design & style

How well do you live in your home, really?

“Design is coming to grips with one’s real lifestyle…rooms should not be put together for show but to nourish one’s well-being.” Albert Hadley

Creating a home that looks like you and supports “your one wild and precious life”* is never a done deal. To truly be a home you love to live in, let it grow and evolve overtime…just as you do.

But how do you get there? Do you know what your style is, in real terms? How do you plan and design to make the best of every room and every situation?

You’re in the right place. Everything you need to know to style and design your home for the way you live is covered here.

There really is magic in the logic of design….


*The Summer Day – Mary Oliver

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How To Know When You Have Overdecorated Your Rooms

It’s a significant clue that you have “over decorated your rooms” when you feel overwhelmed looking in from the doorway. There are also other ways “A Touch Too Much” will not be to your decorating advantage. There are several ways this can easily happen but the remedies offered here will delight and reward you with lovelier rooms. See where you may have over-done your home design and learn how less is so much more.

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How To Declutter Your Closets And Seriously Improve Your Life

Is the prospect of decluttering your closets overwhelming? Take heart. Closet clutter, occurs less often because you are inherently messy and more often because the right storage types and spaces haven’t been designated. That, and you have to stop hoarding all the stuff you haven’t worn or used in years. This guide will help you “let go”, re-organize logically AND give you ideas for features that will help you look buttoned up and tidy, even on a bad day.

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How To Make Your Remarkably Cluttered Home Look Lovelier

Have you noticed how home clutter tends to regenerate as if the “black arts” were involved? No, you aren’t hexed, but nothing will change without specific actions on your part. Once you take targeted action however, your cluttered home really can become much less so…all the way to tidy, organized and lovely. Read on: Easy, Organized Tidy is about to become your new norm.