Quick, unhide the silver

Yes, it’s enough to bring a smile to great-aunt Cora’s face.  Silver pieces are showing up again in modern decorating.  For all of you that have some family heirlooms wrapped in tissue and plastic, buried deep in a back closet, haul it out. A few well placed pieces look great mixed in amongst our more modern decor.  Unique and well crafted pieces will bring some…

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Are you a reverse art snob?

Put nothing but real art on your walls please.  Wondering how you can possibly afford real art?  Then you ARE a reverse art snob.  Art is everywhere, it’s easy to find and it can be inexpensive.  Don’t fill your home with anything less than an original. Back in my university days, it was Dr. Stan Dromisky who opened my eyes to this theory.  He felt…

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Go big and then bigger

As I fold laundry standing in a space that measures 20 inches wide I think of all the tortures that should be inflicted upon the man who designed my laundry room. I say man because no woman would take a five foot wide by eleven foot long space and make it the entrance from the garage AND a laundry room. Women know that this miniscule…

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