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Dec 162016

Interior Design Trends in Santa Barbara

By Dina Hanna As we ring in the New Year sipping champagne and watching the real estate market, interior designers are also bringing in new interior designs trends and insights into changing consumer trends. According to Trulia, interior designer...

Sep 132016

Add Some Fun Into Your Home Décor in 8 Steps

It's easy to create a home that makes you smile: just add some fun elements into your home décor. Realty Times recommends you stop being so serious when it comes to decorating your home. Instead, have fun! Here are a few ideas to get started: W...

Sep 82016

Sherwin Williams 2017 Color of The Year: Poised Taupe

"It's like gray and brown had a baby," is how Sue Wadden, the director of color marketing for Sherwin-Williams explains the 2017 color of the year: Poised Taupe. She was recently on the Today Show sharing how to get a head start on next year's trends...

Aug 92016

10 Home Items to Buy in Big Box Stores

In an earlier blog on the shopping habits of the wealthy, I uncovered that big box stores are among the places millionaires like to shop. Here are 10 reasons why: New trends Big box stores are a great place to adopt a new trend without a big s...

Apr 282016

Luxury Home Décor: Posh, Plush and Luxe Items For Your Home

I just read an article in Realty Times regarding luxury home décor featuring the poshest, most plush, and luxe items for your home. The list had me salivating: Dolce & Gabbana First up, a Dolce & Gabbana refrigerator. The famed fashion...

Dec 292015

2016 Interior Design Trends

Are you wondering about the 2016 interior design trends? According to a story in Realty Times, the interior design trends for 2016 call for more inspiration and less direction. Leading interior designers say to expect an even wider range of options...

Dec 102015

Pantone’s Colors of the Year 2016

These colors speak to the balanced, Santa Barbara Lifestyle. Pantone's Colors of the Year for 2016 have been officially announced: Rose Quartz and Serenity, otherwise known as baby pink and baby blue. It's the first time the color trend forecaster...

Dec 22015

10 Tips on Creating a Chic Home Office

Don't settle for a boring home office A home office doesn't have to be a boring room, according to fashion blogger Christine Andrew of Hello Fashion and POPSUGAR. Here are her 10 tips on creating a chic home office: Keep it organized Get ...

Oct 152015

How to Create Your Own 5-Star Guest Room

Creating your own 5-Star guest room should be on the top of your to-do list right now. Why? As autumn heads toward the busy holiday season, now is the time to prepare for houseguests. We all love spending a little more time with loved ones over the h...

Oct 142015

Top 5 Video Games for Design Nerds

If you are a child at heart and interested in architecture, there are several video games you need to check out. Created to excite players through human curiosity, creativity, and puzzles, some even allow you to build monuments and towns, while other...

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