Kitchen Decorating Ideas: In this black kitchen (with black kitchen cabinets), designed by Kirsten Kelli, copper kitchen accents add warmth, visual interest, reflection, and patina to the high-contrast interior. The Best Copper Kitchen Accessories:

Image Source and Interior Design: Kirsten Kelli Interiors.

When friends and readers ask me where to incorporate rose gold or copper finishes into their home, I always suggest starting in the kitchen.  Copper kitchen accessories mix beautifully with the metallic finishes commonly found in a kitchen, such as stainless steel, silver, brass, nickel, and chrome.


The prettiest pink bedding, from duvet covers to comforters, and from sheets to bed skirts, in shades of pink.

Unrelated to Valentine’s Day, (which is Tuesday February 14th, hint: find all of my V-day gift guides at the bottom of this post) I’ve been thinking about incorporating more/different pink(s) into my bedroom. When it comes to bedroom decorating ideas, refreshing/swapping out bedding is one of the easiest ways to add color, texture, and pattern to one of the coziest rooms in the home.

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Artist Linda Colletta painting in her art studio. How to Start an Art collection: 6 Chic Artists Share their Secrets.

Starting an art collection is a New Year’s Resolution that more than a handful of you, my dear readers, have asked for advice on. An art lover myself, I went straight to the artists on my art collection wishlist for tips.  Here are their secrets!


See the before and after of my easy + affordable DIY chair makeover with Neoclassical lyre-back chairs in the style of Duncan Phyfe.

I’m joining the One Room Challenge with a Rental Bathroom Makeover! Let’s see what can be done in 5 short weeks to rescue and transform this tiny space into a proper Powder Bath.