Get Your Swag On!

It’s official, Swag and Jabot have broken up. Sounds juicy already, like a good soap opera you haven’t seen in a while. All the same characters, new plot. Swag is doing quite well all on it’s o...

The Ripple Effect

When I first started selling drapes a decade ago it was “what kind of pleat do you want?” It’s either pinch pleat, box pleat or goblet pleat. Then something different came along, grommet drap...

Online or in person?

Facebook or face to face? Instagram or insta-experience? Twitter or chatter? Some people are just online shoppers, there’s no changing that! They like to browse, customize and purchase online. Th...

Fabulously Fresh Florals

It’s happening. Slowly but surely, it is happening and there’s no stopping it. Once upon a time, I would have bet my life that under no circumstance a floral pattern would ever make its way int...

Bigger IS Better

I want to squash a common decorating misconception. I have so many clients come into the store who have a small dining room chair they want to reupholster, a small window they want to dress or a sm...

Reupholstery VS Buying New

SO, you’ve got this really great chair from your grandma. It’s full of memories. Memories of you visiting as a child and it was in the living room by the fireplace since the beginning of time. ...

Making a Grand Entrance

We all know that first impressions mean everything. When we first meet a potential boss, coworker, friend of a friend, new neighbor or even the person serving us our morning coffee we are subconsci...

Decorating with Kids

Mommy wants a nice house, is that too much to ask for? So, you used to be young, cool and stylish. Then, wham, you had kids. And for no mistake to be made, you wouldn’t want it any other way. You...

Decorating on a Budget

There’s this one room in your house you can’t stand anymore. It’s time. It needs to change and fast. How do you make a big impact on a tight budget? Here’s how to get the biggest bang for y...