DARA Artisans: Exploring the Enchanting Allure of Artisanal Decor

Carmen NatschkeSpotlight: Decor & Furniture

Photographer and ceramics artist Jim Franco handcrafts evocative pottery. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

In distant and exotic Mali a vat of organic-based Indigo dye has been masterfully mixed using millennia-old recipes. Woven textiles immersed in the tinted broth emerge saturated in monochromatic hues of blue christened with names like “Milky Blue” a barely there blue to “Divine Blue” a blue so dark it’s nearly black.  While in the New York prop studio of … Read More

5 Decor Pieces that Prove Luxury Design is in the Details

Carmen NatschkeShowroom Style

Luxury home decor and furniture from Marge Carson. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Luxurious dressmaker embellishments, elegant braided trim, exquisite nailhead details and bejeweled upholstery buttons are but a few of the many beautiful and eye catching details that grace the furniture and decor on the Marge Carson showroom floor. I’ve long held the belief that when the small things, the details, are done right then I can be confident that everything else … Read More

Home Decor Discoveries at Maison et Objet Americas 2015

Carmen NatschkeSpotlight: Decor & Furniture

Roberto Cavalli bedding and linens at Design Fair Maison et Objet Americas. | | The Decorating Diva, LLC
Fiercely pretty and romantic bed linens from Roberto Cavalli Home featuring botanical patterns and animal prints on a white background. David Pompa ceramic light pendants in blue and white. Tufted white leather with knotted brass "bamboo" legs bench at Oly. Pastel sea-green,slightly rounded square pouf with elegant silver trim exudes sweet sophistication and cosmopolitan chic at Fendi Casa. Vibrant, topical ... Read More