August 2013

Lilac. It's here; it's everywhere. And, while the jury is still out for some homeowners, many interior and furniture designers have embraced it full-force. In fact, I'm speculating that it will be the 2014 color of the year because I feel like I see it everywhere.Take one of my favorite local furniture stores in Mount Pleasant - Celadon. They are boasting two beautiful lilac couches that are accented perfectly with fun colors and patterns. You can see why lilac can certainly be treated as a 'new' neutral. I love the hint of green on these pillows, and isn't that couch to

I recently snuck out-of-town with my husband for an adult-only weekend to Austin, TX. We took ourselves quite seriously on the duck tour. But, we cleaned up nicely. I think I was picturing a lot of cowboy boots, cowboy hats and Tex Mex. Boy, was I mistaken! Yes, there were tons of cowboy boots, some cowboy hats and definitely LOTS of Tex Mex (man was it good!), but there was this amazing eclectic, fun, kinda hippie town that caught me off guard.   Cowboy Boot heaven! Austin, has a huge music scene, a lake, some serious hills, an awesome downtown area and some seriously

I have two amazing properties in Mount Pleasant and the Isle of Palms that were just recently listed that I'm calling HOT!1458 Clarendon Way - Mount PleasantLocated in Park West, this family-friendly neighborhood is packed with walkable streets and neighborly smiles. Plus, the schools - Laurel Hill Elementary and Cario Middle School - are excellent and in biking distance. Here's what I love about 1458 Clarendon Way:This well-landscaped home has luscious grass and plenty of yard to enjoy in the front and back. The kitchen is spacious and upgraded with an island, stainless steel appliances and granite counter-tops. The master bathroom has

Grab your paint brush and roller; it's time to paint! Usually our first instinct is to search through the latest neutral hues or resort to a 'safe' color we've applied to other homes or walls. My favorite white is Benjamin Moore Moonshine as it always makes any room look clean. Benjamin Moore Moonshine (Two Carolina Nesters) There's absolutely nothing wrong with this approach, and you always have the option to add color variety with vibrant accents like pillows, rugs and throws