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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Holiday & Home: Joyful Transformation

If you’re really good with planning you capitalized on last seasons post-holiday sales by purchasing a few filler items and decorations at a great price that will be appreciated this holiday. If not, its time to make a list and check it twice before purchasing the essentials that will move your holiday decorations in the […]

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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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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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The Beauty of A Chair

In the scheme of design the “chair” can add significance to any room. After meeting its primary function of providing a piece of furniture for one person to sit on it can become a statement maker, a seat of dignity or even authority (as Webster’s Dictionary puts it). I have an affinity towards a great […]

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A Mother’s Love ~ A Home Well Designed

So many childhood memories are deeply set and rooted in our mother’s love for us, and why is that? When I reflect back over the type of home that I grew up in I don’t recall how large or small our home was, how expensive or inexpensive the furniture or the number of bedrooms or […]

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A Woman Is Her Home

Who is Woman? A woman is her home. And what is her home? It is acceptance, inspiration, it is safe, it is love. Those who live there look to her guidance, influence and nurture. What is her home? A place of beauty, of treasures and joy. Most of all it is a place of cherished […]

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