Create Magical Ambiance and Illuminate Your Story with Global Style Lighting

There are a lot of reasons to love Global Style Interior Design. One is that it is all about you, and telling the story of your life, adventures, the things you love in your space. It is a total expression and celebration of you. Does that sound selfish? It's OK, it is your house. Of course, it is about you!Each piece tells your story. Celebrate your treasures, old and new. modern and vintage, from various parts of the world.Create a rich tapestry of color, texture, art, and history. In a previous Read more [...]

Spark Joy with Colorful and Exotic Global Style Interior Design

There are a lot of reasons to love Global Style Interior Design. One is that it is all about you, and telling the story of your life, adventures, the things you love  in your space. It is a total expression and celebration of you. Does that sound selfish? It's OK, it is your house. Of course it is about you!Each piece tells your story. Celebrate your  treasures, old and new. modern and vintage, from various parts of the world.Create a rich tapestry of color, texture, art and history. In a previous Read more [...]

Immerse Yourself in Amazing Office Edesigns and Vote For Your Favorite

I'm sure you are aware of how important a beautiful, relaxing office space that you feel connected with is to your well being and productivity. Do you have one? I recently wrote a blog article, Your Office is the Perfect Space to Relax and Be Happy, describing my philosophy for making your office your happy place and how I created this beautiful office Edesign. My Edesign is one of many beautiful Edesigns that are part of Jenna's New Office #eDesignChallenge Contest. Check out all the great Read more [...]

Northern Lights Home Staging and Design awarded Best of Houzz 2021 for Customer Service

Northern Lights Home Staging and Design of Seward, AlaskaAwarded Best Of Houzz 2021Coveted annual award highlights home remodeling and design professionals with top ratings and most popular designs among the Houzz community.Seward, Alaska, February 5, 2021 – Northern Lights Home Staging and Design of Seward, Alaska has won a “Best Of Houzz” award for Customer Service on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design. This Edesign, Interior Design, Color Consulting Read more [...]

Ways to Use Pantone’s 2021 Colors of the Year

In my last five articles I have been exploring the 2021 colors of the year of different paint companies and comparing them in the same Edesign I created for a master bedroom.  I started by exploring Benjamin Moore's Agean Teal and Sherwin Williams Urbane Bronze.  I found that PPG had a color palette of 3 colors of the year instead of one as you can see in my article Ways to Use PPG's Colors of the Year. I admitted I felt a little let down that they did not just commit to one color.   Then Read more [...]

7 Things to Consider Before You Rent Out Your Home to Vacationers

Some families own a second home that’s rarely used, and others travel frequently enough that renting out their residence can become an income source. With numerous websites available that give you access to millions of vacationers and short-term renters, there’s a high chance that you can find someone to rent your property while you’re away. To attract visitors to your home and get the best return on investment, you should consider upgrading and sprucing up your place. Here are a few upgrades Read more [...]

Ways to Use Sherwin Williams HGTV 2021 Color of the Year- Passionate

In my last few articles I have been exploring the 2021 colors of the year of different paint companies and comparing them in the same Edesign I created for a master bedroom.  I enjoyed exploring Benjamin Moore's Agean Teal and Sherwin Williams Urbane Bronze.  I found that PPG had a color palette of 3 colors of the year instead of one as you can see in my article Ways to Use PPG's Colors of the Year. I admitted I felt a little let down that they did not just commit to one color. Then I checked Read more [...]

Ways to Use Behr’s 2021 Colors of the Year

In my last few articles I have been exploring the 2021 colors of the year of different paint companies and comparing them in the same Edesign I created for a master bedroom.  I enjoyed exploring Benjamin Moore's Agean Teal and Sherwin Williams Urbane Bronze.  I found that PPG had a color palette of 3 colors of the year instead of one as you can see in my article Ways to Use PPG's Colors of the Year. I admitted I felt a little let down that they did not just commit to one color. This week Read more [...]

Ways to Use PPG’s 2021 Colors of the Year

In my last few articles I have been exploring the 2021 colors of the year of different paint companies and comparing them in the same Edesign I created for a master bedroom.  I enjoyed exploring Benjamin Moore's Agean Teal and Sherwin Williams Urbane Bronze.  I was excited to see what PPG's color of the year was. But wait....they don't have one!! What??? No, they have a color palette for 2021 but not a particular color of the year. Honestly, I feel  let down.I guess I  don't like the idea Read more [...]

Ways to Use Sherwin Williams 2021 Color of the Year- Urbane Bronze

As  a certified color strategist, I get  excited when the leading paint brands announce their color of the year,  so I can  dream about exciting ways to use it in a new design.When I first saw Sherwin William's color of the year for 2021, “Urbane Bronze", I was unsure how I felt about it. Browns are nice to work with, rather serene and a color of nature so nice to "bring the outside in". Sherwin Williams 2021 Color of the Year, Urbane Bronze. Read more [...]