It’s that time of the year again – time to pack up the holiday decorations! All the trees, wreaths, lights, ornaments, stockings, nut crackers will get carefully boxed up and stored away until next holiday season.
I don’t know about you, but my house always feels a little empty and sparse after the decorations are… Continue reading
Our very best wishes for a Merry Christmas and peaceful and prosperous New Year!
May you have a wonderful holiday season with your family and friends.
THANK YOU for your support in 2013!
Barb and Debbie
I don’t think anyone is interested in window treatments with the holidays upon us, so I thought I would digress and share some tips for hosting a successful holiday party. As a host/hostess you always want to make your guests feel comfortable and happy, these ideas will not only make their visit more memorable but also … Continue reading
Back again with our most popular window treatments in 2013!! Last week we talked about drapery panels (click here to read the post) as being one of the most favorite window treatments this year. The number two treatment for 2013 is roman shades!
In 2013, roman shades were a very popular treatment… Continue reading
Over the last 10 years I have designed thousands of window treatments for my customers in the Tampa area and beyond. And like everything else, styles and designs evolve and colors change.
When we opened in 2004 the treatments were more formal – we used yards of dupioni silk for swags and drapery panels with… Continue reading
Photo courtesy of House Beautiful
I love to entertain at the holidays but running a retail store gives me limited time so I really need to plan ahead. Sitting down to enjoy the meal with family and friends should be a fun and relaxing time for everyone and if the host is not having fun then no one will.… Continue reading
I am going to take a break from the holidays and decorating today to share with you some GREAT news. As some of you know, my husband Bob was diagnosed with stage four, large cell lymphoma in June. As I write this post, I am sitting at Moffitt Cancer Center, for his last of his… Continue reading
The stores are filled with Christmas trees and all the trimmings for the holidays and although it is happy and festive I feel that Thanksgiving gets a bit slighted. So I want to take a moment to stop and reflect on things that I am thankful for this Thanksgiving.
I have amazing family, friends and the best customers.… Continue reading
Photo Courtesy of CR Laine
In my world, the common threads between these two are my OBSESSION and the QUALITY and INTEGRITY of both. I am so excited and absolutely love all this GORGEOUS CR Laine furniture in my store. Each piece is handcrafted and is as solid and trouble free as they are designed to be. … Continue reading
I’m back again with some more gift ideas for the upcoming holiday season. Last week I introduced you to my beautiful friend Joyce, and gave you some info on her portrait package, which would make a great gift for anyone. This week I am going to share with you some great gift ideas for the host/hostess to… Continue reading