How to Win the Fight with Your Bossy Tile

My client loved her newer home, but she had a very traditional aesthetic.  The contemporary tile in her bathroom was a challenge – she tried to make it feel more traditional by painting the walls a traditional color.  Unfortunately, applying a unrelated color on...

How to Make Your Home Feel Like YOU

Too many people want their home to look like someone else’s.   Shouldn’t your home reflect who you are and what you love?   Well, of course it should!   If you’re not sure how to express yourself through your decor, here are some ideas to give you...

Is Your Area Rug Too Small? No Problem

I find that most clients undersize, rather than oversize their home decor accessories.  What I mean is:  they underestimate the size lamps,  hanging light fixtures, and rugs they need for their space.  I can assure you that a 4×6 is NEVER large enough for...

Emerald City – Why I’m Crushing on Dark Greens

Lately I can’t seem to get enough of inky, dreamy emerald green.  It’s sophisticated and glamorous with white trim and fabulous art. via Pinterest   Jewel tones like emerald and jade can’t help but read dramatic in a glossy or lacquered...

Front Porch Makeover Reveal!

When Style Diva, Cathi Aycock, challenged me to make over a front porch for a feature for The Tennessean, I kicked it into high gear to find a porch that needed a serious update for the summer.   This 1950’s home is located in a popular ranch neighborhood...