Home Decor
Smart Locks - Pros & no Cons only different Features

Smart Locks – Pros & no Cons only different Features

Basic, and even so-called high-security locks are really not that safe! Most of us have been living with a false sense of security.   See also my LinkedIn Influencer article AND check out these smart locks… Read More…

Mix Modern with "Cabin Look"

Mix Modern with “Cabin Look”

Pinterest is filled with these cool wood wall accents.  Here is the product. Here is how you do it… Read More…

Sparkles over Dining Room Tables

Sparkles over Dining Room Tables

Dining room lighting has changed dramatically. Today’s fixtures are long over the length of dining room tables.  See these two examples, one artisan designed, the other from a well- established US manufacturer… Read More…

Making even a Toaster Chic -Tribute to Michael Graves

Making even a Toaster Chic -Tribute to Michael Graves

Michael Graves was an iconic designer and architect.  Perhaps his most important legacy is his fluid cross-over from architecture to design of home goods.  He made utilitarian, every-day objects like your kitchen tea kettle fun and chic…..

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Fabulous Asian Outdoor Furniture

Fabulous Asian Outdoor Furniture

Fresh from the Philippine furniture show:  Outdoor furniture.  Winter be gone.  Warm, sunny, beautiful outdoor days are soon to arrive -  Let’s get ready with great pieces…  Read More…

Unleash the Power of Home Improvement in 2015!

Unleash the Power of Home Improvement in 2015!

New Year’s resolutions show us one thing:  Areas in our lives where we want to do better.  IMPLEMENTATION of  our desires is the key ingredient.  One successful strategy… Read More…

New Trend - New Look - Barn Doors

New Trend – New Look – Barn Doors

They used to be part of a rustic, barn vernacular.  But today’s barn door mechanisms come in modern, if not contemporary styles.  Check out these looks… Read More…

Spooky and Beautiful Entrance Gates

Spooky and Beautiful Entrance Gates

Spooky Halloween entrances and entrance gates are part of October in the US.  Think of them as entrance statements – design them.  Check out these pics Read More…

Outdoor Furniture - Refresh it!

Outdoor Furniture – Refresh it!

Being exposed to rain and harsh sun rays means outdoor furniture takes a beating.  Worn furniture never looks inviting.  You likely spent a lot of money on it.  What are you to do to get back that fresh look? Read More…

Light Drops from Heaven

Light Drops from Heaven

It’s been said that lighting is the jewelry of every room.  Redoing a kitchen?  These modern glass and metal fixtures are stunning over a center island. Read More…

Home Design Lessons from a Hallway

Home Design Lessons from a Hallway

It’s been a few years since I designed and built this hallway – yet I still love it as much as the day I completed it.  What does this tell us? Why is this hallway so powerful? Read More…

Super cool casual Outdoor Furniture for Backyard Fun

Super cool casual Outdoor Furniture for Backyard Fun

Getting together with friends in the backyard is fun.  It’s casual. Casual entertaining is fabulous.  Why not make a part of your furniture casual too?! How…?  Read More…