One of my favorite aspects of entertaining over the summer is creating a bright, happy tablescape to make friends and family feel welcomed and spoiled! Using the colors of summer as inspiration is one technique to set a table that embodies the spirit of the season and encourage guests to sit back, relax, and enjoy a nice cool cocktail. Here are a few ideas and products to help inspire you to design a beautiful table for your next summer party!
Wondering where to take your much needed vacation this season? I’m thinking vacationing in New Orleans! What could be more perfect than a mysterious city with amazing food, great music, and beautiful architecture! Jackson Square is one of the iconic landmarks in the French Quarter of New Orleans. With it’s Parisian style landscaping and European [...]
Ask anyone what kind of closet they’d have in their dream bedroom, and you’ll most likely hear, “A huge walk-in closet with plenty of storage and organization!” The details will vary from person to person, but a large closet with enough space to double as a dressing room seems to be nearly everyone’s ideal.
I was honored to be interviewed by Haute Design Network recently and am thrilled to say the interview was published to their site today! Please visit, check it out, and browse around this great design resource. Be sure to visit my Facebook page to let me know what you think of the interview! Sharon McCormick [...]
It’s funny how once you’re attuned to something, opportunities crop up out of the blue. One of my Mastermind groups is focusing on self-care this year. I admit – self-care was never my thing. I was too busy for that! I’ve seen the light now, though. Making time for yourself prevents or reverses the burn-out [...]
The only thing more exciting than shopping is getting a fantastic deal on whatever you’re shopping for! I love finding great sources for things around the house, from accessories to linens and everything in between. One site that makes it all to easy to find something beautiful at an often unbelievable price is One Kings [...]
Not that long ago, the word tween didn’t even exist. Defined as kids (usually girls, actually) aged roughly 9-12, tweens have one foot still in childhood and the other in the teen years. They are still very much kids, but possess a fluent understanding of technology and social media that is often far ahead of [...]
If acrylic furniture makes you think of the 1970s or a late night flick on the Sci Fi channel, it’s time to think again! Incorporating acrylic pieces into your living spaces is a great way to add modern flair to your interiors. Acrylic pieces bring a lot to a room. They make the space appear [...]
If you’ve ever shopped for glassware, you might have felt like you needed a mixology degree just to know which wine glasses to buy and what to fill them with. There are so many shapes and sizes as well as so many varieties of wine — how can you keep it all straight? Maybe a [...]
The other day I visited the Boston Design Center and discovered some wonderful products! Boston Design Center features 87 showrooms stocked with some of the most innovative and incredible design resources available. It probably goes without saying that I was like a kid in a candy shop! Thanks to my trusty camera phone, I can [...]