The Decorologist’s Call to Ban the Boob Light!

The Decorologist’s Call to Ban the Boob Light!

You know how much I want to help you. I consider this a public service announcement, really. There ARE alternatives, affordable alternatives, to the boob light fixtures that have been prevalent in homes across the land for the last couple of decades. The time has come...

How To Make Valentines From Paint Chip Samples

Although I love to send vintage or vintage-inspired Valentine's Day cards, these I made from paint color sample chips are a lot of fun to make and send!     As a Nashville Color Consultant, I've got stacks of these paint chips on my...

Small Space Solutions for Nashville Musician

One thing I really love to do is to figure out the essence of a client’s style and make it happen for them in their space.  It’s so much fun for me to help create different atmospheres that express who the homeowner is or who they hope to become. So I was...
No More Nipple Lights!  Alternatives for Flush Mount Lighting

No More Nipple Lights! Alternatives for Flush Mount Lighting

I get lots of requests from design clients and blog readers for recommendations for alternatives to those generic builder-grade flush mount light fixtures in their entries and hallways.  You know – the dreaded nipple lights:    Dated Brass Nipple Lights My...

Get Lucky with a Little Quatrefoil

I’ve loved quatrefoil patterns for some time now.  Maybe it’s because of their symbolism – quatrefoil means “four leaves” and the pattern represents good luck.  Who couldn’t use a little of that vibe? source   Maybe it’s the...