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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Life & Home By Design: Holiday Design & Readiness

Remember last holiday season and the one room or project that you ran out of time to finish or install before the big event? Well, we are approaching that wall with everyday in September that passes by, especially if a custom order is involved! This is one of the most challenging seasons for designers as […]

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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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