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Do It Yourself | Vintage French Shadowbox | A Tutorial

I just love the look of vintage french typography on furniture and wall plaques that I’m seeing everywhere right now! Have you seen furniture painted in that yummy chalk paint with it’s soft antique waxed surface? Wouldn’t you love to know how you can create that same look? I did and so I experimented and [...]

By | 2014-07-14T03:09:38+00:00 July 14th, 2014|Home Decor|4 Comments

“Summertime and the Living’s Easy…” | Tips for Entertaining Outdoors

When I think of summer I imagine cool salty breezes on bright sunny days infused with the scent of cocoa butter. I close my eyes and can hear the sounds of splashing and laughter, while visualizing myself lounging poolside with a tropical drink in hand. I anticipate balmy evenings spent on the patio with family [...]

By | 2014-07-02T15:44:53+00:00 July 2nd, 2014|Entertaining & Healthy Living, Patio|0 Comments

Home Décor Trends for 2014 by Eric Cortina

The beginning of every year I have the opportunity to travel to different trade shows both domestically as well as abroad in Europe.  I look forward to seeing all the new product introductions as well as seeing what the industry is predicting to be on trend for home décor.  Here are some of the top [...]

Spring Floral Palette Trends By Christopher Nichols

“Nostalgic Icon” Blush and Nude Tones: Vintage, Feminine and Soft Reminiscent of the glamorous 1920’s, 30’s and 40’s, this trend pulls from soft shades of “barely there” to “a lighter shade of pale” pinks, which are making this one the most sought after color pallets for 2014.  There is a resurgence of gold and bronze [...]

Florals for Summer Weddings by Opal Sullivan

Weddings are one of the most important days of our lives; therefore we want it to be perfect for you.  Planning a wedding can be fun, exciting and sometimes overwhelming. We all want and strive for a beautiful day filled with family, friends, flowers, and memories to last a lifetime. […]

By | 2013-06-27T23:04:24+00:00 June 27th, 2013|Floral, Weddings|0 Comments

A Garden of Roses by Laurie Chaffin

I have spent my life in gardens filled with roses. Every home I lived in had a beautiful rose garden. Roses were my mother’s passion. In the seventies she opened a nursery specializing in roses. My father often teased her saying the nursery was an excuse to grow roses by the thousands. And that is what [...]

By | 2013-06-13T22:38:17+00:00 June 13th, 2013|Floral, Gardening|3 Comments

Spring Floral Trends 2013 by Christopher Nichols

The word “Springtime” always brings a smile to my friends and family. To me it’s a time of renewal, regrowth and COLOR!  Taking cues from the fashion industry, it seems that florally speaking, Spring 2013 is all about color, texture and pattern.   Here are some of my favorites. […]

By | 2013-04-10T17:37:12+00:00 April 10th, 2013|Floral, Holiday, Home Decor, Inspiration, Spring, Weddings|0 Comments

Trade Secrets for Holiday Entertaining by Eric Cortina

I enjoy entertaining during the Holiday season since it gives me a chance to spend quality time with my close friends and share my home with them.  The house is already decorated for Christmas, so all I have to focus on is setting the table and hopefully having one of my culinary friends help out [...]

Monochromatic Flower Arranging by Christopher Nichols

Sticking to a single hue when selecting flowers for a bouquet may sound like a dull plan to some people. Why pick one color when you can have red roses, yellow daisies, and purple hydrangea together in one vase? But Roger’s top designers know that monochromatic floral arrangements can be one of the best ways [...]

Trade Secrets for Arranging Flowers from Your Garden by Eric Cortina

Creating arrangements from fresh cut garden flowers is something I truly enjoy. The beauty of these natural, fragrant bouquets looks lovely in any setting. Flowers bought from a florist are grown to last longer and have taller, straighter stems, while garden flowers are more delicate, have shorter stems, and need to be conditioned before you [...]

By | 2017-09-29T15:29:40+00:00 June 11th, 2012|Floral|0 Comments