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 […]



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 […]



5 Writing Desks With Staying Power

5 Writing Desks With Staying Power

Maybe its because I’m a classicist at heart or maybe its because writing desks take me back to an era of romance where putting a pen to paper was an art form–but could there be anything more lovely than a stately writing desk in your office? Today, our modes of communication are hurried and robust that it […]



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 […]



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 […]



THE HOLIDAYS ARE COMING – GET READY WITH ELLE

THE HOLIDAYS ARE COMING – GET READY WITH ELLE

We all know the chaos of getting ready for the holidays…decorating, parties, out of town visitors, cooking. Honestly, you know the list can go on forever! But, lets put the stress on the backburner for now.  I hope to help make this year one of good cheer and tidings with a little preparation for you my dear reader.  In the coming […]



B by Brandie – Interview with Brandie Gehan

I met and discovered Brandie Gehan recently at the Dallas Market – Sneak Peek. During market a favorite spot of mine is the Temporaries; the two mile trek usually pays off.  And, this time didn’t disappoint. As I came around the corner, there was B by Brandie a young spirited tabletop line that matched the creative […]