Less is More Beautiful

Does your house feel far from your perfect space?  Is sanctuary is the last word you would use to describe it?Are things a mess and you don't know where to begin when it comes to picking colors, arranging furniture, picking art, or just making things look more beautiful?And, who has the time for that?It is worth making the time, for your peace of mind and well being.When life gets busy,  it can be hard to keep up with the clutter, the mess and before you know it, it has been so long since you redecorated Read more [...]

Some Colors are Bossy. Will You Listen to Them?

Some colors are just plain bossy. You might want to ignore them, but you can't. And you shouldn't.It is not that they are overly bold or colorful.  They are just in your face. Every Single Day.They are your fixed finishes. The things you rarely change unless you are doing some significant remodeling. They are your countertops, your floors, and architectural features such as stone or brick walls or fireplaces, or other predominant features. They are the things that Read more [...]

Feel Connected and Relaxed When You Surround Yourself With the Beauty of Nature

There are 10 great reasons to love global style design. One of my favorite reasons is that Global style design is great at bringing the outside in to your designs, to help you feel connected and relaxed by surrounding yourself with the beauty of nature. What is Global Style? Global style tells the story of your life and adventures with things you have collected in your travels and local adventures. Highlighting unique, colorful, and beautiful art and crafts is a wonderful way to create your Read more [...]

Celebrate Unique Art and Artisans while Telling Your Story with Global Style Design

There are 10 great reasons to love global style design. One of my favorite reasons is that Global style design celebrates unique art and the artists that create it while telling your story.  Tell Your Story Global style tells the story of your life and adventures with things you have collected in your travels and local adventures. Highlighting unique, colorful, and beautiful art and crafts is a wonderful way to create your perfect space.Each piece tells part of your story while creating Read more [...]

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 [...]

Bring the Outdoors in with Interior Design

In a recent article, Healthy Home-Feel Good with Biophilia, I talked about how as humans, we want to be connected with nature and other living things such as people, animals, and plants because it makes us feel good. This longing for “connection” is called “biophilia”.I mentioned numerous ways that we could use Interior Design to get that connection for a happier, healthier home including using natural materials, plants, animals, color, art, scents, and lighting.Some of the tips I gave included:Bringing Read more [...]

Stay Warm This Winter and Slash Bills with These Home Efficiency Upgrades

Stay Warm This Winter and Slash Bills with These Home Efficiency Upgrades Do you ever feel like it’s impossible to stay warm in the winter without spending a fortune on energy bills? If this sounds familiar, you may be surprised by how easy it can be to heat your home more efficiently. Smart home tech is one of our favorite solutions, but it’s not the only option. From high-tech devices to small changes in everyday habits, there are countless ways to boost Read more [...]

10 Reasons to Love Global Style Interior Design

Global Style Interior Design is all about telling the story of your life and adventures through your decor. Each piece has a story and becomes a conversation starter.  Treasures, old and new are displayed from various parts of the world and layered in a rich tapestry of color, texture, art and history. Here are 10 great reasons to love and try global style with some examples of decor items to get the look.   One of the thing I love about global style Interior Design Read more [...]

Re-Invent Yourself and Your Home in 2020

As the new year approaches, you will probably hear a lot about trends in design, color and the latest, greatest ideas in furniture and accessories. My mind is focused inward on a different way of transforming your home.

I think about 2019, what I accomplished and what my life and home felt like. I’m compelled to plan for 2020 to re-invent my life, health, business and home to be the ideal expression of myself. How about you?

I have been inspired lately listening to Jim Fortin’s podcast, Read more […]