Mar’s inventive and original blueprint for design infuses Mother Nature’s colors and textures throughout the home and garden. Mar releases resourceful tips and designs for a casual luxury lifestyle. As featured in HGTV, QVC, the Today Show, NY Times and many other national media outlets.
Ghosts, goblins, witches and more...what do you fear showing up at your door? Maybe like some people I've met it's decorating for Halloween that truly sends a chill up your spine. "Monsters, schmonsters; how can I get through the haunted day with clever decorations but without sending my wallet to the morgue?"
Wait - this year don’t toss those greeting cards! You can do your part to recycle and be cleverly creative at the same time with these simple and yet effective tips and tricks for turning holiday mail into something useful and decorative again for next year—and who knows, perhaps even inspiring more creativity from your family in the process.
As seen on The Today Show, I was given the design challenge of re-doing a family's deck for under $250. Read on to see how I did it--and scroll down to see Before and After photos, and click the link to watch the segment.
I designed the space to maximize how the family could use it--not just to eat, or sit, or grill, but all three.
Ever since I can remember, I‘ve always tried to be incredibly resourceful and innovative with things that were, oftentimes, ready for the trash. I relish the beauty of finding old things and making them into something new.
I love to entertain, and setting a fabulous table is an essential part of establishing the ambiance, creating anticipation for a memorable experience that is to come—and at times can even pardon any food faux pas that may occur. Recently, I decided that I would focus on creating a complete tabletop design dedicated to Mother Earth.