What is your Style? Could it be Transitional Midwestern?!

I am in contact with several households each year and one of the questions I always ask is , “What is your preferred style?” Sometime this question is easily answered and sometimes it is not. The traditional people know for sure they are traditional and the contemporary people know they are contemporary but the other styles fall somewhere in the middle of all that. Most people will define their style based on what they see in advertisements. Retail stores like Pottery Barn and Restoration Hardware and Ikea have established a style all of their own.

Christmas in Ohio

This year the winter weather hit Ohio quite early….we had snow around Thanksgiving and that is very unusual! The Christmas season came and went very quickly but we were not lacking in the cold/snow department. I am amazed what a little tiny snowflake can do to the feeling of Christmas. Although it didn’t actually snow on Christmas day we had snow on Christmas eve. It felt like a gift all in itself that Christmas had arrived and we were to stop and enjoy the peacefulness that the snowfall resembles.

French Country vs Tuscan Styles in Interior Design

Happy Spring! Well…kind of. This Winter has been a rough one for many people in the Northeast and here in Ohio we have had a lot more snow, ice and cold weather than normal…not as bad as some, but still a hard winter. I can’t help but to LOVE some of the beautiful French Country decor with all the flowers, greenery, and the thought of a golden sunset over a countryside…Ahhh…