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Where the heck did January go? Well, the hustle and bustle of the holidays are over, and it is time to enjoy some peace! But does anyone else feel like this time of year is a little ho-hum? Even though I enjoy the peace I always feel like I need a little visual uplift! Shifting […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

January 28, 2022

Ways To Refresh Your Home Decor For 2022

There is so much good in life – the task at hand is focusing on what is meaningful and essential. Due to the last year and a half of isolation from the pandemic, many of us have been provided the opportunity for change. A space to reconsider what we value. A time to reflect on […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

Gifts bought and wrapped with intention, wrapped with a natural paper and dried flower bouquet; caught just after finishing up, the image suggests intention in the holiday season

Interior Designer’s Gift Guide for the Holidays: A Focus on Beautiful Living

December 1, 2021

While 2020 seemed to crawl by slowly, 2021 seems to be returning to a pre-pandemic pace. The holidays are rapidly approaching, and there is excitement in the air with a large dose of expectation for interior seasonal gathering spaces. A Designer’s Quick Hosting Guide can help you confidently curate an evening, without compromising quality time […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

November 12, 2021

Interior Seasonal Gathering Spaces: a Designer’s Quick Hosting Guide

Neutral Holiday Tablescape with a pop of color from fruits and greenery

  When I speak about Mid-century Modern design style and interiors, I feel a great sense of nostalgia. Growing up my mom had a wonderful sense of style, and like many other homes in the fifties, she had Mid-century Modern decor. My earliest memories of this interior styling are from my childhood home during that […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

Mid Century Modern Interior as an example of aesthetics and practices of the design styling

Mid-Century Modern Design Style and Interiors

October 12, 2021

Nothing says summer better to me than the mountain lake house! That clean, crisp smell of the mountain air combined with the sun’s warmth and the crystal clear lake waters brimming with a touch of cool from the mountain stream all invoke dreams of lazy summer days.  The pure joy of jumping off the boathouse […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

September 10, 2021

Modern Comfort in a Mountain Lakehouse Remodel

lakehouse kitchen and dining room, blue and white with large windows and natural wood

Selectively Choosing your Ceramic Home Decor Previously, I highlighted small makers for Wabi Sabi spaces. However, these beautiful handmade vessels fit into many home stylings. That spirit of authenticity and pure artistry are welcomed additions to any space and are just the right elements needed to elevate your style. All of these artists and artisans are […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

Small Maker Bowls Set of 3

Small Makers Continued: Home Vessels Meant to Last

July 1, 2021

Outdoor Boheme Getaway at Home During our social distance days, I longed for travel and the experience of a different culture, so I decided to recreate my Moroccan experience in my backyard with a couple of friends. Socially distanced, of course! I am a real textile freak, but my collection of fabrics and linens surprised […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

May 27, 2021

Moroccan Outdoor Dinner Party: Boheme Backyard Experience

Boheme Getaway backyard Outdoor Dinner

The art of the curve! You may have noticed the curve showing up in everything from sofas and chairs to cocktail tables and furniture placement. A signature sofa will beautifully shape the space in an elegant and sweeping movement. Organic forms are essential in any fluid design style. Check below to find our favorite curved sofas […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

Curved Organic Sofa from Amethyst Homes

Curved Sofas for any Organic Space

April 19, 2021

The meticulous attention paid to the art of drinking tea speaks clearly to the wabi sabi movement and to slow intentional living. Having a deeper understanding of the wabi sabi tea ritual can help you have a deeper understanding of the roots of the wabi sabi interior design movement.  I have not had the honor […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

March 11, 2021

Wabi Sabi Tea Ritual

In the western world, where perfection is king, there is something so freeing about the wabi-sabi interior design aesthetic. I find myself captivated by the idea of abandoning “perfect” and embracing the scars and flaws that living a full life brings. Loving the crows’ feet and laugh lines and wholeheartedly embracing the imperfections of life […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

Wabi Sabi interior

Wabi-Sabi Interior Design

March 11, 2021