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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Decorating Trends 2014~2015

When considering decorating trends, one must have the gift of vision or pay attention to those that do. We all have a starting place, a current home with a family filled with personality and interest, season of life and various activities that drive the direction of our decorating theme and style. Couple this with a […]

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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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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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Life & Home By Design: A Thankful Family

I learned this week that statistically, if your household earns $45K or more annually you are among the top 1% of income earners in the world. For some this sounds unbelievable, especially if you are earning more and your family is really struggling to meet basic family and household needs. This fact, coupled with our […]

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Life & Home by Design: A Thankful Home

As we begin to transform our homes for the holidays preparing for festive family gatherings, devouring delicious recipes and the excitement of gift exchanging may we also remember that this is a season of thankfulness. Being grateful for what one has creates a home environment that encourages kindness toward one another; it keeps the right […]

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Beauty, Heart & Home

Picture yourself standing in line at the supermarket deli counter just as you begin to drift off in your thoughts and being interrupted with a cheerful greeting, “How are you doing today?” “Not getting near as much done as I had hoped,” I replied. “I know how you feel,” the deli mom went on to […]

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