It’s the week between Christmas and New Year’s and you would think that the remodeling industry in St. Louis, like everywhere else, would be moving at a snails pace. Who would be calling to schedule appointments the weeks before and after Christmas? Apparently, everyone! Last week we had six requests and so far this week [...]Continue reading
Posted by: Diane Capuano
Do you have what it takes to be the next Design Star?
HGTV is now casting for the sixth season of this reality competition TV show. The network is looking for individuals who have extensive design knowledge, a personality that “pops,” a passion for design, an abundance of energy and enthusiasm as well [...]Continue reading
This holiday season, before you recycle all the piles of giftwrap, let’s do a little color therapy. Wrapping paper can be a great source for color and design inspiration. A quick trip to your local stationary store may reveal even more hidden colorful treasures.
Here are some of my favorite gift wraps of the season. I love that each is original and beautiful. I even look at stationary throughout the year for both inspiration and to use as artwork. A little wrapping paper in a beautiful frame can quickly become a work of art. Keep in mind, many of these papers cost under $5 a sheet!Continue reading
Getting ready for the holidays usually means there’s a lot of running around every day! We all get caught up in trying to get everything done, of course. Well, if company’s coming and you want to perk up your home with just one small design project, try something like this. Add a touch of color, shimmer, and pattern to a powder room or guest bath to surprise your guests this holiday.Continue reading
Alena Capra is our Expert of The Week. She hails from the North, but lives and works in South Florida designing one beautiful space after another through her firm, Alena Capra Designs. We asked her how to use cool toned colors in a way that beats the Winter Blues. Here’s what she had to say.Continue reading