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Herringbone Tile Pattern And 6 Tips for Designing a Bathroom

herringbone tile pattern

Herringbone tile pattern is a current, yet classic trend. I’m sharing a recent bathroom remodel using it, as well as 6 of my best tips for designing a bathroom. This is a remodel of a guest bathroom in a client’s home that turned out really lovely, and I just can’t wait to show you! Here […]

Big Announcement About a New Partnership!

Kristie Barnett book signing

I’m still trying to catch my breath after this summer, but it’s time to catch you up on the goings-on! A few weeks ago, I attended the annual Real Estate Staging Association convention in Las Vegas where I spoke on 2019 Color Trends & The Psychology of Color Placement. One lovely lady brought my book […]

Choosing A New Paint Color? Don’t Be Misled!

 You know you’ve done it. You see those beautiful rooms in the magazines. Those highly edited, highly brightened, highly saturated versions of the actual rooms they photographed. And you need a new paint color. You see those magazine rooms and say, YES!!! This is the new paint color I’ve been looking for! That’s the new […]

Benjamin Moore Paint Colors in Ballard Design – Can They Be Trusted?

going to the chapel

I’ve been trapped inside this week because Nashville was pummeled with an ice storm and snow, so all I’ve seen lately is a whole lotta WHITE.  So let’s share some beautiful paint colors that are featured in the Ballard Design catalog from Benjamin Moore paints! I love this feminine living room with its coral accents. […]

Two Things to Avoid When Designing a Room

When designing a room, it’s important to balance your furniture on the architecture of the space in order to avoid wonkiness.  In answer to your question, “wonkiness” is a very technical design term.  Ok, not really, but it’s a problem that we explored very specifically at my recent Furniture Arrangement Workshop at Merridian Home Furnishings […]

Color Specialist of the Month, House of Turquoise, & Bella Rustica

Recently I had coffee with entrepreneur Julie Boney of Small Wall Paint Sample Boards.  She invented a fabulous product for testing paint colors in your home the right way, which are sold in Sherwin-Williams stores and on her website.  I am the featured Color Specialist for this month on the Small Wall website – check […]