Hanging Family Photos in an Open Stairwell

Hanging Family Photos in an Open Stairwell

Last week I spent the morning hanging family photos in the open stairwell of a client’s home.   So many people have this issue in their own home:  a blank two-story stairwell that is completely open to the living room. open stairwell before   When you...
How to Get Affordable Wall Art (plus Book Giveaways)

How to Get Affordable Wall Art (plus Book Giveaways)

Do you want fabulous art for your walls, but can’t spend a fortune?  I have many clients who can’t seem to strike a balance – they don’t want to pay the high price for original art, yet they don’t want cookie-cutter art from the typical...
How to Create Wall Art Groupings

How to Create Wall Art Groupings

I was putting together an art grouping for a client the other day.  She was blown away at how quickly I put it together and got it on the wall, with very few errant nail holes even!  She had been staring at her blank wall for four years and had been paralyzed with...

Can A Log Cabin Be Updated?

A recent online e-design client requested help freshening up her log cabin up north somewhere  (I know, I know, I really should remember where).  After sending me lots of photos of her home, we spoke on the phone to discuss her issues, challenges, and desires for her...

Something To Talk About in the Loo

This modern little powder room was previously a vicious red – my client thinks it was called “Satan Red.”  I haven’t been able to find a paint named that, but  she swears that’s what it was named when it was painted a decade ago!  Well,...