Stairways from Heaven
While it may be among the oldest architectural elements, the staircase has long ceased to be simply an answer to man’s age-old challenge – getting from on one level to another. Just think of the countless staircases that have made their mark in architecture, literature and film. The iconic one in Gone with the Wind immediately comes to mind, of course, but so do the White House’s red-carpeted stairs and the heart-shaped limestone steps at Gilded Age mansion Rosecliff in Newpo
Get Ready to Decorate!
PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR 2016 Every year, smarter decorators then I await eagerly the announcement by Pantone of their "Color of the Year". With home decor palettes firmly based in neutral paint and upholstery selections, trend setters gleefully scope isles for toss pillows, art and other small decor items to keep their home on point and in trend. Last year even I found myself guilty of buying "Marsala" pillows to stage a home, but this year the Pantone announcement came w