CALLING ALL BOOK LOVERS

CALLING ALL BOOK LOVERS

I am an avid collector especially of interior and fashion subject matter when it relates to books. There is always another prized edition I must add to my collection that I just can’t wait to purchase.  Don’t you just love the newness of a book – the smell of ink on satin paper, the beautiful pocket sleeve that hides the […]



6 PROVEN DESIGN TIPS

6 PROVEN DESIGN TIPS

Over the years I’ve learned a few proven tips along the way, here are six I want to share that will help you freshen up your home. Playing up its strengths rather than seeing its flaws is a better way to approach decorating a home you love. Here are six tips that can instantly change your perspective. 1. You Only […]



QUOTE OF THE WEEK

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground. – Theodore Roosevelt  



FABULOUS ROOM FRIDAY

FABULOUS ROOM FRIDAY

I discovered this room by Chris Little & Joe Little in Veranda recently. The vision of designer and client to go ALL white was unexpected since so many of the rooms we see are filled with color. But, its also apparent the design was more about celebrating the gorgeous view beyond the French doors allowing […]



Dallas Market – Part I

Dallas Market – Part I

Good morning, I hope you are having an amazing week! I am excited to share with you what we spotted last week at Dallas Market. There was a great deal of indigo and mixed metals, nothing surprising since my last trend report at the beginning of January.  The new introductions of indigo were well received, which was a huge improvement […]



WHAT’S IN, WHAT’S OUT FOR 2015

WHAT’S IN, WHAT’S OUT FOR 2015

While you’re settling into 2015, and deciding to redecorate, build or remodel its important to know what’s trending in interior design. Today, I’m going to help you be ahead of the curve so you can look like an expert. WHAT’S OUT… CHEVRON PRINTS It’s time to be done with the zigzag! As all things military it can […]



GIFT GUIDE – FOR THE DECOR-OBSESSED

GIFT GUIDE – FOR THE DECOR-OBSESSED

Like me, chances are you are always looking for fun and new gift ideas. As a designer, I always have my eye out for home accessories that are new, fresh and interesting. So, I’ve put together great gift ideas that will make your shopping for the home enthusiast a lot more fun and maybe you’ll find a little […]



DESIGN TIPS: DIY STORAGE SOLUTIONS

DESIGN TIPS: DIY STORAGE SOLUTIONS

Are you just starting out on your own? Or have an office you want to revamp but don’t have a pile of cash to design your dream space?  Well, you are not alone! Today, I want to share a few storage solutions that you can DIY to give your space the needed storage you crave and […]



FABULOUS HOME FRIDAY: THE CLEAR BLUE MONTANA SKY

FABULOUS HOME FRIDAY: THE CLEAR BLUE MONTANA SKY

Since I just finished reading Markham Roberts newly released design book; I was inspired to write today’s post on the Montana Lodge he designed.  I encourage you to buy his new book, its full of wonderful surprise with beautiful compositions to keep you entertained for hours. (Book cover below) Although this home is rustic and filled with organic […]



DESIGN FILES: WHAT IS YOUR STYLE?

DESIGN FILES: WHAT IS YOUR STYLE?

Robert A.M. Stern via Architectural Digest Are you always trying to figure out your perfect signature style?  Are you constantly confused as to what fits you most and what looks best in your home?  I just purchased a home and have been in the process of planning what I want the interiors to look like.  You […]