home. It will be a 6 month project and multiple rooms. So far I’ve completed the little girls room which I will…

10 ways to Brighten Up Any Dark Space

Open Your Home To Light – 10 Ways to Brighten Up Any Dark Space Most homes have a dark nook or two- under-utilized and ignored areas that can provide opportunities for creative design. Here are 10 ideas you can try to convert your dark space into your favorite spot in the house.   One:  Natural light…

Tuesday’s Tips: Convert an attic into a home theater…

A lot of people feel like they need to shell out a ton of money to have a home theater system. Yeah, maybe for the sound system and padding of walls for sound proofing but you can always take an unused area of the home, create a dark room with paint and fabric selection, wall sconces for…

So a couple wks ago I was watching HGTV…

The whole show was about people who wanted rental income from their basements. Thing is, they all needed a ton of remodeling and brought up to code. This particular basement (pics taken of the tv by me) really proved how nice and functional a small square footage can look. This can very well work for people who…

Great use of space in attics with sloped ceilings…

{Net Vibes} This is an excellent use of an awkward sloped attic. Using low bookshelves for shoes and accessories and one rod for clothing turns, what probably would have been a junk room, into a fabulous dressing room. The metallic WALLPAPER really sets this room off… {HGTV} Here’s another room that appears to be an…