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Your designers are here! Anita, Yvonne and Kelly sharing decorating tips and tricks. Get our advice, secrets and have some laughs along the way. Listen in, you’ll be inspired to create a beautiful home and LOL a lot! Seriously great decorators having some serious fun. Join us!

Your designers are here! Anita, Yvonne and Kelly sharing decorating tips and tricks. Get our advice, secrets and have some laughs along the way. Listen in, you’ll be inspired to create a beautiful home and LOL a lot! Seriously great decorators having some serious fun. Join us!
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Your designers are here! Anita, Yvonne and Kelly sharing decorating tips and tricks. Get our advice, secrets and have some laughs along the way. Listen in, you’ll be inspired to create a beautiful home and LOL a lot! Seriously great decorators having some serious fun. Join us!




Heating Up Your Decor: Fireplace Ideas & Inspiration

This is episode 400!! And it's our birthday on Friday!!! That's right, we share a birthday, so we're celebrating this week. We also have another reason to celebrate. We are kicking off TEAM DTT today! We want to connect even more with each of you so we gathering together a team. Want to join TEAM DTT? Here are the details: Join TEAM DTT ! There is no " I " in team, but there is a U in our team, ** YOU ** and us! Members of TEAM DTT hang out with Kelly & Anita in real time & so much more!...


Decor Moves to Make in 2020

We are making some new decor moves to be spot on for the new year. You should too! Listen in to hear how you can incorporate some of the tempting trends ahead. Read on and learn how to join TEAM DTT ! Listen to our 2020 Trend Forecast episode and then start making some new decor moves to be in step for 2020. Listen HERE ( Down size if that feels right for you. Now is the time to go smaller and make those fewwer square feet absolutely fabulous....


Start the New Year Right at Home

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! While we ponder & plan all the possibilities for 2020, today we dwell in the practicality. The things you should do right now to prepare your home to be a well oiled machine for 2020. Doing these things saves you time, $$, space & energy. Leaving more of all that for the possibility part! We don't have a color of the year, yet, but we have a word - CONNECTION !! Listen in and learn of our plans to connect even more with YOU. You will not want to miss out on the opportunity...


Best of: Freshen Up Post Holidays

It's round about the time to start putting away the Christmas decor. Some feel their homes look bare now, while others love the clean slate, and minimalist look that January brings. No matter which side of the fence you sit on, we're talking about things you can do to transition your home from the holidays to a winter look. Greenery, pine cones, cozy touches & metallics work well all thru the winter season. Wonderful such decor pieces are: ~ preserved boxwood wreaths HERE...


Best of: Design Lessons That Will Make You a Better Decorator

Let's talk about lessons that will make you a better decorator. We love learning, and sharing all we have learned about making your home beautiful. Here are some of our favorite lessons. Take a picture of the room first. When you look at the photo, you'll notice things you didn't notice standing in the room. And then as you make changes you'll have a before photo. Be sure to take a photo after you make changes too! Make sure your layout works for your room. Sliders for moving furniture on...


Transitioning From Christmas To Winter Decor

It's time to start thinking of transitioning your decor from Christmas to winter. Winter is such a peaceful, quiet and beautiful time of year. It's about snuggling in warm blankets, drinking hot cocoa around a fire in the hearth, enjoying time with family and friends. Just because the holidays will soon be over, doesn't mean that the fun has to stop. We participate in the Amazon Associate program so we may receive a small fee if you purchase through our links. We mentioned several items in...


Best of: Creating Cozy

Best of: Creating Cozy Cozy is so inviting anytime of the year, but especially when the temperature dips & the calendar turns to the holidays. We have some easy tips & suggestions for creating cozy in your house, along with some specific decor items that can instantly transfrom a room with cozy. Furry pillows CLICK HERE and HERE. Lambswool rug CLICK HERE. See our favorite Soft Surroundings snow leopard throw CLICK HERE. Looking for something gorgeous for your home? You can find Anita's Soft...


Kitchen Cabinets - Deep Dive

In this episode we blow your mind & the doors off your kitchen cabinets with a treasure trove of great information, advice, ideas and of course, tips! All this information will help you make your kitchen cabinets not only timeless & beautiful, but make them work for you. We cover it all in depth & detail from the materials, design, styles, finishes. All the options for undertaking a kitchen cabinet project are discussed from a simple re-fresh to a complete remodel. Don't miss this jam packed...


Best of: Best Holiday Gifts

Best of episode: If you are looking for gift ideas, you'll love this list. It's some of our very favorite things. You might want to buy these for someone else or for yourself. The hair dryer/round brush CLICK HERE. Pet portraits for your pets. CLICK HERE. Here is the email address Yoga pants with the phone pocket CLICK HERE. Le Creuset Stoneware French Press CLICK HERE. French Duralex containers (very practical gift!) CLICK HERE. Honey spoons CLICK HERE. Rescue Me...


Powder Room Decor Deep Dive

The powder room may be small, but boy can it be mighty! It's an important room that can wow guests with just a little bit of extra effort. Today we are sharing some easy ways to refresh your powder room so you can enjoy it and your guests feel pampered. We mentioned embroidered tissue box covers, CLICK HERE ( Kelly mentioned the buffet lamp that fits in her powder room. See a similar buffet...


Best of: How To Create A Stunning Christmas Tree

Today we are revealing how to create a stunning tree. We've got loads of ideas and tips to help you create a beautiful and memorable tree no matter if it is faux, real, big or small. We cover it all & top it off! Watch Kelly's YouTube video with a great tip for decorating a tree HERE ( Prelit hinged trees are super easy to set up. CLICK HERE to see a hinged tree. We love to use a base of silver ornaments on our trees. The silver goes with almost...


Gifts Galore, Giving More

Upon popular demand we have put together another gift giving episode! We, and all of you relish the joy of giving a thoughtful and beautiful gift. We think this list will have the perfect suggestions for anyone on your list ~ including YOU! ( Best gift for us? Leave us a raving review on itunes. Give HERE ( ... Many Thanks!! ) Kelly's finds: Phone Soap - smart phone sanitzer & charger HERE...


Best of: Be Happier In Your Home - Fall Edition

This is part of our 'Best of Series', and we'll be doing 'Best of' episodes on every Weds from now until the end of the year. Enjoy! When transitioning from summer to fall you can up your general happiness by focusing on home. Taking care of your home is a form of self care that can really increase your overall happiness. Ramp up your happiness at home with our tips and advice. Happier at home = happier overall. Today we have tips & ideas on transiting from summer to fall, easy fall decor...


Favorite Holiday Decor And Sources

Looking for new Christmas decor for your home? Sometimes when you open up the boxes of Christmas decor, you things look sad and tired. It might be time to change things up and add something fresh and new. We've done the shopping for you, so check out the cool things we found. Many of these items are bargains too. As Amazon associates, we earn from qualifying purchases. Kelly's mentions: Feather Tree - check one out HERE...


Christmas Light - Do It Right

Christmas decorating does not have to be an endurance test. If you are thinking about freeing yourself from the bin, this is the episode for you! Learn the holiday decor hot spots that you can focus on to great impact without all the effort. Less is MORE at Christmas time when your decor is elegant & considered. We go room to room & give you specific ideas on how to create a beautiful statement for the holidays. There are soooo many easy, elegant & lovely ideas in this episode - listen in!...


Christmas Tree Controversy

Real or faux ~ which way to go? Today we not so much debate, but clarify the facts surrounding the real vs faux Christmas tree controversy. The Christmas tree is the centerpiece of holiday decor. Traditions and memories are made under, around & about this holiday focal point. People are often staunch in their opinions of real or faux, but are all the facts clear...? Today we discuss the virtues and drawback of either choice, ring in on our thoughts & give you a few options in both...


Mattress Buying Guide

Have you shopped for a mattress lately? It can be so confusing. Which one is best for a back sleeper or a side sleeper? Can you try out the mattresses that are only available online? Which one is best? Is organic really worth the price? We're not laying down on the job, or well for this one, we might be. Anita is shopping for a new mattress, and she has done a lot of research. Two organic mattresses are Awara HERE and Saatva HERE. There is a more stringent certification caled made safe...


Our Favorite Holiday Gifts Ideas for 2019

It really is better to give than to receive. Picking out the perfect gift for a loved one, hostess or even for a person/family in need is so much fun. Today we share a great variety of gifts we love & think you will too! Adopting a family through Habitat for Humanity is a wonderful way to gift others this holiday season. Contact your local Habitat offices to connect with a family in need. Marble & gold cheese/serving board. HERE...


Style Crimes, Are You Guilty?

Style Crimes - oh there are many! No one is innocent! Anita & I included... Tune in to hear a multitude of style crimes - laugh along with us we call them out, fess up and defy the law! Not going to list the crimes here because it is so much more fun to listen to us dish about them, hear us come clean and plead guilty ! Here are a few other episodes we reference in this episode: Faux Flower episode HERE ( Scale & Balance episode HERE...


Two Styles To Know - what & how

Have you heard of grandmilleniel style? Pretty sure you have heard of the new modern farmhouse style. Well hearing about is one thing, knowing what, how and ways to incorporate these two hot styles into your home is another. Grandmilleniel style incorporates much of what we love already and works it in fresh ways. Modern farmhouse - gone is the rusty, crusty, chippy rage. The farmhouse look of today is... listen in to find out. Kelly spoke recently to a PEO chapter. What a wonderful...