Archive of ‘family room’ category

Living room makeover with a  sophisticated palette of gray white yellow and gold f

Decorating for Fall: Living room furniture makeover

To say that my sister Jenni and I are close is an understatement. Our kids were born within 5 days of each other and we even live on the same street. Her little house down at the end of the street that she shared with her son Ben, her daughter Charlotte, and their black lab Stella […] Read more…

Before and After Family living room makeover

Not Your Grandma’s House Anymore: Family Room Makeover

There’s nothing I love more than helping clients, friends and family bring a vision to life and help them realize that a tired house really can be updated for a modern and family-friendly lifestyle. So when my client Rebecca came to me with pictures of a house that she and her husband Matt bought through a family friend […] Read more…

Welcoming Fall into your Home for under $100.

Happy Fall Y’All

Every September when the leaves start to change color and the air gets a bit chilly here in Upstate New York I know Fall and Halloween are just around the corner.  I love bringing out the fall decorations.  They are simple and often inexpensive way to add the warm colors of the season to your home. Last year, […] Read more…

It's True Love: I Can't Resist Pillows MemeHill.com

It’s True Love: I Can’t Resist Pillows

  You all know that I have an unhealthy obsession with accent pillows.  All shapes and sizes. Big, small, vintage, fuzzy, velvet, beaded, tapestry, cotton, silk, everyday and seasonal. You get it. There are never too many on a bed or sofa and you can never own too much of them! I have quite a considerable sized […] Read more…

Adding rustic and family friendly charm to the Itsy Bitsy Lakeside Cottage

The Itsy Bitsy Cottage No Wake Zone

It’s hard to believe that just over 9 months ago we started this remodeling rollercoaster!  And although the cottage is so small the project ride never seemed to end. The great room was one of the reason why we bought this cottage.  It’s open space and vaulted ceiling gives the illusion that the space is so much larger than […] Read more…

Finding color inspiration for the Itsy Bittsy Cottage renovation

Ikat Love: Finding color inspiration for the Itsy Bitsy Cottage

Often at the beginning of a job I began with an inspiration picture, artwork or piece of furniture that I use that as the diving board for the rest of my design.  Last year, I came across these super fun  Lakeside Swivel Chairs ( yes I said swivel! Click on the link for all the great […] Read more…

Lower level decorating from MemeHill.com

We call them Lower Levels now…not basements or cellars.

When I think of basements I think of my grandparent’s stone and pitched walled cellar that was covered with cobwebs and dust and had a rickety ladder going down.  With the exception of a few canning jars the basement was bare and not visited very often. Well, the basement has come a long way and […] Read more…

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