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Tunisian Synagogue in Acre Israel

On our recent trip we visited a Tunisian Synagogue in Acre, Israel that we had never seen before. Acre is known for its Old City with antiquities dating from the crusader period. But we discovered a “modern” Tunisian Synagogue called Or Torah in the new part of the city. It was built in 1955. What makes this […]

Apr 21, 20150 Commentsblog

Paint it Black

I got an email from Sherwin Williams called Paint it Black about using black as a wall color.

Mar 14, 20150 CommentsAccent Colors, Bedrooms, Dark Colors

Talk About 50 Shades of Grey

We recently went to The Galapagos Islands and visited Bartolome and Santiago Island. Most of the islands were formed by earthquakes and volcanoes that erupted and poured forth lava. The Lava formations on these islands are incredible with patterns and rhythms that form designs in its own sculptural world. It is eerie and made me think […]

Feb 24, 20150 CommentsAccent Colors, Neutral Palette

Cloud Forest Ecuador

We saw hundreds of Hummingbirds in the Cloud Forest. Here are a few pictures. My favorite was the one that looks like it is wearing furry slippers. I call him “fuzzy feet.” Check our the iridescent colors, too. Each hummingbird had unique features from long long tails to long long beaks. The fast beating of […]

Feb 16, 20150 CommentsAccent Colors

Ecuador

I just returned from a fabulous trip to Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands and Quito the capital. The Galapagos was like going to a different planet. I am sorting through over 700 photos. I will choose several in the next few blogs to share with you. In this blog I am choosing photos that have the color […]

Feb 13, 20150 CommentsAccent Colors

Blizzard Blues

Much ado about nothing. The predicted blizzard never came, just a few inches. I’m not complaining but I’m stuck in the house. Here are two photos taken from my kitchen window that adds a splash of color to my white white day.

Jan 27, 20150 CommentsAccent Colors

Mostly Beige another Video

I’m on a roll. I had so much fun preparing the first video that I decided to do another. This one is called MostlyBeige and shows interiors and exteriors using, you guessed it, beige. From goldy beige to pinky beige, from taupe to tan, and from light to dark, beige is a warm, inviting, and […]

Jan 22, 20150 CommentsAccent Colors

Best of Houzz for Customer Service 2015

I am proud to be awarded this honor and want to thank my clients who have given me wonderful reviews. Miriam Stern of Teaneck, NJ Receives Best Of Houzz 2015 Award Over 25 Million Monthly Unique Users Rated Top-Rated Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in the United States and Around the World Teaneck, NJ, […]

Jan 20, 20150 CommentsAccent Colors

Red Red Red my New Video

My first video. Hooray. In this video you will see the use of red in various rooms, red used as accent color, red used on trim, red used as background, and red used as decoration. Red is the color of passion and the color of blood, our life source. It is bold and bright. I find […]

Bring in 2015 With Some Color

I went to the Morgan Library in NY this week and saw this colorful installation called A Certain Slant of Light by Spencor Finch. He applied color to the glass windows in the 4 story atrium of the museum. He also hung glass panes from the ceiling that reflected the colors and light from the windows. […]

Jan 01, 20150 CommentsAccent Colors