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! […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
You want to make your house a home? A place that soothes and comforts you and your family? A place of order, beauty, and wonder? I’ve got a few thoughts for you to ponder. You gotta live in your WHOLE house. There’s nothing sadder than a lonely room. Spending time in each room in your house […]
This is a picture of how my bedroom looked when we moved into this house 8 years ago. Dark green walls, very bad floral border, ceiling fan. Oh my. The first thing we had to do was strip down that border, which was apparently put up with superglue.