About the show

Decorating tips and advice to help you create a beautiful home. Listening is like hiring a decorator, but it is free! Free and fun ~ lots of laughs mixed in with practical, useful & stylistic decorating advice. Pull up a chair and join us!

Episodes

  • Choose Paint Colors With Confidence

    September 22nd, 2019  |  53 mins 41 secs

    Let us boost your COLOR CONFIDENCE today! Pick the best paint colors for your home with our advice. There are soooo many choices and many, many variables that impact how the paint will appear on your walls. Knowledge imparts confidence - get all the knowledge you need to choose the right paint - just listen!

  • Antiques, Are They Worth It?

    September 17th, 2019  |  1 hr 17 secs

    What's the deal with antiques? Is it a great time to buy? to sell? Are they still popular? We're talking about which items that have gone up in price and which have gone down. We're also discussing why there has been a big shift in pricing recently. No matter how you slice it, if you love antiques, then enjoy yours. If you want to sell yours, and the total value is over $1,000, then you might want to contact Sothebys to get an auction estimate.

  • What's Up At Our Houses

    September 15th, 2019  |  48 mins 45 secs

    Come on over to our houses! We want to share with you what we are up to inside and out. From Air BnB thoughts to awnings and lots in between. We also share our thoughts on a topic raised by a listener. Join us at home & join in the conversation. Listen in!

  • Deep Dive Into Dining Tables

    September 10th, 2019  |  50 mins 13 secs

    We are taking a deep dive into dining room tables in this episode. We're talking about what the best dimensions are, the things to consider when buying them, and so much more.

  • Be Happier In Your Home - Fall Edition

    September 8th, 2019  |  51 mins 54 secs

    Taking care of your home is a form of self care that can really up your happiness. Ramp up your happiness at home with our tips and advice. Happier at home = happier overall. Listen in and get HAPPY!

  • Use Negative Space In A Positive Way

    September 3rd, 2019  |  42 mins 58 secs

    Negative space is essential to beautiful decor. Today you'll learn why, what it does for your home and how to create it. The big take away from today's episode ~ leave room for negative space in every part of your house!
    Listen in for the details ...

  • Best of: Hardware Update and Trends

    September 1st, 2019  |  43 mins 58 secs

    Home hardware is the unsung hero of decor.
    If design is in the details ~ it is surely in the hardware you choose.
    The right hardware, whether knobs, pulls, handles and hinges can complete your look.

    Today we talk all about the best hardware to choose, the new trends in finishes and we have a fantastic $250 give away. So definitely listen in ...

  • Things That Could Make Your House Look Cheap

    August 27th, 2019  |  45 mins 2 secs

    It's not about how much money you spend, but about paying attention to the details. If you miss some of these details, then it could make your home look a little cheap, and we don't want that. Let's talk about things you can do to make sure your home looks 'high end'.

  • Best of: How to be Happier In Your Home

    August 25th, 2019  |  48 mins 39 secs

    When we see images on pinterest and instagram, it can be a wonderful inspiration for future projects, we get ideas but there's a dark side to the social media. Sometimes we begin to hate our houses because they don't measure up.

  • 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...