Life at Home: Hospitality, Barbecue & Fireworks

Family celebrations are anchored in thoughts of home and the relationships we cherish. Memories of gathering together to celebrate relationships and holidays attach themselves to great food, laughter and good design. My impressions take me back to how relatives homes were arranged and rearranged to easily fit the crowd at hand and how little effort […]

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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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Color & Space: Updating An Outdated Space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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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by focusing on a space that could use a color lift or a piece of furniture that still has potential but whose look is outdated and shows signs of wear with its frayed […]

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Designing with Fabric, Pt. 1

Textiles play an important role in planning our interior spaces. Texture, pattern, color, durability and style of the fabric influence the beauty, functionality and placement within the space plan and furniture placement in the home. If you have a space in your home (e.g. a family room) that requires a multi-purpose application such as tv […]

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Design Time ~ Plan the Work & Work the Plan

January ushers in thoughts of new beginnings, a fresh start potent with the possibility of realigning priorities and reshaping activities in order to achieve the most important, life enriching goals. It’s time to ponder and reconsider the course we’ve set and make the adjustments that have caused us to veer off-course, and when it comes […]

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