Summer Design Trends for Home

It’s bright, it’s hot, it’s fresh, it’s summer! And that means things change at home to meet the demands of life that call for less structure and more fun. It is time to open up your home a bit by bringing the outside in through many ways and techniques that cost very little. Here are […]

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A Mother’s Heart for Home

Born with capacity to love her home Not knowing at first, she ponders alone If she has what it takes To make her house a home She shaped her daughters Influenced her sons A labor of love, a life fully worn She is a Mother, her heart is her home As days move on, now […]

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Color & Space: Updating An Outdated Space

It’s that time of year: color is popping up everywhere and spring is being announced loud and clear! Limited only by what climate region you reside in, early spring perennials are blooming and igniting our emotions toward a hopeful and exciting season that this year will bring until… we enter that room in our home […]

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Color Trends & Home

What is one of the most consistent designer questions ever? You guessed it…the color question. From what are the latest color trends to what color(s) would work best in my home – will forever be the decorating dilemma to solve; and that’s what I hope to help you with today! Begin by taking a look […]

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Life & Home by Design: Let The Fabric Speak

“Let the Fabric Speak,” spoken by one of my FSU college professors during a semester of learning how to create and construct fashion from a sketch. This phrase is a keeper; a principle as it turns out to live by when it comes to selecting the best fabric for the intended use in a home. […]

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Spring Into Design

As we enjoy the expectations of springtime and the potential of new beginnings we should also consider bringing Spring into our home by focusing on a space that could use a color lift or a piece of furniture that still has potential but whose look is outdated and shows signs of wear with its frayed […]

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Love & Home, II

In homes around the globe today when love is expressed verbally or in action, what sort of language are we really speaking to our closest relationships, what do we really mean? I believe more often we are communicating the message or plea of acceptance; not toward the person or child we are speaking to or […]

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