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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Life & Home By Design: A Father’s Love~A Family Honored

According to Webster, a Father is “a man as he is related to his child or children; a male parent; protector.” When a father is present it stands to reason that a home is protected, therefore when a father is not present (emotionally or physically), a home can be like a city without walls (and […]

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Home & Life By Design

If home is truly where the heart is then the home environment holds the potential to shape the future impact of the lives that reside there. If this is the case (and I believe it is), then it would be of great benefit for anyone living with family members to pay as much attention to […]

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Design Flow

Upon entering a home it doesn’t take long to experience a “mood, feel or sense” within the four walls. The design flow can affect this tone drastically. Similar to a route or traffic flow making sense, the design flow can be the best combination of creativity and function. Are items arranged in your home in […]

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Decorating Trends to Live By

“The older we get, the more we become who we really are,” I once had the privilege of hearing. The same reasoning applies to decorating our homes. “The older we get, the more our true decorating style is reflected in our home.” When replacing furniture that was purchased “on a whim,” or “met the budget […]

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