Courtney Warren is a Texas-based interior designer whose work has been featured in Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, Good Housekeeping, Apartment Therapy, and Today.com. She is a frequent consultant on Fox 4 TV’s Good Day program in Dallas, was ranked in the top 3 percent of interior designers in the US by Houzz.com, and starred in the Dallas episode of TLC’sFour Houses. She delights in helping overwhelmed clients create beautiful spaces—and will never turn down a warm chocolate chip cookie or Diet Dr Pepper.
You know, I love my home, but more than that I love the people IN my home. One of my great joys is creating an atmosphere at home that celebrates those I love. You can, too!
“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…”
Elevate even a simple treat on a cake stand as a special way to celebrate an occasion.
Serve breakfast cereal with a pretty presentation as an act of love
(Save it for Saturday, though, when you’re not trying to beat the school bell!)
How about using a special plate for a birthday dinner? So easy, but it’s something your loved one will long remember.
Just displaying family treasures, photos, even the family initial–signals to your dear ones that they are special to you and that your family is at the core of who you are. The pretty, on-trend items from the home store are great, but don’t forget the personal touches.
Display your special couple day or birthdays in big numbers!
And of course, on Valentines Day, you can pull out all the stops and party hearty at home with your favorite people!
How can you use one of these ideas to help celebrate yoru favorite people through decor and tell more of your story?