Holiday Simplicity
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 4:32PM
Holiday Simplicity

In order to have a Holiday filled with cheer, there's no need to stress. Whether you have a tight budget, or time is ticking away, there are simple ways to make the Holiday look and feel as rich as ever. I've learned to eliminate the stress without compromising style. Here's how I'll be setting my simple Holiday scene this year. Simply Green It's time to let the natural gifts of the season shine. It's no secret that greens are the perfect seasonal accent, but why not make it a focal point? Greens provide such a naturally refreshing scent and a look that’s perfectly suited for the Holidays. For once, the organic is more cost effective than ...

Bay Head Christmas Walk
Tuesday, November 01, 2016 11:00AM
Holiday Simplicity

Kate Designs' one-of-a-kind finds will be featured at local Bay Head merchant, "Refind." A community tradition since 1982, Bay Head's annual Christmas walk is set to kick off on Friday, December 2nd with Santa Clause and other Holiday festivities. Local merchants will open up their doors for the community to explore. Refind is a unique artisan boutique with a collection of art, jewelry, gifts, gallery and vintage finds. We're excited to add a few of our own unique Warehouse pieces into the mix! Featured Warehouse Selections The Agenda FRIDAY, DEC. 2NDEnjoy the twinkles of white lights and star themed while getting a jumpstart on your holiday shopping lists.All local business ...

A Mix Up at the Table
Monday, October 17, 2016 2:31PM
Holiday Simplicity

It's the heart of all of your sentimental gatherings. It's the stage where you showcase your favorite recipes of all time. It may happen to be the best place for the kids to spread out and get their homework done. It's your kitchen or dining room table, and whether you prefer to live comfortably or formally, no home is complete without it. With the Holidays in focus, now's the time to re-imagine one of your home's main focal points. I'm happy to announce that the days of matching are over! Not everything has to be cut from the same cloth, if you decide to use cloth at all. In fact, it may be time to ditch your table cloth and showcase the natural ...

Kitchens of the Future
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 11:13AM
Holiday Simplicity

How would you design your kitchen knowing you could have a robot to cook the meals and clean up the mess? With all new technologies unveiling, the kitchen game is rapidly changing, and the future possibilites are endless. Take a glance into the future with upcoming trends and techy tools. The days of cooking over the hot stove are over, come 2018. Moley Robotics is introducing its first kitchen robot that will be able to prepare and serve gourmet style meals with its own 2 hands. Cooking will be as easy as pulling up a recipe and sitting back to enjoy the show. Like Hibachi at home! Farm to table will soon become wall to table. Forget the terrace, it won't be long before you can ...

Wallpaper Statement
Thursday, August 18, 2016 11:09PM
Holiday Simplicity

As an interior designer and lover of all things unconventional, wallpaper is one of my favorite ways to make a room stand out. With that, I must admit that browsing the endless variety of colors and patterns when choosing a wallpaper is no easy task. Follow my insights on how to make the perfect statement with wallpaper.  Contrary to popular belief, wallpaper doesn't necessarily darken, or close a room in. You may be surprised to see how wallpaper can expand or lighten a small space and create a warm, welcoming feeling. Don't hold back with colors, shapes and patterns that are a bit different! Make a bold wallpaper selection and allow the ...