EAT, DRINK AND DON’T BE HARRIED!

EAT, DRINK AND DON’T BE HARRIED!

Must read tips for stress free Holiday Hosting and Guesting.  Thanksgiving has come and gone and the Christmas season is finally upon us! (Praise Hands!) This is a glorious season full of love and hugs and gifts and parties and… Ugh! Parties can be stressful. Yes,...
THE RULES OF (civil) ENGAGEMENT

THE RULES OF (civil) ENGAGEMENT

How to break bread without breaking down in 2019. Lately it seems that the only thing Americans can agree on is that there is a lot of stuff to disagree on! Polls and studies alike show ours as an increasingly divided society: from religion, to politics, to the color...
The Best in Kitchen Design

The Best in Kitchen Design

The rules haven’t changed since 1929. And, weirdly, that’s a good thing!  A break through design concept hit the emerging “kitchen and bath industry” nearly 100 years ago. Based on a complex study of ergonomics and space-use, the concept reduced the energy expended...
HIGH FASHION HOME DESIGN

HIGH FASHION HOME DESIGN

5 Home design trends with a high fashion punch. In this month’s article, our designers compile their favorite fashion inspired trends and tell us how to (successfully) incorporate them into our interiors.  1 | Velvet here, Velvet there, Velvet Everywhere In the 2018...
Make Way for the Minis

Make Way for the Minis

Baby Prep – 101 As next month, September, is Baby safety month, we thought we’d get started a little early and give you some helpful (designer approved) tips for preparing your home for the little ones in your life. Excited?! Good! So are we. The Interior...
Battling the MANCAVE?

Battling the MANCAVE?

Other names for Mancave: Manspace, Manland and, our favorite, The Mantuary. Generally speaking, a Mancave is any basement, attic room, closet – or forgotten hole – in a home which has been set aside exclusively for dude stuff. Some people even use garden...
HOME DECOR: Sleek AND Sustainable?

HOME DECOR: Sleek AND Sustainable?

Environmentally Responsible Home Decor that won’t make your house look like a craft project. No fibrous brown paper. No Macrame. No kidding. Talking to one of my good friends, I recently said, “Hey look at this organic duvet cover! It’s from…” I couldn’t get the next...
Homemaker Hacks!

Homemaker Hacks!

For a Livable – Yet Luxurious – Life The Interior DesignTeam at McCoy Homes has compiled a list of Tips and Tricks that are sure to help make the life of a new homeowner a little more luxurious and a little more livable all at the same time. If you have...
BRING ON THE BEAUTY | A Guide to Displaying Art

BRING ON THE BEAUTY | A Guide to Displaying Art

In last month’s article, Bring On the Beauty: Art Collecting 101, we established a few basics… 1) A home without art is incomplete – therefore, art is essential! 2) Beginning an art collection can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be.3) Building an art...
BRING ON THE BEAUTY | A Guide to Collecting Art

BRING ON THE BEAUTY | A Guide to Collecting Art

ART IS ESSENTIAL London based interior designer, Brian Woulfe, wrote an article for the Independent titled, The Value of Art in the Home. In it, he says, “For me, a home is incomplete without the presence of art… From showcasing your identity to enlivening the spirits...