Decorators Show House & Gardens 2015

Every spring decorating and design enthusiasts look forward to the annual ASO Decorators’ Show House & Gardens organized by the Atlanta Symphony Associates (ASA) who raise funds to support the ASO and its community outreach and education programs. One of the longest-running decorating events in the United States (45th consecutive year) and certainly one of […]

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Kitchen Trends: Work Zones vs Triangle

Kitchen work triangles has been the standard bearer for kitchen layouts for many years with the refrigerator, range and sink being placed 4 to 9 feet apart, forming a roughly equilateral triangle. Back when kitchens were generally smaller and closed off, before it became the meeting hub of the home, the triangle was an efficient […]

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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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Kitchen Trends 2015: House Beautiful’s Kitchen of the Year 2014

House Beautiful’s Kitchen of the Year 2014 is” a study in contrast, texture and light reflectivity,” said Steven Miller of Steven Miller Design Studio. Solidifying the trend towards minimalist kitchen design, using natural materials, black hardware and non-traditional lighting, Steven Miller brings a contemporary look to traditional basics that make a kitchen the functional hub […]

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15 Kitchen Counter Top Trends

Personal taste is front and center in current decorating trends according to a recent survey conducted by Houzz and your next kitchen counter top is no exception! With so many counter top choices today, staying informed can be a challenge. Choosing what’s right for you can not be merely based on looks but should complement […]

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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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Decorating Trends: Before & After

Here we go again after months or even years of deliberating over what to do, how to do it and when to do it; you are finally ready to take the leap into the world of ‘before and after’ for better or worse. It shouldn’t feel so overwhelming of a decision when we decide to […]

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