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My Favorite Spring Decorative Accessories Haul

Spring is one of my favorite seasons of the year because it is the season of awakening, renewal and rejuvenation.  With the spring season now in full bloom, I would like … Continue Reading →

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Decorating Dilemma: Pantry Room Makeover

My pantry room makeover has been long overdue.  In the past 19 years, my pantry room has been updated only twice with this makeover counting as one….LOL!  I truly believe that … Continue Reading →

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Designer Tips on Decorating an Entryway

Designers and decorators are full of design tips, tricks and trade secrets, so much that we are always willing to share with others.  I get excited whenever I get design requests … Continue Reading →

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Decorating a Coffee Table…..Designer Style

Accessorizing your coffee table gives another opportunity to showcase your style and personality.  You can showcase collections, your favorite books or magazines and provide a place to rest your feet after a long … Continue Reading →


Pantone’s 2014 Color: Radiant Orchid

Every year Pantone Color Institute chooses its’ color of the year and Radiant Orchid is Pantone’s 2014 Color for the Year.   I am excited because the color violet or any … Continue Reading →

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Faux Taxidermy: Chic and Trendy

“Taxidermy”…..What comes to your mind when you see this word?  For me, I think of stuffed deerheads and birds  hanging on the walls of a hunting lodge or musty museums….LOL!  Now, … Continue Reading →

What’s New for Haute On Design in 2014

Happy New Year!….well I may be a couple of days late but it is never to late to say “Happy New Year”..LOL!  Well, I am so excited about the new … Continue Reading →

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New Year’s Eve Party Decorating Ideas

Year 2013 is less than 48 hours away from being history.  This is going to be the first year that I am not hosting a New Year’s Eve soiree at my home.  After hosting three … Continue Reading →

My famous “Black-Eyed Pea Casserole” Recipe

My “black eyed pea casserole” dish has long been my family’s New Years Day “go to meal” since 1995.  Not being a fan of black eyed peas before then, this was THE … Continue Reading →

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Christmas 2013…..All Wrapped Up!

Well Christmas 2013 has come and gone and if you are anything like me, you are ready to take down anything that resembles Christmas….LOL!  Keep in mind, my Christmas décor has … Continue Reading →