Is It Time for a New Kitchen?

During the summer months, people start to think about the approaching holiday season even though the temperature might be 85 degrees or hotter. Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah (or whichever winter holiday you celebrate) are only a few months away. The pending holiday often spurs on thoughts of updating ones space. If you are thinking of… Read more »

Updating Your Outdoor Space

Summer is here and our attention has turned to barbecuing with friends, reading books on the deck, patio or sun porch, lounging in a favorite chair, and sipping an iced tea. When we uncover or pull out our furniture to get it ready, yikes, it’s time for an updated look! What about reupholstering with new fabrics? The… Read more »

Spring Decluttering Tips

One of the new phenomenons today is decluttering your life, sometimes called “spring cleaning.” Years of collecting clothing and purchasing items for your home and along comes a book, now on the New York Times best-sellers list, about decluttering one’s home by Marie Kondo. She has a step by step method for decluttering. I decided to… Read more »

Kitschy Kitchens – Hot Cabinet Trends

The kitchen is the heart of any home. It’s the room in your home where you can dine with your family, where you host holiday dinners, where you create recipes that get passed down from generation to generation – it’s where you make memories. With the kitchen being one of the most important rooms in… Read more »

HHII Tips! Furniture Arrangement

If you recently purchased a home or want to redesign a room, are you overwhelmed with the possibilities and insecurities of furniture arrangement? There is hope! With tape measure, paper and pencil in hand, draw your room and consider the following guidelines: Determine room size and use. Measure the dimensions of the hallways, stairs, and… Read more »