As many of you may know, I did not go to design school. I was a school psychologist for a decade before I changed course to pursue my love affair with houses. The learning curve was steep and let’s face it – designers aren’t eager to share their sources. All these years later, there is […]
Of course, your master bedroom should be a sanctuary. A place of peace, a place of calm, a place to dream. But with a busy life and young children beneath your feet, you probably think it’s just not in the cards at this point in your life, right? I mean, your daughter wants you to […]
You may have heard the big announcement last week. You know the one. Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year. My first inclination was to NOT write about it because it doesn’t deserve the attention because it is a hot mess. Yes, that’s my professional opinion. even the graphic looks dated via
Holiday gatherings are approaching quickly, and it’s time to say goodbye to the traditional dining room. It’s time to close the doors on the gloomy, twice-a-year, precious surfaces, traditional dining room of yore.
I’m really excited about a fun project I’ll be working on over the next month. I’m decorating a Christmas tree at a Nashville area Designer Parade of Homes. The cool part? I’m decorating a tree that will auctioned off to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Three other southern bloggers will participate with me and decorate Christmas […]
Last night I attended a Houzz.com event here locally. It was sponsored by and held at PDI, a new kitchen and bathroom showroom here in Nashville. Attendees included designers, builders, architects, and other home professionals who have business profiles on Houzz.com.
I’ve often heard said that art doesn’t have to match your sofa (or your room, for that matter). The thought is that the la-tee-dah art is so much more important that your furnishings and other decor that making sure it matches is an insult. I believe it’s an insult not to consider the size, shape, […]