Interior Design tip No.2 (A series)

Scale Let’s talk about Scale or Proportion. This is something that a lot of people struggle with when decorating their homes. Often times you go to a Home Decor store, buy something you love and when you bring it home it looks all wrong. It may be too big or too small for your space…

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Interior Design tip No. 1 (A series)

Lighting Lighting is often overlooked and not given a second thought, but it is one of the most important features in a space. Proper lighting can make or break a mood, theme and feel of a space. Think of lighting as the accessories to an outfit, it enhances and puts emphasis what is already there.…

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The Confusion and Chaos behind Minimalism

Betcha that title caught your attention? Confusion? Chaos?…..Minimalism? Not words we would normally associate with one another, right? In today’s fast paced, consumer driven, mass produced environment the word Minimalism seems to mean something different for everyone. It would appear (in contrast to the very basis of the Minimalism movement- according to The Minimalists )…

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Drop your drawers here…A Mudroom makeover!

After nearly two years of trying to make our mudroom work, it finally got what it needed. . A makeover! I love me a makeover. Never having had a mudroom before, I clearly underestimated just how much it would be used. This room actually serves as the primary entrance to our house- it wasn’t meant…

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KnowledgeABLE featuring Pamela from The Blind Thistle: Finding Your Way in the Chaos

Originally posted on Navigating Blindness:
Hello there – It’s Pamela dropping in from The Blind Thistle! I’ve been invited as a guest blogger here on Navigating Blindness. I will be sharing my tips and suggestions on how to make the home a better space to navigate for the Visually-Impaired (VI). I ‘met’ Kim (the lovely…

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When your house tells you what to do

Ah no worries I haven’t gone off the deep end! I’m just talking about your home, your abode, the place you unwind, si casa…and how you style it. Have you ever thought about why you decorated your home the way you did? Did you just place things willy-nilly, choose finishes at random and hope for…

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