Monday Inspiration: zodiac sign abstract artwork by me

If you follow me on Instagram, you have noticed I have been creating abstract art zodiac signs for friends and coworkers. I am currently working on a site that will have sizing options and pricing. I take the colors the customer wants and go to town with creating a unique display of their sign.  It all…

Dutch Boy Paints is helping me transform my home

I love a good dark wall that helps artwork pop. So I was extremely thrilled when Dutch Boy Paints reached out to me. Dutch Boy has some new high-performance painting products exclusively at Menards for all areas of your home. I will be trying a couple different kinds in different finishes including a high gloss….

Greg Natale Designs…dark masculine 3 level home…

Built in conjunction with Greg Natale Design and Hully Liveris, this home is everything!  There’s geometric patterns and herringbone designs through out the three levels but it all works. The key is using the same color palette when using multiple patterns. Art just pops when placed on dark walls. I saved many rooms of this…

Happy 1st Monday of the Year!

My Monday didn’t get off to a great start. However I was determined to not let that ruin my day and I feel great now. Sometimes you just have to change your mindset…. Nothing says motivation like a well designed work space… I like the use of this space. Not sure of the room’s square…

Remember when I blogged about…

…that graphic ceiling and gold chandelier here and then that abstract black and white art/vignette styling here? Well I just discovered from Simplified Bee that those two rooms were part of the San Francisco Decorators Showcase. Here are some other rooms of that home that like. Every. Single. Thing in this bathroom is glamorous. This…

Painting abstract art is hard…

I bought some canvases and acrylics and just knew it would be easy to create my own art. Newsflash: it’s not. Something that seems so diy easy and fluid is really a struggle. I have painted over my mistakes and will try to try again at another time. The thing is, abstract isn’t really a…

Tuesday’s Tips: you’re not superwoman…

So don’t feel asking for help is beneath you. You aren’t frowned upon or looked at as a failure. Last time I checked we only have two hands and sometimes we need another 6 to get things done. Here is where your mouth can help. Simply ask. You may find people are more willing to…

My stay at the Ameritania Hotel in Times Square New York…

As you know I was in New York last Sunday thru Tuesday night. I knew it would be magical to stay in NYC during Christmastime and indeed it was. We stayed at the Ameritania NYC and I can’t deny part of the reason I selected this hotel is due to the houndstooth carpeting. That is…