Design · Holiday Trim and Decorating · Inspiration


Holiday decorating was a significant part of my business during the twenty years I owned Louisburg Gardens.  As a matter of fact, we started our bow making in June in preparation for the busiest time of year. That said, I have heard confession after confession:  “I don’t know how to make a bow!” Today, let’s… Continue reading BOW MAKING 101

Brand New Look · Design · Inspiration

Add Pizzaz To A Foyer

Last month, I wrote about a simple way to add some pizzaz to a piece of furniture.  With a bit of gold paint and an artist brush, I gave a facelift to an entry console table. See the difference?    See Midas Touch; Taking Blah to Ta-Dah!   I returned to my client’s foyer… Continue reading Add Pizzaz To A Foyer

Antiques · Holiday Trim and Decorating · Inspiration · Table Fashion · Thanksgiving Table Setting

A Bountiful Table

LivingLovelier’s Thanksgiving table was abundant with a cornucopia of elements.  Not only did it include china, silver, and linens, but it encompassed layers and layers of complimentary accents. Scroll through the slideshow, or simply scan down for some ideas which may inspire you as you set your next festive table. Layers make an already beautiful… Continue reading A Bountiful Table

Brand New Look · Design · Inspiration · Staging

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LivingLovelier has a brand new look! You know I cannot resist redecorating: Not even my website is safe.   Please visit the newly fashioned LIVINGLOVELIER.COM. You will see that: Having a beautifully appointed home is NOT a luxury reserved for the wealthy. A professionally designed home does not have to be expensive. It is attainable… Continue reading LivingLovelier | LookingLovelier