Sleek black matte faucets and fixtures..

Now that I am settled in my condo, I look for ways I can make it my own and one of the things I really love is sleek black hardware especially against marble. Though I am not planning to add any marble anywhere…I don’t  think, but I would love black matte hardware in one of…

Design Takeaways: Go Bold or Go Home…

I admire designers who can convince a homeowner to go bold with walls and ceilings. A lot of people shy away from it because of the labor and time it takes to change it all back if the look isn’t what they wanted. I understand that but wow…what a statement if you take the risk. …

Tuesday’s Tips: closet lighting ideas

You ever try to find something in your closet and end up using your phone’s backlight or the flashlight app? Well here are a couple ideas for you. You can use L.E.D. shelves or Ikea strip lights… {Images via Popsugar with image by Timothy Bell, Tollgard,  Merry Pad} {Keep indulging….follow me on instagram, twitter, &…

What a beautifully designed kitchen…

I said it before but oven range hoods are really taking over kitchen designs and can steal the show. This kitchen was designed by Matthew Quinn for the Kips Bay Showhouse last year. I love all of the materials from the counter to the backsplash, the range hood and lighting. The built in cabinets look…

Kitchen Options: Under Cabinet Lighting

I always say nothing beats ambient lighting. Lighting truly does wonders to transform a space and emit a certain mood. I love how under cabinet lighting can add a custom feel to a kitchen that may be on the ordinary side… There are quite a few options but I prefer the inexpensive ones that don’t…

Random retail therapy finds and decor indulgences…

I started this post days ago but of course wordpress was trippin’ and it didn’t save. Anyhoo, these gorgeous floor vases were at Pier 1 and would look nice in several areas of my home. This lamp would be a side table’s piece of jewelry. You can’t tell but the inside of the lamp was…

Bold bathroom tile & wallpaper designs…

Soon I’ll be moving to my condo I’m buying and though it is move in ready, I can’t wait to be able to give my personal touch to things. One way you can do that is the bathroom. There isn’t a lot of wall or floor space usually so wallpapering a powder room or laying…

Tuesday’s Tips: how to transition your patio for fall

It’s starting to become crisp at night and you may be more inclined to stay inside once the sun starts to set. Well here are a few ways to get more use out of your patio for the fall months. Texture Adding a few cable knit or plaid throws are great to keep warm when…