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Why is choosing color so difficult? It's not like you step in to the paint store only to be confronted by 100 different shades of white...
Exactly. It's those hundred shades of white that make choosing colors a task that can stall a decorating project before it has even started. It's often helpful to start small, so let's take a look at four colors that four different companies have chosen as their "Color of the Year."Read More
As a new year rolls around, many of us begin thinking about resolutions that will offer us a fresh start. This year, rather than imagining you will make a big behavioral shift in yourself (AKA I really don't want to give up wine for a month, thanks) why not take some time to focus on the spaces around us, and see how to use these to make little shifts in how we approach things. After all, it's far more fun to redecorate than it is to diet, am I right?
With that in mind, we've got a great new free guide to giveaway ...Read More
Current trends in kitchen design favor a little color and I'm a fan of this. Monochromatic, all white kitchens have their place, but painting your cupboards is a great way to add some color without coating your walls. And if you anchor the room with color on the lower cabinets, you can still have a clean, light look from the counter top to the ceilingRead More
It's the time of year when we think about gifts for that friend who loves to entertain, or even for your own home. This holiday season, make anyone's home merry and bright with some of the beautiful gifts that have made my Dear Santa list this year.Read More
I've been working on some style boards for a client who lives half way across the country. While it may seem strange to some people to work with a decorator who will never enter your home, it's actually a simple process - and one our clients love.Read More
There's renovations and then there's renovations. While most of us are contemplating knocking out a wall to open up the living room, a couple in Budapest converted a former weapons factory into a wonderful family home. It's pretty spectacular.Read More
Holiday entertaining and decorating can sometimes feel a bit overwhelming. One way to approach this with a bit of sanity is to simply tackle one thing at a time. If you can't overhaul your whole look, spruce it up in one area. Cocktails and mixed drinks have never been hotter, so why not put a bit of focus on your glassware.Read More
One of the biggest trends this season in home decor is adding a bit of opulence to your look. Of course you could spend a fortune adding richness and a bit of glamour to your spaces, or you could take our tips and have a look at a few beautiful items. Using these as a guide, think about how add small touches of luxury and sumptuous texture to your home without breaking the bank.Read More
The latest edition of The Occasional Chair is out, with a look at this fall's trend for opulence around your home, and some DIY ideas for giving your fridge a new look (like this pretty in pink one here).Read More
The next edition of The Occasional Chair, SeeSea Interior's newsletter for Design, decor and DIY will be out in a few days. We'll have some trends and idea for autumn, and a special deal for subscribers!Read More
This Victorian Villa shows off a lovely renovation with a lesson in mixing styles. The gorgeous, historic features of the home are juxtaposed against modern, fun, family friendly furnishings and decorRead More