In online meetings, pay attention to what others are seeing behind you: your personal design style. It says a lot about you!


Home office wall for virtual meetings

Decluttering is The hot topic these days, because Boomers like you and me are downsizing, moving, or repurposing parts of their home. Just the word makes it sound like a big job, but actually, it doesn’t have to be.
How do you eat an elephant? Answer: One bite at a time. It’s how people accomplish great things, one step at a time. And downsizing is no different.

Tips for Downsizing: Allowing Your Stuff to Move On

Most of my clients who are 50+ Baby Boomers are still intimidated by the color choices that abound for their walls. How do you choose a paint color? Here are some professional designer tips.

How to Choose Paint Colors

How to choose a paint color

Whether or not you are a 50+ Baby Boomer, you’ll want to check out these smart ways to update your patio so you can enjoy the outside spaces in your home. Here are some designer tips to get you started beautifully.

Smart Ways to Update Your Patio

What better time is there than now to make some quick and easy changes to your home? Interior designers like myself are constantly taking a new look at our own spaces, and tweaking them to keep them looking fresh. And you should be doing this, too!

So today I’m going to share with you my tips for decorating with mirrors! One mirror, or a group of mirrors can add a new dimension to just about any room in your home.

7 Tips for Decorating with Mirrors

Many people, especially Baby Boomers and older folks, are still observing the COVID-19 quarantine. So the next series of blog posts is designed to give you tons of expert interior design tips and tricks for updating your home without leaving home!

And today this most important tip is one of my favorite ways to update my own house. I call it:


Are you tired of being cooped up at home? Do you have more decorating ideas than money? When I’m asked to assist clients who have a tight decorating budget, one of the first things I do is look at what they already have.

How to Redecorate with Your Own Accessories

Every designer I know loves wallpaper, and here is the reason why: no matter how bad a wall is to begin with, it can be salvaged with wallpaper.

How to Decorate with Wallpaper

Area rug for baby boomer homes, how to buy an area rug for your forever home. Area rugs for empty nesters

With the popularity of wood and tile floors in homes today, carpeting has either been relegated to just the bedrooms or eliminated entirely. While wood floors are wonderful and warm-looking, there’s nothing like a beautiful area rug to ground a furniture arrangement and allow for maximum comfort (and warmth) underfoot. So how do you buy an area rug?

How to Buy an Area Rug

Designers have their design tricks, it’s true. But perhaps the best-kept secret in any designer’s idea arsenal is in the details. If you take a moment to study the photos in design magazines or in online sites, those spaces that really stand out owe their panache to a unique set of thoughtful touches.  I’d love […]

How to Add Decorating Details to Your Forever Home

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Repurposing rooms is a solution for baby boomers who want to age in place in their homes. Thinking outside the box means that even a dining room can become another space for comfort and practicality.

Repurposing Old Rooms: Thinking Outside the Box

Are you living in a home that makes you look old, feel old, and is no longer working for your life?