Tag Archives: decorating

How to Style A Kitchen Island or Table

When the host of News Channel 5’s Talk of the Town, Meryll Rose, asked me to share some home styling tips on the top midday news show in Nashville, I said, “Let’s do it!”   Yesterday, I demonstrated three ways to style a kitchen island or tabletop using an out-of-the-box idea. Creating vignettes is all about […]

A Cupcake Decorating Birthday Party

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a party theme, I know. My youngest just turned 11, and I really thought she would be “so over” Momma’s themed birthday parties. Thankfully, she wasn’t – and she really, really wanted a cupcake decorating party theme. I’m down with that. Pin it to save this idea and links […]

Townhouse Befores and Afters

A client of mine recently downsized into a townhouse and asked me to help her pull things together.   We worked with much of what she already had, but a few things were needed. This was her den soon after moving in: before She reused the paint colors I helped her choose in her previous […]

When Perfectionism Hinders Creativity

Or, “Hang It and They Will Come” I’m a collector at heart, rescuing treasure wherever I can find it. My latest obsession started several months ago, when I found a pretty piece of vintage embroidery art at an estate sale. It sat on the floor against the wall in my office for a few months, […]

How to Update a Hall Bathroom on A Budget

I’ve been working with several clients on bathroom updating lately and wanted to share a few tips for doing so on a budget. Allison has been working for me for about three years now, and her family recently moved across town to be closer to their children’s schools. They bought a great house with good bones, […]