Spring Cleaning Checklist!

by Benedict August on May 9, 2014

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Happy Hour: Tip it on Back

by Benedict August on August 13, 2013


Mood Rooms: Inspi(RED)

by krystyl alexander on December 27, 2012

The colors that we see everyday can directly affect moods and feelings as well as invoke inspiration in our emotions .  Color is an amazing tool that is often used to influence mood, signal action and cause physiological reactions.  Here at Benedict August Interiors, we love to use color schemes to represent the wide range […]


Mood Rooms: Browns

by krystyl alexander on November 20, 2012

The colors that we see everyday can directly affect moods, feelings and emotions.  Color is a strong interpretive tool and is often used to signal action, influence mood, and cause physiological reactions.  Here at Benedict August, we often use colors to represent the range of personalities we see in our clients.  Here’s a room made […]


Fall Fragrances!!

by krystyl alexander on October 23, 2012

This is our absolute all time favorite candle for the fall.  The scent takes me back to our annual fall family gatherings at the family cabin.  We’d spend every Thanksgiving week there and these candles would burn all day long.  I miss those times reading by the fire, the air wafting with this scent while […]


Keep Up with a Calendar!

by krystyl alexander on October 16, 2012

A smart way to staying organized (especially during the holidays) is by using calendar to keep track of important meetings and dates.  Using a creative full-length calendar like this one keeps your whole family informed on special events for the month.  Planning ahead is one of the most successful methods of staying on track!  Save […]


Golden Corn Ginger Soup

by krystyl alexander on October 11, 2012

Here’s our favorite recipe for the fall! Perfect for a crisp, chilly day! Tasty!! Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 1 large clove garlic (minced) 1 medium onion, finely chopped 3 tablespoons fresh ginger 3 whole fresh Anaheim Chiles, seeded and finely chopped 8 cups frozen corn Up to 32 oz. of chicken stock 1 teaspoon chili […]


Color Coded Organization!

by krystyl alexander on October 9, 2012

Color coding your bookshelves can give a facelift to any room. It just looks so pretty!  Using color coordination in any of the rooms of your home can make it easier and a lot more convenient to find things quickly.  Try this method out for yourself and you’ll be organized in no time! Images: 1. […]


Apple Cider Season!

by krystyl alexander on October 4, 2012

It’s finally Fall!  You’ve prepared your home, accessorized with leaves, got the pumpkins ready for carving, there’s only one thing left to do…make hot apple cider! Here’s one of our favorite recipes for homemade apple cider!! Ingredients: 6 cups apple cider 1/4 cup real maple syrup 2 cinnamon sticks 6 whole cloves 6 whole allspice […]


Summer Must Haves: Recipe for a Rockin’ Outdoor Look

by krystyl alexander on July 5, 2012

No backyard should be without these awesome accessories in the summertime.  Here’s our recipe for a rockin’ outdoor look! A set of funky drinking glasses + a few sizzlin’ chic chairs + a pop of orange for the garden + one amazing serving tray + a bold striped umbrella + one durable serving bucket + […]