A Heart for Home

At the root of my interior design career is a heart for home and a mother’s love for her family. My mother is fiercely loyal to her family and worked very hard, often sacrificial in giving of her resources in order to meet our daily needs. She has been a silent warrior and devoted supporter […]

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Top Trends in Home Flooring

Lightening up, super-sizing and reclaimed wood are among current trends in home flooring according to industry experts Scott Humphrey, chief executive of the World Floor Covering Association and Michael Martin, chief executive of the National Wood Flooring Association. Lightening Up Traditional wood flooring in dark colors were popular during the economic downturn but with the […]

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Architectural Digest’s Top 10 Home Furnishings & Accessories-October

The editor’s selections for October’s Architectural Digest’s Top 10 Home Furnishings and Accessories are once again a combination of uniquely personal to elegantly practical. This months items represent a custom approach to seating, one-of-a-kind bedding and linens, beautiful flooring, unique lighting and exquisite textiles. The designers showcased are leading the way in decorating trends. Take […]

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Decorating Trends: Architectural Digest Living Room Showcase

Every now and then when you come across a magnificent interior space as a designer, you have to share the moment and pass it along for others to enjoy. Decorating Trends: Living Room Showcase is just that, a showcase of well-designed interiors featured in Architectural Digest that execute the fundamentals of great design in a […]

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A Mother & Her Home

“She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness.” My mother has eight children and faced great challenges in raising us, yet we knew we were loved. Our father (and with sadness I must add) was not interested in our day to day needs or happenings, yet […]

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Spring Into Design

Spring is here and its time to lighten up your home with a fresh look and an open, airy feel. For the budget minded this can be accomplished with a few minor changes in your home. You will get the most mileage by choosing a room that is heavily used, a social room or gathering […]

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Color Trends: The Power of Red

Red. It’s everywhere, in our homes, our clothing, the workplace, schools and fun places, nature, food, the list is endless. My mother always said that “every woman needs a red suit in her closet.” I love seeing others wear it well. I also love seeing red used well in our homes. Red is hot and […]

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