Tag Archives: design trends

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 […]

2016 Design Trends from the O’More Showhouse

Touring designer showhouses is a great way to find inspiration for your own interior projects. It’s also the place to get a peek into the latest haute 2016 design trends that will invariably trickle down to the mainstream public. O’More College of Design is presenting their 3rd annual designer showhouse starting TODAY in historic downtown […]

Wicker and Rattan are Groovy Again

My sister and I had a pair of twin wicker headboards when we were kids.  I remember going to the mall, peeking into World Bazaar, wishing I could have one of those cool hanging rattan chairs.  But the heavy smell of incense made my eyes burn, so I had to keep on walking – and […]

Design Trends from Show House Designers

Guess what?  Last weekend I was on the same page of the newspaper as Jessica Simpson and Kim Kardashian! The Tennessean   If you didn’t catch my article on The Traditional Home O’More Show House, let me get you up to speed on the latest designer trends I spotted there.  The O’More Designer Show House opened last […]

Exclusive Sneak Peak of Traditional Home and O’More Designer Show House

Guess who was the lucky ducky who got a press pass and a pre-show home tour with The Tennessean’s Shopping Diva, Cathi Aycock?  There’s nothing like a great home tour, and this time I went and covered it for the local newspaper.       When I’m hanging with Cathi, I must say I’m always […]