Summer is on its way – no matter what else is going on in this crazy world! I thought it would be a good time to share another happy, colorful room reveal and my pro tips for how to decorate a room from scratch. I was brought in for a design consultation after the new […]
Color changes everything. And it can do a world of good for your dining room. Today’s befores and afters (oh, how I love befores and afters!) are to prove to you the incredible impact of dining room paint color. Let’s start at the very beginning – that’s a very fine place to start! A […]
We all know how important first impressions are, but do you know what kind of impression your entry hall is making? When you’ve been living in a home for a while, you kinda go blind to its flaws. Walk through your front door and try to be objective. Is your entry welcoming? Does it give […]
Last week I got an email from a lady in North Carolina looking for approval on her choice of accent walls and color placement. This is the layout she sent me of her kitchen: She told me she planned to paint Wall A and Wall C in a very dark green paint color, with white […]
It’s an age old-question: how do you properly paint out a tray ceiling? This is how some people think you should paint out a tray ceiling: One Word: YIKES! That kind of multi-color chaos draws TOO much attention to the ceiling, and NOT in a good way. Looks like it’s time for The […]
While many people nowadays have luxuriously large master bedrooms, there are many others that have to deal with the confines of limited space and awkward window placement. Petite Master Bedroom What would you do if you had a space like this and needed to include a full-size bed, bedside table, dresser, and a […]
How on earth can you design a room when you and your decorator are in a long-distance relationship? Let me share a little about how I am able to help clients long-distance through the magic of this little laptop computer! Here are photographs of the nursery in one of my on-line client’s home. The “new” room had to […]
Last weekend I shared before-and-after of a client’s grandchildren’s room. I also shared that I was encouraging her to paint the ceiling in this room a lighter shade of the bedspread and the beds themselves a granny smith apple.