Cement Tile – 2017’s Tile Trend!

Cement Tile - 2017s Tile Trend!

(Cement Tile – 2017s Tile Trend! –  Photo by Jessica Helgerson Interior Design)

If you have been paying attention to any of the home remodeling TV shows, then I am sure that you have seen some form of cement tile being installed. These are sometimes referred to as pattern tiles, and are reminiscent of either a Mediterranean or New Orleans style (depending on the design). However, these tiles are making a comeback in a big way. So, if you enjoying keeping up with current trends, then you should really check these out. (keep reading…)

Bell Jar Pendant Lights (and My Love/Hate Relationship)

Bell Jar Pendant Lights

(Bell Jar Pendant Lights – Photo by Steven Cabinets)

Back when I was designing my home, I decided early on that I was going to put bell jar, pendant lighting above my kitchen island. I have always loved the way they look – a little bit medieval, a little bit elegant. However, if you are in the market for lighting and you are considering bell jars, you are going to want to read this article. (keep reading…)

10 Terrific Cosmetic Storage Ideas!

Organized Bathroom - Richmond, VA

(Cosmetic Storage Ideas – Photo by Abundance Organizing)

Who doesn’t just love to have all of their makeup perfectly laid out and organized? I know that I love to be able to see all of my brushes, lipsticks, and what nots beautifully displayed and easy to visually locate. But sometimes, we just don’t have all that wonderful space to create such  organization. However, I have found the following ideas to be great for adding storage space or for better utilizing what is already available. These 10 cosmetic storage ideas are sure to help you get your makeup (and what nots) better organized, too! (keep reading…)

2016 Year End Review!

2016 Year End Review! (2016 Year End Review!)
Wow! What a year this has been. I am so very grateful to all of the people that have taken the time to visit my site. I hope that you all found at least a little something to inspire you. I am really looking forward to the upcoming year. (Hint: I have a LOT of great projects in the works). But in the mean time, I wanted to take this chance to offer you a look back at the top 10 posts for the 2016 year – made popular by you, the viewer. (Keep Reading…)

Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year – Greenery!

Pantone's 2017 Color of the Year

(Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year – Photo by Barker O’Donoghue Master Builders)

Well, the decision has been made, and the choice for Pantone’s 2017 color of the year is (drum roll please…) Greenery! While I am not yet sure if I am a fan of of this color choice, I must admit that it certainly makes a statement. So, I went searching to find a few rooms that have used this color with great success, and this is what I found. (Keep Reading…)

8 Wonderful Niche Ideas

8 Wonderful Niche Ideas

(8 Wonderful Niche Ideas – Photo by Jill Shevlin Design)

One of the things I find that I often do is to look through a wall rather than at it. That is, every time I see a blank wall, I ask myself, “what can I do inside that wall?” I guess because I am a space hog, I hate to ignore those 4-6 inches of space that are just sitting there being wasted. (an obsession that I am sure my dh really wishes that I didn’t have) 😉 But today, i invite you to join me with imagining how that space can be used add that something extra to your home with these 8 niche ideas. (keep reading…)

Interior Door Styles – The 411

Interior Door Styles

(Interior Door Styles –  Photo by Weaver Custom Homes)

The interior doors in a house can either make or break an intended design style. If you have ever walked through a home that was decorated in very traditional furniture but had flush doors throughout, then you know what I mean. The wrong door can stick out like a soar thumb. When asked which type of interior door styles go with what design, I usually break it down like this: (keep reading…)