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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Life & Home By Design: Take the High Road, Love Anyway

With only 16 days before one of the biggest days of the year, the planning, purchasing, decorating, party and meal preparations, gift wrapping, light hanging and garland frenzy, THE DAY is approaching at lightning speed! When you find yourself on THAT DAY surrounded by family and friends, a mixture of some you love and some […]

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Seasonal Design

While being interviewed for a magazine article I was momentarily caught off guard with a question on tips for seasonal decorating. I was stumped mainly because I didn’t view design in a seasonal realm, I viewed it in a year round sort of way, as always present and relevant for any season of the year. […]

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Life & Home By Design: Holiday Design & Readiness

Remember last holiday season and the one room or project that you ran out of time to finish or install before the big event? Well, we are approaching that wall with everyday in September that passes by, especially if a custom order is involved! This is one of the most challenging seasons for designers as […]

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Life & Home By Design: His Style + Her Style = Our Style

To blend or not to blend, this is an ongoing design dilemma for couples today! The aged challenge to mix or merge varieties of furnishings until you accomplish a desired style that both partners believe speak to both their individuality and blended style. When my husband and I started life together after college we had […]

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Life & Home By Design: Vision

Vision drives interior design, it is the ability to perceive something not actually visible, as through mental acuteness or keen foresight. Without it our design process evolves into a lumpy discord lacking relationship from one room to another while never reaching the desired end, the vision we hoped for. Each home has a unique vision […]

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Life & Home By Design: Color

As a designer the most asked question I have received over the years revolves around color; from color trends, color hues/values, complimentary colors, what will go with the color of my…., to where do I start with color in order to end up with the feel and flow that I desire from room to room. […]

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