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Category Archives: Color

How to add SOLE to your room

One of the benefits of being an empty nester is a clean house. (Don’t tell my daughter.) Another benefit is a lower electric bill! With more time on my hands, … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

5 Ways to infuse sunset in your home

I don’t know when it happened. But lately, I’ve been drawn to anything and everything orange. And the timing couldn’t be better. Celosia Orange is one of Pantone’s top colors for … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Easy Valentine’s DIY

Is it February already? The Year of the Horse is galloping by so fast. Whoa. Thanks to Designer Angelo Surmelis, we’re reminded how something so simple, affordable, and fun can … Continue reading

February 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to finish from the beginning: Artfully designing with area rugs

Last week while watching HGTV’s “House Hunters” I was perplexed when a future home owner refused to choose one of the proposed homes simply because it had tile and not … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Effortless Style with angelo:HOME

Even if I wasn’t such an HGTV geek, I would still fall head over heels with Angelo Surmelis’ new furniture collection. Reclaimed wood and metal. Fabulous and vibrant fabrics. Smaller-scaled … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hawaii’s Insider at furniture market – Part 3

Here are some final thoughts of my first visit to April’s High Point Furniture Market in High Point, NC. The Jonathan Louis showroom was one of our last stops before … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hawaii’s Insider at furniture market – Part 2

We are mid-way though our buying trip at High Point, NC and we’ve visited so many buildings and numerous vendors. Each showroom has its own personality and charm.  Natuzzi is … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hawaii’s Insider at furniture market – Part 1

Ever wonder what it’s like to visit a furniture market in person? Travel with us to High Point, North Carolina in our blog this week and read about what’s new … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Getting it my way

I don’t think of myself as picky person. But I do like things a certain way. For example, I order my Whopper Jr. with two bottom buns and no onions. … Continue reading

July 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Add WOW to your home

Spring has sprung! Even here in Hawaii, hints of spring are all around us. The multi colored Bougainvilleas are blooming everywhere.  The trees are laden with fat delectable green mangos, … Continue reading

May 16, 2012 · Leave a comment
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