flat screen wall layout

Collection by Pat Pickett

Pat Pickett
An inspiring way to display an eclectic collection of plates.

corners of my house: foyer plate wall

Hey, thanks for your nifty party game ideas. I'll blog her party eventually. Right now I'm shirking my party prep duties to write this post...

An Amazing Mantle - Design Chic #Homes #HomeDecorating #LivingRoomIdeas

An Amazing Mantel - Design Chic

In any room lucky enough to have a fireplace, the mantle, whether it contains a roaring fire or not, instantly becomes the main focal point for design.

Using Shutters to Decorate around a Flat Screen TV | Cottage at the Crossroads

Using Shutters to Decorate around a Flat Screen TV

I have solved a decorating dilemma around our house. We have a flat screen TV mounted above our mantel, and it has always perplexed me how I could decorate around it. Recently I came upon the solution, and it works like MAGIC! Just use some wooden shutters to frame that big, ole black box! See the difference? Here's the mantel all cleaned off, ready to be decorated for mid-summer. I have to work around the little speakers on top of the mantel, and I'm usually pretty good at disguising them…

wall grouping to balance a flat screen

Artwork Groupings - the Low Down

Caveat: This post grew and grew, so you may want to grab a cup of coffee (or glass of wine, depending on the time of day you are reading this). You may have noticed, I pin lots of artwork groupings. (if you are not on Pinterest, click here and get ready to be wowed. Seriously wowed). Why do I pin images? No, I'm not an image hoarder (which I read recently and thought was so funny!) The main reason I pin is simply because a picture is worth a thousand words. If I can show a client what I want…