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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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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A Mother’s Heart for Home

Born with capacity to love her home Not knowing at first, she ponders alone If she has what it takes To make her house a home She shaped her daughters Influenced her sons A labor of love, a life fully worn She is a Mother, her heart is her home As days move on, now […]

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Life & Home by Design: Let The Fabric Speak

“Let the Fabric Speak,” spoken by one of my FSU college professors during a semester of learning how to create and construct fashion from a sketch. This phrase is a keeper; a principle as it turns out to live by when it comes to selecting the best fabric for the intended use in a 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by focusing on a space that could use a color lift or a piece of furniture that still has potential but whose look is outdated and shows signs of wear with its frayed […]

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Love & Home, II

In homes around the globe today when love is expressed verbally or in action, what sort of language are we really speaking to our closest relationships, what do we really mean? I believe more often we are communicating the message or plea of acceptance; not toward the person or child we are speaking to or […]

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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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