Tag Archives: before and after decorating

Throwing Caution (and Your Home’s Floorplan) to the Wind

I typically begin Design Consultations by walking through the home and talking with my clients about how they use their space and how it functions for their family.  And more times than not, I find that people let their home’s floorplan dictate how they live in it.  Even when it really isn’t working for them!  […]

Guest Room Make-Over

I have a recurring client who has grown daughters and grandchildren who live in Memphis.  When they come to Nashville, she wants them to have a nice room to stay in at her newly-built home here.  Trouble is, her guest rooms were filled with leftover furniture and accessories.  She wasn’t in a position to buy […]

A Neo-Traditional Kitchen Make-Over

  It’s “Before and After” time!  This is one of my favorite kitchen updates.  It started out nice enough:  butter yellow walls, white cabinets and appliances, nice wood breakfast table.

Warm Up Your Living Room for Fall

I admit it.  I know the trees look pretty, but I hate this time of year.  Shorter, darker days.  Dropping temperatures.  Heavy, itchy clothes.  Summer’s more my thing.  What I do like is warming up rooms for fall.  Adding color, laying in some pattern, and layering texture can really add warmth as the temperature drops.   […]

A Living Room Update

Today I thought I would share some Before and After pictures of a recent living room update.  Actually, it’s a living room/dining room combination.  My client wanted an update and wasn’t sure where to start.  She had nice furniture in neutral colors, so I suggested we change the wall color, rearrange furniture, and add interest […]