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What I Learned at the International Real Estate Staging Convention

I’m happy to announce that I did not pass out, throw up, or get booed off the stage at the international 2014 Real Estate Staging Association convention in Las Vegas last week!  I’m on stage!  photo by Fran Scarborough  

The Most On-Trend Family of the Year

Shall we dish about the most popular family in town?  No, not the Kardashians.  The most popular color family.  As a Nashville Color Consultant, it’s my job to know the movers and shakers in the land of Color.  Let me introduce you to the Green sisters:  Lime Green, Kelly Green, and Emerald Green. Let’s start with the […]

Loving the Fireplace You Used to Hate

Ah, the fireplace. The heart of the home, the hearth, the focal point of any well-appointed living room.  But what if the heart of your home fills you with contempt?  Lovely, Non-Contemptuous Fireplace   In the photos I’m going to share with you below, the wall color stayed the same and no new furnishings or […]

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 decorating experience here in Nashville and with online clients has certainly forced me to […]

Stairways to Heaven

I’ve been struggling with writing a post for today.  When tragedies occur in the lives of people you care about, discussions about decorating your house feel a bit shallow.  I was looking through my pictures for ideas, and remembered I’d been collecting images lately on a Pinboard named Stairways to Heaven.  None of these will […]

I Want to Paint It Black

I just started a new Pinterest board this week called “And I Want to Paint It Black,” and it has nothing to do with The Rolling Stones.   Adding a dash of black accents always makes a space look more sophisticated. via Pinterest   If your room looks too light and sweet, a few black accents make […]

Pipe Dreams, Airstreams, and Pinterest

Let me be clear – I am no camper.  But I have had a pipe dream for years about restoring an Airstream trailer.  All images in this post are found here   Wouldn’t it be fun to decorate it out all retro-dreamy, like a giant dollhouse?       My girls could use it as […]