High Point Spring 2014 Trend #1: Classically Inspired

Although my last day at the High Point spring home furnishings market was Saturday, I’m just now getting around to uploading all of my pictures, and downloading my readers on all of the amazing things I saw and did there. I am planning a few posts around different design trends I picked up on –…

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Master Class in Using What You Have

Designer Liz Caan (who happens to be based right here in Newton, MA) has been on fire lately. I swear, every time I open a national or regional shelter magazine – there she is! Well, sometimes she herself is not pictured, but her creative, colorful and comfortable interiors are. Naturally, Liz’s work has also taken…

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Countdown to High Point

High Point Market is just two weeks away!   Since many (probably most) of my readers are not designers, I first need to explain what High Point Market is, exactly. It’s the largest home furnishings industry market (or, trade show) in the United States. It happens twice a year in High Point, NC, which is…

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How To Paint A Dark Room

Chances are, you have at least one room in your house that is a “dark room” – meaning it lacks sufficient natural light during the day to illuminate the room to your satisfaction. There is something wonderful about a space in which you can leave the lights OFF during the day, and only turn them…

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