Casual Luxury

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From Drabulous to Fabulous: A Recap My six core design principles are truly the cure for all design dilemmas. These Casual Luxury principles did not come to me in a dream. I did not glean them from other designers. I came to these design principles through trial and error, my genetic predisposition, and intuition. I hope the results inspire...Read more
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In keeping with my latest home design details in MAR silver, gold and brass, I have a doozy of a s MAR t tip for you, MAR tians— and a few personal MAR mories too. When I was growing up, I had my very own "designing women." My very creative mother and grandmother were sticklers for good design. In fact, my mother always said,...Read more
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One of the biggest challenges in designing and selling a home and space is giving it life. This is exemplified when you are dealing with a new home and of course one for sale. Today I added a little sizzle with an exciting photo shoot--and it was a...
If of thy mortal goods thou art bereft, And from thy slender store, two loaves alone to thee are left, Sell one, and with the dole Buy hyacinths to feed thy soul. —Saadi Shirazi Hello MAR tians! Smell the air outside. The earth is warming up...
Hello and Happy Friday MAR tians!! Yesterday was a big deal for the MARTV team and me. As you know, we are filming the second season of “Life on Mar’s: The Home Makeover Show.” In order to bring you compelling content, we seek out...
Hello MAR tians!! If you have peeked outside your window or dipped a toe outside the front door lately, you may have noticed sure signs of seasonal change. Spring has arrived early for sure this year (and then seemed to disappear for a few days...
Hello MARtians TGIF! No matter where I am, I am always looking for the next big thing. Little did I know, the next big thing is not big at all. Lately, small is replacing oversized, overdone and out of scale when it comes to living spaces and designs. Truth be told, my focus for season two of “Life on Mar’s: The Home Makeover Show” is transforming six smaller homes with big style, big designs, and big visual impact. You will love it!
What a scene it was to be seen at the Global Scenic Services located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. If you’re not familiar with Global Scenic Services, think again. This company is the mastermind of the beautiful settings and backdrops for events...