Tag Archives: HomeGoods

The Surprising Reason Why I Choose Paint Color FIRST

When designing interior spaces, I typically choose paint color first. If you work in the field of design, you may have been taught to do the exact opposite. I know, I know. That’s what they teach in design school. You start with art or fabric or rug, then choose a wall color from one of […]

Why I’m Really Looking Forward to the Holidays This Year

The holidays officially began for me this weekend. Saturday morning I attended a special HomeGoods event where I got to shop prior to regular opening. They provided breakfast snacks, free wrapping paper, gift card sweepstakes. I was able to shop with just a handful of other people in the entire store without having to deal […]

Affordable Chairs – The Three Issues to Consider

In an ideal world, we would be able to find a beautiful, comfortable chair at a rock-bottom price. But we don’t live in an ideal world, do we? You can find a very comfortable and stylish chair if you are willing to pay $800 to $1600 in a reputable retail furniture store. Sure, you could […]

From a Messy Office to a Guest Room with Benefits

While working on a renovation of her master bedroom and decorating several of the other rooms of her home, my client began talking about updating her messy home office.   She even hired professional organizers to get the messy stuff in order. It turns out, they were able to consolidate all the necessary office supplies […]

The 2015 Floral Trend and What’s Blooming at My House

It has been raining like CRAZY in the south this spring, and the results include some gorgeous lawns and blooming flowers here in Nashville! I realize that may not be the case where you are, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of one of the big design trends of 2015 – floral is […]

Words Can Lift You Up, and Feeling Some Nashville Love

Yesterday I was shopping for a client at HomeGoods and snapped a few photos of all the word art they had in the store.  Obviously, they didn’t get the memo that word and phrase art was “out.” You see, “experts” have been saying word and inspirational phrase art is so “over” for more than a year now. […]

The 2015 Color Combination of the Year

You’ve likely heard about all the “Color of the Year” picks by Pantone and various paint companies. But is there a color combination of the year?  I think I’ve identified the combo that’s the clear winner. HomeGoods

How To Style a Coffee Table That Starts Conversations

You know how I like to change things up.  Fairly frequently.

Advice for Choosing Lamps from a HomeGoods Ambassador

You may have noticed a new badge on the right side of my blog.  Now that I’m an official “Ambassador” of HomeGoods, I will have front-row access to the latest HomeGoods news and plans!