How a Vision Board Can Guide Your Design

Every designer has their own process when designing rooms for clients. My own process varies depending on the changes that are being made and the personality of the client. On occasion, I will put together a Vision Board to help my client visualize the outcome of a design. One of my current projects is designing […]

Pantone 2017 Color Trend Predictions

Color lovers, the Pantone 2017 Color Trend Predictions are out, and here is the palette: Keep in mind that the Pantone 2017 color trend report relates to fashion mostly, but there is always trickle down into the land of decor and paint colors. You’ll notice these are pretty saturated colors, and I’m betting looks nothing […]

Paint Colors for the Southern Living Showcase House

Seems like people are more interested in paint colors than ever before, so I thought I’d share the Sherwin-Williams paint colors used on both the interior and exterior of the Southern Living Showcase House that I toured in The Grove earlier this week.   The facade of this home is particularly welcoming and even cozy, […]

Trendspotting at the Southern Living Showcase House

I was invited for a personally guided tour through the new Southern Living Showcase House in the The Grove in middle Tennessee. The home was designed by architect Mitchell Barnett and built by Hatcliff Construction, which has been a part of the Southern Living Custom Home Builder Program for 9 years.   As I took […]

5 Things I Loved This Week

Well, my dears, today was the last day of a much-needed vacation at the beach with my family and family friends. We were on the Gulf coast, where the weather was perfection the entire time (the beaches on the Atlantic didn’t fare as well). I tried not to work (too much), but it’s not in […]