Tag Archives: the decorologist

I’m Speaking and I Can’t Shut Up

Wow.  The last week has been a whirlwind.  You know how things come in threes, right? Ft. Lauderdale, FL Well, I just spoke at three events in less than a week’s time. Last Tuesday, I spoke at SheTalks, which is kinda like a TedTalk for the ladies. I spoke to 300 members of the Women […]

Nate Berkus and My Other Favorites at The Antiques and Garden Show

This morning I met up with my design bestie, Elizabeth Scruggs, and we took the 2017 Antiques and Garden Show by storm! Of course, I want to share a few of my favorite things about the longest-running, largest, most respected show of its kind. I’m a lucky girl to live in Nashville!   This show is […]

What Every Woman Wants (LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEA)

Don’t think I don’t know you. If you read this blog, I have little doubt that you’d love to have this under the Christmas tree this year: Five years after the publication of everyone’s FAVORITE decorating book, Domino – The Book of Decorating, Domino magazine has put out a follow-up book: Domino – Your Guide […]

Family-Friendly Kitchen Reveal

Kitchen designs are some of the most-pinned photos on Pinterest. We LOVE beautiful kitchens, don’t we? I suppose it’s where many women spend much of their time. Well, not me, but MANY women . . .  Today I’m sharing a recent family-friendly kitchen project of mine that may inspire some ideas for your own kitchen design. A farmhouse […]

How a Vision Board Can Guide Your Design

Every designer has their own process when designing rooms for clients. My own process varies depending on the changes that are being made and the personality of the client. On occasion, I will put together a Vision Board to help my client visualize the outcome of a design. One of my current projects is designing […]

Styling Your Brown Leather Sofa – The Decorologist

If I’ve seen one brown leather sofa, I’ve seen 682,000 of them in my clients’ homes. Like a big brown hole in the middle of the family room, the brown leather sofa can suck the light and the life out of an entire room.   But it doesn’t have to be that way! Here are […]

Five Things I Love About This Bedroom (and One I Hate)

There are a whole lot of things I love about this bedroom. It’s the master bedroom of a home where I designed 95% of the interior. Living room, dining room, office, breakfast room, bonus room, and FIVE bedrooms. This room is painted Sherwin-Williams Oyster Bay, and it’s the one of two rooms in this house […]

Home Staging is Easy – Anyone Can Do It!

Today’s post is written by Shannon, who recently began working with us. After attending my staging training course last week (with very little prior knowledge of home staging or my business), she found herself quite surprised about a number of things. She’s going to share those with you, including the fact that she came into […]

Contest Winners Announced – This Old House & The Mercantile

Now that I have had a few days to recuperate from teaching my Expert Psychological Staging class, I am ready to announce the contest winners for This Old House & The Mercantile giveaways. Stay tuned – I’m announcing the winners at the end of this post! Last week was so crazy, but also so much fun. I had […]

On the Cover of This Old House Magazine!

Last week, I got the best birthday present a girl like me could get – the cover of This Old House magazine! I knew my home would be featured in the Color Issue, but I didn’t know one of the rooms would make the cover.   And I wasn’t the only one that was beyond […]