Is Cheap Cheerful?

February 21, 2013 | Bedroom, Pink/Blush, Purple

Ok, I admit it, I can be a real spoiled brat! And “cheap and cheerful” is not usually a mantra I subscribe to.  Cheap does not make me cheerful — in fact, it can make me downright cranky!  My hands get itchy when I touch fabrics that are too high in polyester content.  I have [...]

Reclaiming Your Bedroom

January 08, 2013 | Pink/Blush, Purple, Uncategorized

For any woman who has recently experienced a bad break-up or divorce, I have a fool-proof way to help you to move on from that fool! It’s time to reclaim your independence (and possibly your dignity) by reclaiming the room in your home that likely reminds you most of your relationship – YOUR BEDROOM! I [...]

No Beach House Blues!

December 10, 2012 | Fabric Schemes, Orange, Pink/Blush

With Hanukkah in full swing and Christmas just around the corner, my mind is fully occupied with thoughts of summer.  And not just because the days are getting shorter and colder, but because now is the time of year when clients start thinking about their beach houses.  With less than six months until Memorial Day [...]

Girls’ Rooms: Pink is not what it used to be!

November 16, 2012 | Girls' Rooms, Pink/Blush

I am such a girl!   And my girliness really shines when I am asked to design a girl’s bedroom.  While I have created some fabulous girls’ rooms over the years in turquoise, purple or orange,  I am honestly a bit of a slave to pink — there is nothing girlier!  However, I don’t like pushover [...]

Color Inspiration: Pink and Blue is such a Tea-se!

I was ecstatic when I discovered that my favorite tea store Teavana had finally opened on the Upper East Side in NYC.  After only being able to get their teas on trips to the Mall — which I swear I rarely make!!! –, it was like seeing a mirage when I noticed them on Lexington [...]

Make-ing Up A Color Scheme

October 25, 2012 | Color, Gray, Make-up Palettes, Pink/Blush

I am a sucker for color and lots of it! People often ask how I devise the color palettes that inspire the design of one room or an entire home.  While the most obvious way to do this is to shop the design building for new fabrics, there are some more unconventional and fun venues [...]