Episode Archive

392 episodes of Decorating Tips and Tricks since the first episode, which aired on January 10th, 2017.

  • How To Make A Decorating Plan

    August 20th, 2019  |  36 mins 53 secs

    Anita & I put our head's together & developed 20 STEPS for creating a decorating plan. A plan is absolutely essential to getting your rooms right, staying on budget and having fun in the process. Listen in and get all the information you need ...

  • Best of: Victoriana, Painting a Fireplace & More ...

    August 18th, 2019  |  39 mins 30 secs

    Today we uncover all that the Victorians have contributed to our current lives & traditions. And...
    we answer a frequently submitted listener question. How to paint a brick fireplace. Listen in!

  • Trend Checkin 2019

    August 13th, 2019  |  48 mins 15 secs

    Trends are so popular and we love to report on them. Sometimes the decorating pundits say a trend is hot, when it's not. Now that 2019 is more than half over, let's take a look at those reported trends and go over which ones were a hit, and which ones were a miss.

  • Best of: Top Pinterest Trends 2019

    August 11th, 2019  |  54 mins 45 secs

    Pinterest is a fabulous source for all sorts of inspiration, especially of the home decor kind.

    It is a positive force on the internet and a giant search engine with beautiful answers.

    Today we are exploring the 2019 Top Trends on Pinterest based on user searches.

  • Coffee Table Talk - How, Why & Which for this Essential Piece

    August 6th, 2019  |  47 mins 4 secs

    Coffee table or cocktail table? What do you call it? We don't care, we just love them! They add presence to your room and make the living room feel grounded. Today we're talking about what to look for in a coffee table and also including links to our favorites.

  • Best of: Fresh Budget Decorating Ideas

    August 4th, 2019  |  48 mins 30 secs

    We think that 'budget' is a bad word! Don't think "budget' as that seems limiting. Think I am going to be creative and save $ as I decorate. That is much more positive! It is really how you look at it. Listen in to hear our favorite creative tips for decorating your home on a budget.

  • You Can Do It, Be Your Own Contractor

    July 30th, 2019  |  44 mins 30 secs

    We know you can do this! Be your own contractor with our tips and hard won advice. Two main ingredients to success as your own GC are confidence & communication. Listen in for much more...

  • Best of: Brown Furniture, Bummed or Blessed?

    July 28th, 2019  |  31 mins 30 secs

    You've got some. We know you do. The question is how do you feel about it ? Today we dive deep into a discussion of "brown furniture". Prompted by a request this episode is sure to shed some light on how brown furniture is view today and what to do with yours. Listen in ~ Brown Furniture Bummed or Blessed!

  • Is Gray Here to Stay?

    July 23rd, 2019  |  41 mins 38 secs

    Like religion & politics ... whether gray is here to stay in our decors is a hotly debated topic. But should it be? Listen in as we weigh in on both sides of the battle.

    To gray or not to gray ....

  • Best of: Prior Trends Making a Comeback

    July 21st, 2019  |  49 mins 37 secs

    What are the prior trends that are making a comeback? Turns out there are quite a few. As they say, they're nothing new under the sun. Trends seem to come and go, but when they come back, they are often repackaged with a new name. Today we take a look back and ahead! Listen in ...

  • Lessons For A Truly Timeless Room

    July 16th, 2019  |  44 mins 29 secs

    Today we share the tips & advice you need to achieve a look that transcends time. Decorating advice that will stand the test of time. Overall we encourage you to hone your own signature style. Then you buy things that are you, rather than things that are 'on trend'. This is change in mindset along with all our other tips will keep your look ageless. Listen in for more ...

  • Best of: Must Know Sources For Wall Art

    July 14th, 2019  |  47 mins 47 secs

    Finding the right wall decor is a challenge. We know you think so too as we have gotten many requests for help in this department. So today we are sharing many sources for beautiful, unique, meaningful wall decor. Listen in you'll be glad you did!

  • Quick and Cheap Decor Refreshers

    July 9th, 2019  |  48 mins 33 secs

    This is the perfect time to look at your house with eyes wide open & implement some quick & inexpensive refreshes! We all get blinded to what is around us as we see it everyday. Look with intention and shake things up a bit for a new fresher look! Listen in to learn how....

  • Best of: Best Method For Decorating a Bookcase

    July 7th, 2019  |  50 mins 32 secs

    Armed with our formula for creating a styled & meaningful bookcase you will be able to design your shelves with one eye closed & a hand tied behind your back! Fool proof tips & advice for a space that is hard to get right. Listen in!

  • How To Decorate a Bare Wall

    July 2nd, 2019  |  1 hr 2 mins

    How do you handle the bare wall? We're offering lots of tips on how you can add interest to your wall. Texture, textiles, ladders, bookcases and more will be discussed. Yes, we're talking about artwork, but also so much more. Many of these ideas are very budget-friendly.  Our listener question is all about the hot exterior color trends.

  • Best of: You've Got Style, But Which One?

    June 30th, 2019  |  42 mins 46 secs

    Do you know your decorating style? Let's talk about several of the popular styles. We think it's important to know a bit about what your particular style is, so you will have some direction when you are shopping for new things.