Drinks tables are the new orange…

Drinks tables are the new orange…

John and I love drinks tables—aka, occasional tables—the small perches perfect for hosting a cocktail or a cup of coffee that can move around a room as needed. Frankly, folks just don’t use occasional tables enough—they should be home essentials, just like laundry... read more
The Skinny on Skirted Tables!

The Skinny on Skirted Tables!

Gang: John and I are mad for skirted tables, round tables that we cover in a floor-length tablecloth and that hold heaps of objects—maybe a table lamp, a houseplant (think geraniums!), and framed photos. Skirted tables were big in the 1980s, but they really never left... read more
Celebrate the Pleasures of Round Tables

Celebrate the Pleasures of Round Tables

Let’s say you have a room with lots of angular furniture or a heavy traffic pattern that makes you walk around the furnishings with the possibility of knocking into them. Or the room has both issues at play! How to deal with such a situation? Turn to round tables to... read more

Create a Gallery Wall with Art

The Madcaps are mad for gallery-style displays of artwork, i.e. a mix of art of various mediums and sizes pulled together into a pleasing grouping that excites and engages. And, no, you cannot have enough gallery groupings—especially in a hallway. Here, for example, a... read more
Scatter Rugs are the New Orange

Scatter Rugs are the New Orange

Let’s say you want to add a snappy, personality-driven rug to a room, but you just don’t have the cash for an 8’ x 10’ or 9’ x 12’. Not to fret: Scatter rugs might be the perfect solution! (And we define scatter rugs as anything smaller than 4’ x 6’.) The Madcap... read more
A Great Tip for Hanging Artwork

A Great Tip for Hanging Artwork

John and I love to hang artwork of all shapes and sizes upon our walls—whether Crayola drawings by our nephews and nieces or prints that we have collected upon our travels. But you might be scared of committing to a nail hole. Here’s a simple tip. Buy brown craft... read more