Everyone wants to know the best white paint color for walls and trim – I get this question all the time! You all know how much I like COLOR, but there is a place and time for everything. And on occasion, it’s the place and time for white paint on the walls and trim. […]
I recently got the opportunity to interview interior designer Windsor Smith!!! Windsor is a wildly successful celebrity designer who is coming to the Antiques & Garden Show in Nashville this weekend. designer Windsor Smith There’s a presentation on Friday morning featuring Windsor and her gal pal, Gwyneth Paltrow. Gwyneth met Windsor after she bought […]
I’ve been working with a wonderful family with five young children. The childrens’ bedrooms were nice and roomy, but woefully devoid of any personality or fun. These clients were looking for “evergreen” bedroom designs for their children – meaning that the rooms wouldn’t look so babyish or theme-y that their kids would tire […]
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.