Tag Archives: interior decorator

Better Than Baking a Pie for Harry Connick, Jr.

It’s been a busy week around here!  I worked with three new clients – one of them even had the welcome sign out for me on her front porch when I arrived: Now that’s the way to start out your morning!

A Coastal Living Room Makeover by The Decorologist

Happy Labor Day!  Sit back and enjoy a little trip to the coast today in this living room makeover.  The Decorologist   I showed you the make-over of this Brentwood client’s entry last week, and it made it into the Style section of The Tennessean over the weekend!  This is where this living room started: […]

Balancing Your Living Room Furniture Arrangement

Do you ever walk into a room and feel as though things are off-balance?  I do – all the time.  It’s a curse.  As an Interior Decorator and Home Stager, it’s my mission to balance out every room I am asked to design or stage.  Last week, I speed-staged a formal home in Brentwood, TN.  […]

Do Function and Beauty Hook Up in Your Home?

William Morris famously said, “Have nothing in your home that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.”   Being one of the most realistic Interior Decorators I know, this is one of my favorite quotes!   I’m always looking for ways to marry function and beauty in a space.  With a little planning […]

Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2012 & A Color Consultant’s Tangent

Sometimes I like to get the reactions of The Decorologist’s Facebook followers to new trends and design news.  This week, I posted a link about Sherwin-Williams 2012 Color of the Year and asked my followers what they thought about it.          Here are some of the responses I got after posting:    

How to Make the Wood in Your Dining Room Come to Life

As a Nashville Interior Decorator and Color Consultant, I often am asked what can be done to “spruce up” a dining room.  The tricky thing about dining rooms is that they are often filled with wood, with little color or fabric going on.     Typically, there are lots of wood furnishings and wood flooring […]

Are You Living In Color?

Do you love color, but are afraid to use too much of it in your home?  Are you scared that it’ll be too chaotic, or make you feel out of control?    The makeover I am sharing today involved an adjoining living room and dining room.  The dining room was already painted a fresh green which […]

How Painting Wood Paneling Will Change Your Life!

blue and white kitchen

There is simply no reason you must live perpetually with a dated wood kitchen if you don’t want to. Or live in a dark, wood-paneled den just because your home contains one.  And, no, you don’t have to rip the wood paneling out. Pull Up a Comfy Chair and Read This Post You need to […]

Nashville Home Stager Shares the #1 Secret to Getting Your House Sold

I started out in this field as a Home Stager before I became an Interior Decorator, Color Consultant, and Design Blogger.  I guess I just don’t know when to stop!  I actually don’t do as much staging as I used to – that’s because I am typically booked out too far to be ready to […]