GO BIG & GO HOME – Traditional Home Dallas Decorators Showhouse

GO BIG & GO HOME – Traditional Home Dallas Decorators Showhouse

Don’t get me wrong, I love to travel. It’s been an honor to participate in showhouses around the country. Last fall I was designing a room for the Traditional Home Napa Valley Showhouse and last summer, I had the pleasure of contributing to the 2016 Traditional Home Hampton Designer Showhouse. Still, when the ask to […]



Masters of Their Craft: Gracie Studio and Carolina Herrera

Masters of Their Craft: Gracie Studio and Carolina Herrera

What, or rather, who, comes to mind when you think of craftsmanship? The idea of craftsmen and masters of their trades has been on my mind a lot lately. In less than a month I’ll be at Spring Market in High Point—home to some of our country’s first, and finest furniture makers. Just this week, […]



New Year, Do You

New Year, Do You

Just ten days into 2017, you’re probably wondering if you’ll be able to keep your New Year’s resolution. You’re not alone. Even Beyoncé has her days when being a mom, wife, woman, HUMAN BEING, etc. gets in the way of perfection. It’s tempting to want to reinvent ourselves every January. But, what if, instead of [...]


Elle Featured in the 2016 Traditional Home Hampton Designer Showhouse

Elle Featured in the 2016 Traditional Home Hampton Designer Showhouse

The Hampton Designer Showhouse, the showcase for America’s premiere design talent, will open with a Gala Preview Cocktail Party on Saturday, July 23, 2016 and will run until Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2016. Now in its sixteenth year, the Hampton Designer Showhouse will feature 25 top interior designers and decorative artists who will turn a traditional shingle style house into a decorating masterpiece […]



THAT FEELING OF KNOWING…IT CAN’T BE WRONG CAN IT?

THAT FEELING OF KNOWING…IT CAN’T BE WRONG CAN IT?

Saturday Morning  Ummm ok, great! Let’s get started. Got my list, got my catalogues.  I’ll just read up a little and I’ll be fine!  I know what I like, I know what looks good – how hard can it be?! Two Hours And Three Cups Of Coffee Later… Hmm.Right!  So now I choose the floor tile that […]



FABULOUS ROOM FRIDAY

FABULOUS ROOM FRIDAY

Happy Friday!  Here in our studio it has been a long week of multiple project installations so we are definitely excited that its Friday.  We all need reprieve from the hustle and bustle of weekly demands so take a moment to break away with us today.  We chose this room designed by Tom Flynn because it spoke […]



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 […]



WANNA GET AWAY?

WANNA GET AWAY?

Hi there!  This wet and cold weather has me thinking of sand, sun and surf. So, I thought I would take you on a virtual beach trip through the lens of this incredibly talented firm, blackband design. All of their homes having a winning combination that encompasses the laid-back lifestyle of coastal décor. Now, its your turn to escape to the beach and […]



DALLAS MARKET – PART II

DALLAS MARKET – PART II

Hello there!  I didn’t want to miss giving you guys Part II of the Dallas Market. Here are a few lines you should keep in your back pocket when you are thinking about designing your homes. And, as a bonus I wanted to share some great online home décor sites that cater to a budget friendly […]