Creative Cafe // Artist Pamela Copeman

Carmen NatschkeArtful Consideration

Pamela Copeman artwork. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Today, the enchanting and talented artist and interior designer Pamela Copeman joins us in the Creative Cafe to discuss her passion for art, what inspires her and her life-long dedication to creating things of beauty. I am inspired by books, movies, theater, and I also find great inspiration from television shows, especially period pieces such as Downton Abbey and Mad Men. Whether … Read More

Paris Apartment Style: 3 Chic Decoration Inspiration Boards & 5 French Home Styling Tips

Carmen NatschkeDecorating Diva U, Style Sketch

Tres Chic light & airy library in Parisian Apartment Style. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

  Is your design dream to own a Parisian apartment decorated in that “je ne sais quoi” effortlessly chic and infinitely elegant French style? Well, you’re not alone. Thousands of decorating divas the world over swoon over the dreamy possibility of owning a glamorous Parisian home with views of the Eiffel Tower and the famous tree-lined boulevards that lend their verdant … Read More

8 Beautiful, Bejeweled Color Schemes for Holiday Home Decorating

Carmen NatschkeDesign the Holidays

Blue and gold Christmas home decorating color scheme inspired by Christian Dior’s 1960s’  blue and gold Cabochon glass brooch (available at John Lewis).  Holiday home decor resources: Marchesa Empire Pearl Indigo dinnerware by Lenox; Arte Dona’s St. Louis Thistle Gold Wine glasses; Alexa Hampton’s beautiful Sasha side table at Hickory Chair; Hickory Chair’s Blue and gray Jen sofa upholstered in … Read More

Contemporary & Feminine Loft Living Room – Step by Step Guide to Get the Look

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Huntington House Pop of Color Livingroom Loft Design. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

  Huntington House Furniture “Pop of Color” Loft Living Room Creating a beautiful home design is both an artistic and scientific process. With regards to the artistic aspects of design the following (in my opinion) are necessary traits one must possess: creativity, ability to visualize an end state, an unique sense of style – a signature style so to speak, and … Read More

The Design Library – 2015 Holiday Gift Guide for the Book Lover on Your List

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Holiday gift ideas for design book lovers. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

This year, my holiday gift guide recommendations for the book loving decorating diva on your list is comprised of three new releases covering a divine range of topics from gardens to artfully executed interiors to inspiring moments found in everyday life, and then there are three older books. These tomes, released in the last two to three years, are destined to … Read More