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Outdoor Entertaining

This year Wow! your guests with an amazing Fourth of July BBQ experience. A few simple decor additions can be great conversation pieces.  We’ve curated some great outdoor entertaining inspiration … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Graduation Gifts They’ll Love

Graduations in Hawaii are celebrated with a piling of leis, huge family parties, packing, and moving onto another phase of life. Money as a gift is always nice, but there’s something about choosing … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

instyle magazine…

Courtesy of Angelo Surmelis (See original blog post) working with naya rivera, on designing her home, was the perfect example of my belief that everyone wants the same thing when it … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

To Market, To Market: A Fresh Perspective of April’s High Point Furniture Market

Recently, I had the chance to “talk story” with Marilyn Canas, HomeWorld Senior Merchandising Assistant about her recent visit to the April 2014 High Point Furniture Market in North Carolina. … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

5 Alternatives to Real Flowers

I like flowers as much as the next person. But being as frugal as I am, paying for a bunch of petals is another story. I do appreciate that flowers … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

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
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