Tuesday’s Tips: have an empty wall? Create more shoe storage

Going to NYC soon and always curious how people there store their stuff and how would I manage if I had cramped living quarters. Then I thought how easy we all can benefit from the ones who live in small spaces. Taking cues from those with limited closet space, use the tried and true and…

Fashion illustrations all throughout this home

I can’t begin to tell you the joy I received while looking at Megan Hess’ home in this home at adore home’s latest issue. The drapery is so romantic…. This bathroom… I need some decals that look like ornate frames! I love her thought process. She doesn’t hide her fav pieces, she displays them. She…

Spring Cleaning: how to edit your closet

Decided to copy and paste Sarah’s rules of thumb for editing your closet and deciding what to keep and what to lose. 1. “If you hold up the garment and can see any body part imprinted in it – i.e. elbows, knees, saggy bums, etc. – it goes out.” 2. “Pay particular attention to collars – these…

Designs by Smith Boyd Interiors….

Opulence, Elegance and layered luxury is what you see when looking at a design by Boyd. He feels bedrooms should look like hotel suites. With an initial interest in architecture, the Art Institute graduate, realized his love for fashion, textiles, and furniture and pursued a career in interior design. Born in Louisiana,  his first influences were…

A coral & red explosion…

This is a lot of color enveloping the rooms….. The furniture isn’t my style but the bones of the room is. I love black windowsills, gallery walls & reflection on the marble flooring. Usually I like area rugs to anchor spaces but this works… {Via Architectual Digest: designed by Stephen Gambrel, Mitchell Turnbough  Richard Lamberston,…

Getting closet inspired…

Closet organizing is one of my favorite topics to search and blog about. One design tip: have as many open shelving units and clothes visible at first glance. That way you won’t forget what you have. If you can see your inventory, your chances of running late are slimmer as you won’t spend time looking…