White Peony Hoop Wreath – For your garden gate… or the bride?

I love the look of a beautiful hoop wreath adorned with fresh flowers – great for summer special event decor, but their life is short lived in the summer heat. I decided to work on creating the same look with high quality faux greenery and flowers. The challenge is creating the same airy look andContinue reading “White Peony Hoop Wreath – For your garden gate… or the bride?”

Our Favorite Things… Spring Stems and Greenery

This polar vortex is really grabbing a good portion of the country. Here is Central New York, we woke up to below zero temperatures with a wind chill factor of -24 degrees! However, I’m focusing on what’s going on inside – a new shipment of beautiful spring stems and succulents! Nothing chases the cold awayContinue reading “Our Favorite Things… Spring Stems and Greenery”

Quick Styling for a Wooden Tray

Wooden Tray are not only useful, but also a great staging tool.  Here are some quick and easy styling tips to dress them up… 1) Think in odd numbers – Three decorative items are perfect. 2) Pick items that are different heights. 3) Add something green – plants & succulents are very popular right nowContinue reading “Quick Styling for a Wooden Tray”

Dining Room Redesign

The main objective with the redesign/staging of this dining room was to lighten and freshen the space while working with the furniture that was already there. The first order of business was selecting a new color palette of taupe for the walls, a pale blue for the ceiling and crisp white trim.  Replacing the ceilingContinue reading “Dining Room Redesign”

Interior Style… Easy Office Updates

The standard office and modular office furniture in many office buildings tends to be a bit bland and generic.   When you consider the fact that you spend 8 hours or more of your day in this environment, you want to make it a place you are happy to be in. By adding a few personalContinue reading “Interior Style… Easy Office Updates”

Our Favorite Things… Hydrangeas & Fall Foliage

What’s more beautiful on a sunny autumn day than colorful fall leaves scattered among hydrangeas?   Why not bring that look inside?  This beautiful hydrangea pottery can adorn your table from spring to fall by just changing the greenery and flowers. Paired with rich colored fall foliage and hydrangea stems, the pottery’s terracotta accents just seemContinue reading “Our Favorite Things… Hydrangeas & Fall Foliage”

Our Favorite Things… Lilacs

Nothing says summer is here like lilacs!  Their beautiful purple and white blooms are wonderfully fragrant and something I look forward to each year.    When in season, I like to cut them in bunches and bring them inside.  The sad part… they only last a short time. To extend the season, we’ve added some beautiful fauxContinue reading “Our Favorite Things… Lilacs”

Quick Tip – Creative Use for an Ice Bucket

When was the last time you used your ice bucket? Is it hidden away until company comes?   It’s time to dig out your beautiful bucket and put it on display.  You’ll quick discover that it makes a lovely vessel for potted flowers and plants. Our Beatriz Ball metal ice buckets loves great with faux potted white agapanthus.Continue reading “Quick Tip – Creative Use for an Ice Bucket”

Our Favorite Things… Permanent Succulents

Succulents are quite popular right now, and it’s no surprise as they are one of the most versatile plant options for decorating both inside and outside the home. Today’s permanent succulents are so close to the real thing that you truly cannot tell them apart. Although real succulents are one of the easier plants toContinue reading “Our Favorite Things… Permanent Succulents”