Posts Tagged "Cecilia Staniec"

The Year’s “IT” Color: Emerald

As we begin a new year, I thought we’d chat about fresh color. Did you know that various companies make color predictions every year? And that each company predicts the “IT” color? A few of this year’s “IT” color predictions…

Inviting Thanksgiving Porches

Many of you will soon be opening your fall homes for loads of entertaining.  If you’re like me, the pre-Thanksgiving festivities will start around Halloween and run straight through turkey day.  So before the weather turns too chilly, time to…

DIY-ing Your Rug

When I get a home project idea in my head, I have to find THE perfect items to complete my design.  My living room has been a work in progress for some time.  (I’ve literally been searching for side tables…

Nature…..on the inside!

From a design perspective, 2012 has been a big year for natural-inspired interiors. I must admit that chatting about natural designs brings horrible flashbacks to “lodge” décor, where nature inspired rooms included black bears or references to the “ole hunting…

Personalizing your Fall home

Fall weather….ahhhhh……curling up in snugly blankets, sipping hot cider and building roaring fires. Don’t ‘cha just love it?! Cooler fall temps remind me that it’s time to cozy up my home decor too. If you’re like me, personalizing your fall…

How to Choose and Mix Colors

Did you know that colors have personality?  Orange is energizing, blue is calming.  Red is daring, purple is regal.  Colors affect us both mentally and physically, so it’s no wonder that selecting colors for your home is difficult. I carry…

Fall for Red and Orange!

With fall upon us in a few weeks, my thoughts turn to making homes cozy for those (hopefully!) cooler days and nights.  I absolutely adore fall decorating….layering textiles, adding ambiance, introducing new colors to the home…..heavenly!  This fall I’m focusing…