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
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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
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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
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Fall has finally arrived in Florida!!!!! Debbie’s post here, gives us all kinds of great ideas to bring the indoors out, to enjoy our outside gardens, patios, and lanai areas.
The long hot, humid, and rainy summer in Florida often times leaves our outdoor living areas with mold and mildew and upholstery looking rather… Continue reading
TODAY IS THE DAY!!! We have exciting news to share with everyone – our beautiful furniture from CR Laine is arriving!!!!!
Needless to say we have been working really, really hard for the last couple weeks to make room for everything. Moving fabric, building shelves, and editing sample books, has consumed our lives.… Continue reading
Over the past 6 years the businesses of Plaza Bella have held the Plaza Bella Goes Pink 5K Challenge and the Diva Strut in an effort to raise funds and create awareness for a cure for Breast Cancer.
This Saturday, October 19 please join us to help KNOCK OUT Breast Cancer!
Some Statistics from the American Cancer… Continue reading
The answer is ! NOOOOO Absolutely NOT! Not all beiges are the same, and the same goes for white, grey, and taupe colors. When consulting with customers in my store, I always ask “what color are your walls?” Often times the response I get, “just a beige or tan” or “similar to this… Continue reading
The warm secure feeling of being wrapped in a blanket is like no other. We are wrapped up in a blanket when we come into this world and to this day when I wrap myself in my favorite throw I feel warm, calm and secure. Even living in Florida a throw is essential, especially if your home is… Continue reading
You can find inspiration anywhere. I recently returned from a trip to London and Ireland and was taken in by all the beauty and fun use of color at every turn. From man made to the countryside it all made me smile…
This bright bird was recently placed as a temporary art installation in Trafalgar Square by a… Continue reading