What paint color trend is replacing gray in 2024? Don’t get me wrong. I like gray. I use gray. And for some people, gray is a great choice. For others, they are ready to take a little more risk in their home. And 2024 is embracing a little design risk. Now that the year has […]

Are you tired of staring at the same old drab kitchen countertops and uninspiring, unstyled cabinets? Fear not, because I’ve got some fantastic tips to help you jazz up your culinary space and style your cabinets without breaking a sweat. Let’s dive into the world of kitchen styling and make cooking feel like a gourmet […]

Hey there, festive decorators! Ready to shake things up this holiday season? Well, put away the traditional red and green, because this year, we’re diving headfirst into the magical world of pink! Pink Christmas decorations are not just for the princesses; they bring a touch of whimsy, elegance, and, of course, undeniable charm to your […]

Fall is just around the corner, and nothing quite captures the spirit of the season like pumpkins and mums. Whether you’re decorating your porch, hosting a fall-themed event, or simply embracing the cozy atmosphere, it’s important to know how to make these autumn staples last. In this article, we’ll share some valuable tips to help […]

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Designing for Your Family’s Unique Personalities If you’re a parent like me, you know that each member of your family has their own unique personality. From the kids to the adults, everyone has their own style, preferences, and quirks. As an interior designer, I believe that a home should reflect the personalities of the people […]

We look to experts to give us predictions on everything from weather to sports. Did you know that home design experts also make forecasts? They do–and although they’re not infallible, we pay attention because we don’t want expensive home purchases to be too trendy.  So how did the home design forecasts from 2022 pan out?  […]

Sprucing Up Your Curb Appeal.   Whether you are looking to add your home to a robust seller’s market or just want to spruce up your curb appeal for personal pleasure, these 5 ways are sure-fire ways to add flare to your home.   Add house numbers.    You’d be surprised how many houses either […]

What is E-Design? I get questions about what E-design is and I am happy to answer. DIY packages for those folks that enjoy the process of design or have time to do the legwork but still want a professional cohesive look. This new offering is already creating happy clients- because kids are nothing if not […]

MY FAVORITE CLIENTS ARE HONEST ONES.  THEY SAY: “I WOULD LOVE TO WORK WITH YOU ONE DAY… BUT I JUST LIVE IN AN NORMAL HOUSE.”  WHAT THAT CAN MEAN IS… I  am not sure you work with houses like mine? Is Social Media Ruining Design? While I love social media, I think seeing so many amazing […]

It’s November! You’ve cleared the pilowcase ghosts and motion activated spider off your porch, now it’s time to touch up the lipstick on your home’s fall face to finish out the autumn season. Today I have some easy tips for creating a jaw-dropping autumn entry or porch–just three do’s and one don’t.  The front porch […]