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Making a unique statement with art and wall decor

May 2, 2014

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Shoshanah Siegel Columnist Because I am an artist, I know that the key to creating harmonious and wonderful places where we love to spend time is to include artwork in your home and business. Novelist Jerzy Kosinski once said, “The principals of t...

Putting ‘spring’ in your steps for cleaning house

April 1, 2014

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Shoshanah Siegel Columnist The idea of doing spring cleaning has always felt overwhelming and daunting. In order to relieve the anxiety, this year my husband and I have started tackling a few cleaning projects each weekend. Ready to tackle your ...

The wonderful world of metallics

February 28, 2014

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Shoshanah Siegel Columnist What is so magical about using metallics in your home or business décor? They reflect light, which in turn creates an interesting and lively environment. Metallics come in gold, silver, bronze, pewter, chrome, copper, wro...

Announcing the 2014 colors of the year

January 17, 2014

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Shoshanah Siegel Columnist Every year, a color is designated as the “in" selection or the color trend. Where do these colors come from? Color trends are a reflection of events and ideas from around the world. Influence...

Branch out with your Thanksgiving decorating ideas

November 22, 2013

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Shoshanah Siegel Columnist Yesterday, I became aware of a phenomenon that perplexed me. It started in the doctor's office, when I heard Christmas carols being played on the radio. Then as I went to the local store I had difficulty finding orange c...

How to make curb appeal of home or business front and center

October 25, 2013

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Shoshanah Siegel Columnist In my last article, I introduced you to ways of amping up the curb appeal of your home or business. I wrote about elements such as house numbers, front doors, mailboxes, lighting, doorbells and entry door locksets. (In cas...

In Living Color Amp up ‘curb appeal’ by accessorizing the front of your home

August 30, 2013

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Shoshanah Siegel Columnist Recently, I have had a chance to work with quite a few clients who have wanted a facelift for the outside of their homes. If you are now ready to do the same, or perhaps do so in the future, here ar...

Shopping on a shoestring

July 26, 2013

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Shoshanah Siegel Columnist In my last article, I wrote about how I love yard sales, flea markets, antique and thrift stores. I'm always looking for items that are great in value and less in cost. Also, I tell myself th...

Follow the yellow-brick road

May 2, 2013

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Shoshanah Siegel Colunnist Yellow can take us to the feeling of sunshine, smiles, happiness, hope and joy, as it did for the characters when it led them on the path to the Wizard of Oz. Before going into detail about the color yellow and how you can incorporate it into your decorating, I want to let you k...

Springing into action to bring the season into (and outside of) your home

March 29, 2013

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Shoshanah Siegel Columnist Spring is in the air. Beautiful flowers, sunny skies, and billowy clouds— at least for some of the country. No matter where you live, think spring. This is a time to bring the season into your home, inside and ou...

You will be green with envy!

March 15, 2013

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The exciting color red

February 8, 2013

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Shoshanah Siegel Columnist If you missed my column entry introducing you to the world of color, I will give you a little update. I wrote about the ease of decorating when you have a definite idea of the mood you want to cre...

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