Black and White Love Affair

We recently got back a few photos from buyers and I noticed a monochromatic home design theme in a few of them: both had black and white color schemes going on in their rooms, and I absolutely love it! Let me first say that I’m obviously a fan of black and white color schemes, and even more specifically STRIPED ones.…

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Boho Chic Bedroom Inspiration

Last week we were gushing over all the coastal decor vibes this teal floral bone inlay dresser were giving us. This week, it’s all about the boho chic love. You see, the bone inlay custom orders have been dominating Heathertique this month.  My latest work culminated in this beautiful trunk: It has turned out so beautifully that I’ve ordered another…

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Coastal Chic Bedroom Inspiration

We recently designed this beautiful sea green bone inlay dresser for a client who is decorating her new New England oceanside house in the popular coastal chic decor style. I am obsessing over how beautiful it turned out!  The soft shade of teal is one of my favorite colors, and the elegant feminine floral pattern is just so stunning. I can’t…

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Vintage Halloween Decor Free Downloadable

If you love vintage decor whether it’s retro glam, mid-century modern, or Victorian interior design styles, you’ve come to the right place.  Last week we shared some great ideas for incorporating Halloween holiday decorations tastefully into your atmosphere.   This week we’re giving you some Halloween goodies you can incorporate RIGHT NOW for FREE ! My team rounded up this collection…

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Halloween decor for the mid-century modern, retro, and vintage home!

FALL IS HERE!   The weather has turned.  The wind is tinged with the sentimental smell of smoke wafting out of fireplaces around town. Pumpkin-spiced everything is everywhere.  I made my first batch of chili the other day and it warmed my soul.  A friend served potato leek soup and pumpkin risotto for dinner, and it was everything I could do…

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The Next Generation

I can’t help but share this sentimental moment I’m having regarding my family history and the relationship I’m building these days with my son.  After all the mess of Hurricane Irma, it’s just what I needed to pick up my spirits and resume my blogging. So here’s a bit about my personal life. I was born and raised in the…

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Italian Exterior Inspirations: Dining Al Fresco

Hi Heathertique readers!, Elizabeth London here again for the second part of my takeover on Heather’s blog!   (If you missed part one, check it out here) This time, I’m talking about Italian exterior inspirations for the home. It seems to me that there are three options when it comes to outdoor space in an Italian home. Either you have a…

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Travel Inspirations: ITALY – Guest blog by Elizabeth London

With the power outages and clean-up from Hurricane Irma, I think now is a great time for me to step away from the blog for a week or two and turn it over to guest blogger Elizabeth London, a colleague and a friend.  Elizabeth happens to be living in Italy right now for a temporary contract her husband earned through…

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Hurricane Irma: Heathertique’s Lessons Learned

Wow.  Last week was such a mess. Hurricane Irma hit us here in Florida on September 10, the Atlantic’s biggest storm in over ten years!  Now, I’ve seen my share of hurricanes, and I admit that Fort Lauderdale (where Heathertique is located) wasn’t hit nearly as hard as some were, but the total impact of the situation is leaving us…

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Fall 2017 Trends in Home Decor

The kids are back in school, the temperatures are dropping, and it’s time for us to take a deep sigh of relief. I’m using my first few days of back-to-school “freedom” putting together mood boards for fall! I know it’s not quite fall yet, but I’m already feelin the season.  My home decor mags are shouting about the new trends,…

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