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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas – At the Southern Living Idea House

Tuesday I spent a magical evening at the newly decorated Southern Living idea House at Fontanel where the builder, Castle Homes, gave VIP guests (including me!) a special private tour. It feels as though the Christmas season has begun in Nashville! photo by The Decorologist

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!    

Organization Can Be A Beautiful Thing

I am really good at making the surface of my home look lovely, but there's a lot that lies beneath the surface.  A lot of stuff.  Lovely things I have collected over the years and not-so-lovely things that I have no place or use for.  This time of year gets me thinking that I need to be even more mindful […]

The Post-Christmas Home and the Epidemic of Domestic Bulimia

  Melanie G. Photography   When the holidays are over, we collectively survey the decorations, the wrapping supplies, the gifts, the food – all the things that have cluttered our spaces (physically, emotionally, spiritually) for at least the past month, maybe the past year.  We all ate too much, spent too much, got too much.  […]

Best of Nashville 2012

I hope you are in for a wonderful weekend – I am helping host a baby shower with a woodland animal theme (*love*) and catching up (as always) on emails and such.  The Decorologist in Nashville Scene’s Best of Nashville 2012   I just wanted to take a moment to thank all my local readers […]

The Decorologist’s Insider Secrets for Getting Your Paint Color Right

When Nashville-based interior design resource, Interior Canvas, recently asked me to write a post about using color in the home, I decided to share a few of my top tips for choosing the right paint colors.       We’ve all have had the experience of  finding a paint color in a friend’s home or […]

Pantone 2013 Top Color for Fashion – Monaco Blue

The “it” color of 2013 is Monaco Blue, according to color giant Pantone.   As a Nashville Color Consultant, I think this color is a great pick.  I heard from two sources that this color was announced at High Point Market as Pantone’s Color of the Year over the weekend, but others are saying that […]

Milky Way Manor – Historic Home Tour

You probably know I went to the Bella Rustica Vintage Barnsale the weekend before last and had a wonderful time scouring the humongous barn for vintage and handmade treasures. What you may not know is that the sale was held on the property of Milky Way Farms, founded in the 1930’s by Mars candy mogul, […]

Gatherings Magazine Summer/Fall Edition

I’m so excited and honored to have TWO of my design projects featured in the latest issue of Gatherings Magazine! This is my favorite issue yet (and not just because my work is featured, really!).   Latest Issue of Gatherings Magazine   These two projects couldn’t be more different in style.  The room below is […]

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 […]