August 25, 2019

Hygge Decor Ideas

Here’s a term you may not have heard of before – Hygge. It is a Danish word that is used to acknowledge a cozy moment or space. It is also a design trend that is sweeping the country. Hygge combines farmhouse, rustic elements with a touch of modern white and grey color palettes. It is […]

Valentines Day Dinner Ideas

Valentines Day is just around the corner. I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite restaurants in New Haven, Fairfield, Middlesex, and Hartford Counties perfect for Valentines Day dinner.  Fairfield County Walrus & Carpenter, Bridgeport A Gastropub in the Black Rock area of Bridgeport. It offers a truly one-of-a-kind experience for southern style cooking, […]

Winter Decorating

It can be challenging to think about winter decorating that isn’t holiday oriented. A lot of holiday decor is overpowering and won’t work after the season is over, but there are certain pieces that will work. Red screams “Christmas,” but more subtle colored items and pieces can be used after the fact. Natural decor is […]

Farmhouse Kitchens Inspiration

Farmhouse Kitchens are a huge current trend in interior design and decorating. It combines rustic furniture pieces, and modern technology in a stylish and classic way. Distressed cabinets, hardwood floors, exposed wood beams, stainless steel, brass fittings, and sunken sinks are just some of the key concepts and pieces in designing a farmhouse style kitchen. […]

Thanksgiving Decor

Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching and, like many, decorating and planning starts immediately after Halloween. Have you thought about what you’ll be doing this year for Thanksgiving decor? It’s a time to embrace ideas based on fall harvest, fall colors, and gatherings. Warm colors, floral arrangements, candles, and comfort are all great concepts to embrace this […]

McCory Interiors

Kristen McCory, of McCory Interiors, has been a stand-out interior designer I’ve been following this year. She is able to seamlessly and thoughtfully create rooms that are refined in design and personality. No two rooms are ever the same. Modern, Timeless, Classic, Unique, Sophisticated, Fresh. All great words that can be used to describe her […]

Portland Fair

Fair Season is winding down here in Connecticut. This coming week, one of the last fairs of the season takes place – the Portland Fair. In its 19th year, this country fair has something for everyone. With daily events ranging from wine tastings to pig races, there’s always an activity to keep yourself busy with. […]

Gardening Trends 2018

Now is the time to be thinking about what you want to grow this year. Think about what worked for you last year and what you want to do differently this year. Growing is well, all about growth. Every year and season is an exciting new adventure! Below are some tips to help you have […]

Adding Exterior Color

During this time of the year, many focus on spring cleaning. Spring is the time to remove unwanted cluttered  and bringing in new furniture to replace something that fell apart during the winter. Often, when the snow melts, a home will be in need of a few upgrades. Due to the hard winter, some may […]

Easy Easter Inspiration

Most major holidays have some connection to the changing of seasons. Spring has finally sprung and Easter is right around the corner. Looking for some holiday decoration inspiration? Here are some easy Easter decorations that can be made at home. Having something fresh for guests to snack on will help keep them busy as you […]