Creating the Paint Color Palette for the House for Hope Designer Showhouse

One of the most frequent things I am asked to do is to create paint color palettes for interiors and exteriors of homes, but to create one for a designer show house that benefits children’s charities makes it extra-special for me.  It’s been about a year in the making, but the House for Hope Designer […]

2017 Design Trends – Sifted Through My Colander of Reality

Ahhh, the 2017 design trends. Last week, I attended Sherwin-Williams ColorMix 2017 presentation, hosted by Pottery Barn. If you’ve never been to one of these presentations for design professionals, let me just say that every year paint companies and color predictors draw some pretty tenuous connections between social and cultural happenings and the colors that […]

I’m Speaking and I Can’t Shut Up

Wow.  The last week has been a whirlwind.  You know how things come in threes, right? Ft. Lauderdale, FL Well, I just spoke at three events in less than a week’s time. Last Tuesday, I spoke at SheTalks, which is kinda like a TedTalk for the ladies. I spoke to 300 members of the Women […]

Nate Berkus and My Other Favorites at The Antiques and Garden Show

This morning I met up with my design bestie, Elizabeth Scruggs, and we took the 2017 Antiques and Garden Show by storm! Of course, I want to share a few of my favorite things about the longest-running, largest, most respected show of its kind. I’m a lucky girl to live in Nashville!   This show is […]

I Missed My Convention, So Now What?

After spending about 10 days bedridden with a wicked upper respiratory infection, a girl can get a little stir crazy. Sadly, I missed the Real Estate Staging Association® convention in Las Vegas because the astounding amount of mucus I was generating would have been, well, a bit off-putting . . . and consequently, I missed […]