Tag Archives: House Beautiful

Falling In Love With Green Again

      Green, I have strayed away for a while. Now, I’m back rediscovering green grass cloth, emerald-glazed walls and old-fashioned chintz fabric. Falling in love with green again is easy.  Simply White is the color of the year, but green … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunting With Eddie Ross At Pine Hill Farm

Driving nearly two hours for an estate sale may seem too far for most people.  However, this was no regular estate sale.  It was Eddie Ross’ estate sale.  Yes, that Eddie Ross, Senior Style Editor of Martha Stewart Living and Associate Editor … Continue reading

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Celebrate Life Outdoors With Selamat

Yes, I’m still talking about High Point Market in May. There are so many awesome offerings to make your home yours. I love the fresh Spring color at Selamat. Natural rattan or watery blues and sunshine yellows will make any … Continue reading

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Color Report Survey: House Beautiful

House Beautiful Magazine surveyed readers, designers and bloggers on paint color.   The results are published in September’s issue of House Beautiful.  Yesterday,  I shared that blue out beat the other paint colors.   Green came in second.  Green is the color of … Continue reading

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The Color Report: House Beautiful

Do you know what America’s favorite paint color is?  The votes are in and the results are published in the September issue of House Beautiful. BLUE  is America’s favorite paint color.   Blue is a cool calming color that shows creativity and  intelligence.   It can … Continue reading

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Blogfest Recap Day 2

This was my first year attending Blogfest.  I was not sure what to expect.  I arrived at Hearst Tower on 57th Street and 8th Avenue excited to be in New York City and ready for day two.  Upon my arrival on the 44th floor, all I could … Continue reading

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My A-HA Moment

One of the highlights of Blogfest was meeting Newell Turner,  Editor-in-Chief of House Beautiful.  He is a charming man.  He gave us a little challenge.  He invited bloggers to share an “a-ha moment. ” My “aha moment” inspired by House Beautiful is our … Continue reading

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Trending: Zebra, Bar Carts and Swings

Move over owls, hello zebra.  I’ve seen a big increase in the use of zebra prints and patterns in fashion and interior design.  If you’re wild for the look,  incorporate it into your decor by adding a rug, fabric, wallpaper, or accessories.  The trick … Continue reading

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Spring Green

With the arrival of Spring add a  burst of green to your decor.  “Green is nature’s neutral,” designer John Loecke says in the April issue of Better Homes & Gardens.  One of my favorite shades of green is  classic kelly green.  Take a … Continue reading

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HomeGoods Happy

I am so happy the House Beautiful March 2012 issue is featuring the color green.  I must confess that I used green in my home decor for many years, until last year when I went head over heals for blue … Continue reading

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