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Home decorating: An Easy Spring Home Makeover

March 18, 2017

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Budget-Friendly Home Accents

March 1, 2015
Decorating with budget friendly accent pieces | DivineNY.com

Just as fast fashion allows you to spruce up your wardrobe with inexpensive finds, the same applies with home decorating! Tip: As the seasons change, look to add new accent pieces that lighten & brighten your room! Here’s a roundup of my favorite budget friendly finds: Retro Butterfly Cotton Pillow Covers Circle Mirror Decal Retro […]

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Factors For Consideration When Choosing Lighting Fixtures

February 28, 2015
Modern day light fixtures

There are many factors for consideration when choosing lighting fixtures. The design of the product should be taken into consideration. The amount of power it takes in order for the lighting device to work is also an important factor. The price of the item is another determining factor for many people who were trying to […]

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Decorating with Chandeliers

December 7, 2014
Jar Glass Chandelier | Decorating with Chandeliers | DivineNY.com

I’m obsessed with chandeliers. One of my home decorating goals is to update the lighting in every room and adding a chandelier is definitely top on my list! Chandelier lighting adds a distinct and striking visual element to any room. The name is synonymous with “class”, “rank” and “fortune”. …

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Decorating with Art

September 6, 2014
Decorating with Wall Art | DivineNY.com

A beautiful piece of art is sure to be a conversation piece! A well-chosen piece can turn a boring room into something extraordinary. Art has a huge impact on the mood and ambience of the room where it is placed. The key with art is to chose something you love …

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Color Crush: Gold

June 13, 2014
New blog post | Color Crush Gold – how to decorate with gold | DivineNY.com

Sources: 1. Gold Flatware-West Elm 2. Credenza-ETSY: RefineModern 3. Gold Mason Jar-ETSY: TwinkleTwinkleLilJar 4. Gold Accent Chair-ETSY: WeLoveModern 5. Gold Round Pendant-West Elm 6. Gold Art Print-ETSY: PosterFarm 7. Gold Throw Pillow-ETSY: TheHomeCentric I’ve got a crush this …

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Dinner Time

June 1, 2014
Fun, colorful dinnerware for table settings

It’s dinner time! Colorful & fun dinnerware not only adds color & ambience to the dining table, it can also serve as a conversation piece. Which plate would you go for?

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Choosing Interior Color Schemes

May 12, 2014
Color schemes for a bachelor pad

If you are looking to spruce up your home, the best way to do this is infuse it with new colors and textures. Choosing an interior color scheme can be as simple or as complex as you make it. For some this may mean repainting one wall or an entire room. For …

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Trends in Sustainable Home Design

April 18, 2014

As I get ready to participate in Saint John’s University Earth Fest on Tuesday April 22, 2014, I started to explore current trends in sustainable home design. For many artisans and designers (myself included) sustainable design means delivering authentic and high quality products using materials that are reclaimed, repurposed, renewable, natural or organic so …

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Color Crush: Cayenne

April 6, 2014
Color Crush Cayenne

This month my color crush is cayenne! Fiery, red, hot and spicy, this color increases your strength, energy and vitality. Cayenne makes a great accent color but can also be the main color palette. Here is some inspiration on how you can decorate with this bold color: When using a dramatic color …

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How to Decorate with Antique Rugs

March 19, 2014

The perfect rug has a way of making a space feel complete and cozy. Yet as I shop for rugs for my own home, I find it overwhelming to sort through the vast array of colors, patterns, weaves and sizes! One particular rug style that has caught my attention is antique Oriental rugs. …

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