Tangerine Chinoiserie

May 16, 2015

The style Chinoiserie came from the word “chinois” which is French for Chinese.  French designers embraced Asian objects painted with fanciful landscapes, birds and pagodas in their own designs. Chinosierie was at the height of popularity in the Rococo period …

Happiness Runs in a Circular Motion

May 12, 2015

How fun to explore the many home decor products with circles. Using the shape of circles throughout your space creates rhythm and harmony in your design. The Walker Zanger tile would be perfect in a kitchen next to drapery panels made …

Cinco de Mayo Party Time

May 5, 2015

Are you ready for Cinco de Mayo?  I put together a Cinco de Mayo party Pinterest board with some fun things I found on there.

Cinco de Mayo Party Collage

Follow Charisse Colbert’s board Cinco de Mayo on Pinterest.

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Mexican Hacienda Style

May 5, 2015

I’m celebrating Cinco de Mayo by featuring rooms with Mexican style decor and design elements from Mexico such as distressed furniture, Spanish Colonial influences, kilim textiles, serape stripes, crosses, milagros and retablos. This room was created as a visual example of …

Gathering Place

April 23, 2015

Update –

“You voted and the WINNER is….Charisse Colbert’s “Gathering Place”! Congratulations to Charisse, what a fun and inspiring space you designed.

Thank You to everyone who entered the Design It to Win It Contest and who voted for their …

What you need for Kentucky Derby Day

April 17, 2015

The Kentucky Derby is always the first Saturday in May. I’ve had the pleasure of attending this fabulous Southern event twice. Those southerners really know how to throw a good party. If you aren’t able to attend, you can …

Create a Salon Wall of Art

April 14, 2015

The term salon wall dates back to the 18th century in France when artists and thinkers of the time met in large rooms (salons) with soaring ceilings. The walls were covered in art. You can create your own salon wall …

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

April 6, 2015

Goodbye Don Draper! I will miss you.

OB-Smoke Gets in Your Eyes


Bunny Brunch

March 20, 2015

How silly! I couldn’t resist putting Easter bonnets on a couple of silly wabbits and sending them to brunch.


Products found on One King’s Lane, The Well Appointed House & Noya Decor

Vintage Hat found on Wanelo

Paint is …

Easter Party Time

March 19, 2015

Easter is the moveable holiday because it doesn’t fall on the same date every year. Observance of the holiday is on Sunday anywhere between March 22 and April 15. Throughout the years, the holiday has been on my birthday which is …