Create an Exotic Global Style Living Room with a Gorgeous Blue Rug

Bohemian style celebrates warm earthy colors, metals and jewel tones. Bohemian decor often uses deep browns, greens, grays or other neutral colors for base colors, then accessorizes with saturated purple, fiery orange, and electric blue and other jewel tones. Bohemian style lovers are often carefree, dislike rules and want to follow their heart’s desire! Do you like vintage furniture and light fixtures, globally inspired textiles and rugs, and love displaying your collections of cool things Read more [...]

I Learned To Solve All My Interior Design Problems by Dancing- Bring on the Bling

Bring on the Bling A dance performance needs some bling.It can be sparkly and glittery jewelry or fabrics that create magic under the stage lights. It can be accessories that make musical or percussive sounds as you move. It might be the tassels and sparkly bits that show off your movements. It could be or a costume with cultural elements that tells the story of the dance or the culture it came from.  The bling adds depth, excitement and the final touches.It is about more than beauty. It's about Read more [...]

I Learned To Solve All My Interior Design Problems by Dancing- There Can Only Be One Star

There Can Only Be One Star in Every Show There can only be one star in every show.This one star shines brighter than all the rest.The audience knows that is the person that will bring the magic to them.They can't take their eyes off the star.  There should only be one star. Photo by Gage Smith on Unsplash The Star Can Be The Group- If They Dance as One. But what if there is a group of performers? The star is the group and the unified magical Read more [...]

I Learned to Solve all my Interior Design Problems by Dancing- Be Brave

Bravery.It is a good quality to have, in dancing,  design, and life.Often, we are afraid to put ourselves out there and be who we really are for fear others will judge us.Guess what? They will judge us no matter what we do. It is human nature to make meaning of everything.  So, why give others the power to control how we live?Be yourself. Be brave. Let your uniqueness shine through in your dance or design. It is a beautiful gift you give to yourself and others.And, bravery makes the magic happen. Read more [...]

I Learned to Solve all My Interior Design Problems by Dancing- Create Drama with Shapes

I learned to solve all my Interior Design problems by dancing. This is Part 3 on my revelations from dancing, on how to create a drama with shapesAs I mentioned in my first article, the older I get, the more I realize the connections between all things artistic. The same principles apply to making the magic happen in Interior Design or any other art form. You just need to open your eyes, listen, and feel it to notice.It always seems to come back to the alignment between art (creativity), science Read more [...]

Living in an Ugly House Will Make You Unhappy. Who Wants That?

Most people would prefer to live in a beautiful home. They plan to get around to fixing up their ugly home someday. They are in no rush. But should you be? It is not just about the pretty. It is not just that a beautiful, healthy home looks and feels great and supports you in your journey to BE the person you want to be so you can live the life you dream of.It is not just about the benefits of having a perfect space for you.It is about the cost of not having one. Why Should You Care? We Read more [...]

I Learned to Solve all My Interior Design Problems by Dancing- Create Drama with a Focal Point

I learned to solve all my Interior Design problems by dancing. This is Part 2 on my revelations from dancing, on how to create a dramatic focal point.As I mentioned in my first article, the older I get, the more I realize the connections between all things artistic. The same principles apply to making the magic happen in Interior Design or any other art form. You just need to open your eyes, listen, and feel it to notice.It always seems to come back to the alignment between art (creativity), science Read more [...]

I Learned to Solve all My Interior Design Problems by Dancing

I learned to solve all my Interior Design problems by dancing It’s true. Doesn’t matter what type of dancing. Belly dancing, Persian dancing, salsa, and more. There are lessons there. And, it is a lot more fun to learn them dancing than in a classroom. It’s funny, the older I get, the more I realize the connections between all things artistic. The same principles apply to making the magic happen in Interior Design or any other art form. You just need to open your eyes, listen, and feel Read more [...]

What You Do With Your Five Minutes of Infamy Shows Who You Are

Some time or another, we all get our five minutes of fame, or infamy depending on what you do with it. I think your choices tell a lot about who you are. I have had many chances for my five minutes of fame on the radio, on the dance or music stage, in publications and more. This time felt a little different, maybe because the audience seemed so big!I thought I would share my experience, in case it helps you when your five minutes comes around:) Edesign by Northern Read more [...]

Are You Creating Expansion in Other People’s Lives?

Expansion is the thing that we all want. Expansion is a better life than we have now. It is something more, something bigger, something better. We are always striving for expansion. When people buy something, it is because it provides expansion in some way in their life.One of the reasons Interior Design is important is it creates expansion. It is worth investing in.Creating a perfect space for you gives you something more, a better life than you have now. If Read more [...]