Resist

Have you noticed that “back-to-school” marketing appears earlier and earlier each year. Mid-July seems appropriate for some retailers to start planting the seeds of fall (for some families, this is barely two weeks into summer), and by now, it is full-throttle! That’s the retailers’ agenda, but is it yours? I spend from early January throughContinue reading “Resist”

Reduce, Reuse, Refresh

Although the end of the restrictions for COVID 19 seem to be in sight, we are still mostly in a work from home situation and probably like most people, the spaces we are living and working in are getting a bit stale. There is a flurry of updating taking place which is quite understandable. However,Continue reading “Reduce, Reuse, Refresh”

Before & After

Helping people improve their homes is a real pleasure for me. Sometimes, the process is quite simple, requiring a few tweaks and a re-think of what goes where and why. This post illustrates a recent transformation… The above photos show an under-utilized living room. Nothing wrong with the furnishings or art work, just not thoughtfullyContinue reading “Before & After”

Collections

Part of what makes a house a home are the personal touches… photographs, objects we acquire from travel or even more personal items, such as collections. They reflect our interests, and they reveal part of us. The growth of a collection and the tandem stories that go along with it tell a part of yourContinue reading “Collections”