FABULOUS HOME FRIDAY: A GENTLEMAN’S RETREAT

FABULOUS HOME FRIDAY: A GENTLEMAN’S RETREAT

A designer sees the world in beauty, form and function. This is the greatest benefit of working with a designer, they envision what can be not what isn’t there. This is very evident in the space that Christopher Burns created for his client. As a designer, Christopher speaking of design, “is inspired by projects that […]



MONDAY LOVE

MONDAY LOVE

Back from a great weekend with the family refusing to have a case of the Mondays; I wanted to bring some love your way. Here are a few of old and new loves that uplift my mood, hope you love them too!  1. HAPPY MENOCAL Happy has been a favorite artist of mine since I discovered her work […]



FABULOUS HOME FRIDAY: CHARLOTTE MOSS’ SUMMER RETREAT

FABULOUS HOME FRIDAY: CHARLOTTE MOSS’ SUMMER RETREAT

Charlotte Moss is more than an interior designer with a thriving business, licensed collections from fabric to art, sought-after speaker and author of eight design books, her most recent book, A Visual Life. With all her success comes  generosity, she is an active philanthropist and views giving back as a commonality her clients have to share. […]



Design Solutions: Mixing and Matching Patterns

Design Solutions: Mixing and Matching Patterns

Mixing and matching patterns can be somewhat intimidating but today I want to remove your apprehension to show you an easy way to incorporate pattern in your rooms. If you follow these steps you will find the process of working with patterns is a lot of fun. START WITH A NEUTRAL BASE Always begin with […]



FABULOUS HOME FRIDAY: STEP INSIDE CHERYL SKOOG TAGUE’S FRENCH COUNTRYSIDE

FABULOUS HOME FRIDAY: STEP INSIDE CHERYL SKOOG TAGUE’S FRENCH COUNTRYSIDE

As a Designer, I love the story of a home just as much as the interiors. So, I couldn’t help but share with you the details of Cheryl Skoog Tague’s home. In her own words, Cheryl shares her passion for building this home, like it was her last and only love she had to give into a home. It […]



TUESDAY MUSINGS: LABOR DAY

TUESDAY MUSINGS: LABOR DAY

In the midst of browsing coastal Pinterest boards; I couldn’t help to think of Labor Day…our unofficial end to Summer. Although most of us are gearing up for fall; I’m still hanging onto to summer not just because its my favorite time of year. But, that the lazy days of no schedules, hanging out with my […]



Top 5 Truths About Interior Designers

Top 5 Truths About Interior Designers

Approaching this subject can be controversial but I think its important to remove the tension that can surround designer/client relationships. There are often preconceived notions about designers and clients but the truth is that every story has two sides and not all designers/clients are the same. When a client and designer enter into an agreement with one […]



Friday Inspiration

Friday Inspiration

 I have a true love for preppy aesthetics where use of classic color palettes and graphic patterns are celebrated. So, I couldn’t help but share this AD feature on Tory Burch’s Manhattan office. Tory Burch with her designer Daniel Romualdez collaborated on her headquarters, just as they have on her homes and more than 120 boutiques […]



Top 5 Renovation Mistakes

Top 5 Renovation Mistakes

As a designer who faces renovations with my clients; the process of having a design plan prior to construction is critical. There is no such thing as over planning when it comes to remodeling but not planning at all will cost you. The best advice I can give to anyone considering remodeling is, be prepared that you are 100% […]



Design Solutions: Kitchen Banquettes

Design Solutions: Kitchen Banquettes

A banquette is a smart way to add function and beautiful design in your kitchen. It is a chameleon that can serve as a space for casual dining, kid’s crafts, homework or a morning spot to read your newspaper and enjoy a hot cup of coffee. Currently, I am designing a kitchen for my client that has two little girls who […]