Focus on Creativity

What gets me up at 5am on Sunday

Not too far from where I live is a Sunday morning secret that everyone, yet no one, seems to know about. Most of my friends have never heard of it (even the ones who live nearby) yet it is always crowded. I forget how I first heard about it but I have been going on...

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Dealing With “Ghosts of Owners Past”

Moving into a new home comes with lots of excitement and anticipation.  Most of us can't wait to make our new house "our home". Often times this means purging decorating decisions that were made by the previous owners; things I call "Ghosts of Owners Past".  Some of...

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Collecting and Displaying Books..How Many Are Too Many?

One of my (many) passions is books. I have been collecting them since High School and I feel the same way about books as I do art; I couldn't be truly happy living without either. I think the easiest way to make a house a home is to surround yourself with books that...

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Testing Wall Color 101

When it comes time to paint, most of us start out at the same place; either the paint store or the paint department of one the big box stores. After looking over 100's of chips we decide on a few different possibilities and then come home to test them out (I certainly...

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My Camper Mocks Me

When I took my training to become a True Color Expert, one of the very first things our teacher, Maria Killam, taught us are the three most important principles about color. #1. Color is either LIGHT or DARK (also called value). #2. Color is either WARM ( Red, Yellow,...

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Through The Looking Glass

I spent a wonderful afternoon last week checking out American glass artist Dale Chihuly. The MFA in Boston is showcasing his work with a new show called Through The Looking Glass. I first saw Chihuly's amazing talent at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas several years...

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Why Starting a Blog is Like going to Your First Dance

When I first began writing a blog I quickly came to two conclusions. First, blogging takes up a huge amount of time (just like everyone said it would) and second, blogging is just like going to your first dance. For the longest time,  I thought about blogging but I...

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10 Things Buyers Don’t Care about (Part Two)

In my last post I highlighted items one through five of the 10 things buyers don't care about when they are looking to buy a house.  Here is the eagerly awaited  part two of my list (6-10) of things Buyer's Don't Care About.   6. Your family living situation. How you...

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My List of 10 Things Buyers DON’T Care About (Part One)

Along with Color Consulting and Redesign, I do a fair amount of Home Staging. Today I would like to share my list (part one) of the 10 Things that Buyers DO NOT care about when buying a new home. The list is beyond cleaning and de-cluttering as I assume most sellers...

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Light Fixtures…Is Bigger Really Better?

I am not sure when the trend of Lights on Steroids actually began but if you are looking for new ( and current)  lighting, you don't have a lot of choice but to go big or go home.  "Super Size Me" home lighting has not only undergone a bigger is better design...

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Scoring Big At The Yard Sale

Last Saturday, while driving to my friend's surprise birthday party, I passed a big yard sale. Since  the party was being held an hour from my house, I left 45 minutes earlier than I needed to ( the thought being I would rather be 45 minutes early than one minute late...

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For the love of WHITE

Ever since I can remember, I have loved color. I mean I really love color. Show me a sassy RED, a cool TURQUOISE or a happy YELLOW and my heart starts racing. There is just something though about a pure, clean white that makes me stop and take pause. I think these...

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Project Makeover: Kathy’s Family Room/ Home Office

How often do you get to change someone's life.....I mean really change it ?  I have the honor of being involved with the most fabulous group of professionals who do just that. The group is called Project Makeover.  The group's mission is to offer a complete Makeover...

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Numero Uno!

Welcome to my first blog!! After spending the past two years as an avid blog reader and follower I decided it was time to take the plunge and start joining in on the fun. That, and the fact that I was tired of everyone around me asking “ do you blog??... You should...

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Linda Holt | Interior Designer & iPhone Coach

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