Jane’s Blog

Feb 10 2018

Skylights Offer Natural Light For Good Health Written by Jane

The need for ample lighting cannot be taken lightly.  Studies have found that natural lighting is best – for lighting up your home and for your health.

Skylights let the sunshine in and illuminate your home naturally.  They add warmth and cut down on the need for artificial light.

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Feb 01 2018

Lawrence Home Show 2018 Written by Jane

The Home Show, sponsored by the Lawrence Home Builders Assoc., will be February 16-18. We will again be hosted in the used car building on the south end of the Crown Toyota showroom, at 33rd and Iowa Street. It is a great way to spend an hour or two on a cold February day.

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Jan 27 2018

Light Up With Mood-Inspiring Candles Written by Jane

Light up your living environment with mood-inspiring candles
Candles add illumination and beauty to a room.

Warm up the mood in your home by adding candles to your décor. They’re perfect for

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Jan 20 2018

Curved Surfaces Add Grace to Your Room Written by Jane

Smooth out your interior plan with curvaceous elements.
Curved surfaces can round out your home environment.

Most interior design elements have lots of straight lines and square (or almost square) corners. Hint: consider the shape

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Jan 15 2018

Brass Adds Warmth Written by Jane

Add warmth to your decor with the new look of brass.
Brass adds elegance, sophistication and a sense of the past.

In recent years metallic finishes have come more into style for interior design and, believe it or not, brass is

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Jan 01 2018

Lining Warms Cold January Written by Jane

January in Kansas is often a cold month so we tend to think about lined draperies as a source of warmth in January. I guess that is why we always have our free lining special in January every year.
Why do we line draperies?
Adding lining to your fabric of choice will add

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Dec 26 2017

Fireplace is Focal Point of Winter Cheer Written by Jane

Putting the spotlight on your fireplace will make it the focal point of winter cheer.
Spruce it up now to enjoy a warm, cozy experience with family and friends.
A fireplace adds beauty to a home, in addition to adding emotional warmth and, yes,

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Dec 16 2017

Built-in Seating and Storage Written by Jane

Built-in seating provides storage and display space.
And, yes, this beautiful design element also offers a place to perch.
Built-in seating feels cozy and inviting – and it’s so versatile, providing not just an additional place to sit, but also display space and

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Dec 09 2017

Christmas Decorating Ideas For Your Home Written by Jane

Last weekend I went on the Holiday Homes Tour that benefited Health Care Access.  All eight houses were decorated for the Christmas holidays in outstanding fashion.  I came away with many ideas from each home.  Here are just a few that I noted.  

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