What’s On Your Walls?

This summer I spent a lot of time on art and not much time blogging about decorating! I was thrilled to have a solo show of my fiber art at the Reston Community Center in August, and even more thrilled that several of my pieces sold. It’s so gratifying to have other people like what […]

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Tips for hanging artwork and pictures

Blank walls can seem to cry out for something to be hung on them. But there’s lots of confusion about how to best display artwork, mementos, family pictures, or whatever else you have that’s wall-friendly. What often happens is that people spread everything out evenly on the walls around the room, sort of like what […]

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Living Walls

How about bringing more life into your space – literally – with a mobile green plant wall? A  room divider for home or office, movable, self-watering, with pockets for inserting plants of your choice. Ingenious! This is from Greenworks in Sweden, you can check them out here. They have some other great products as well, […]

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Choosing Color for Your Walls

It can seem overwhelming to decide what color should be on your walls. Lots of people paint their walls white or off-white because they’re afraid of making a mistake with color. Which is understandable, because even though one is always hearing that paint is a cheap way to make a difference in your decor, I […]

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Stencils – the new faux finishes

There are so many fun ideas out there for wall treatments right now. Paint has always been the easiest way to make a dramatic change in the look and feel of a room. Then there were faux finishes – ragging, stucco-like looks, marbleizing, etc. Now there are these fabulous stencils out there to add patterned […]

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