How to Design With: Painted Terra Cotta Tile
This is the very first article in what I hope will be an informative and enjoyable series of posts, which will be published about once a month. With each article, I’ll explore ‘How to Design With” a specific type of material, finish, furnishing, or accessory for your home. I’ll be sure to include my thoughts…Read More
“Just Trust Me”: Thoughts on the Client-Designer Relationship
Fair warning – I’m about to dive into some controversial waters here. And they are shallow. I’m not in the deep end. [Note to self: Watch A Star is Born again on Netflix…]. I’m including some random, pretty pictures (detail shots from my portfolio) to keep your attention, and to hopefully keep you from getting…Read More
One Room Challenge Week 6: Big Boy ‘American Evolution’ Bedroom REVEAL!
Welcome to the big reveal of the Fall 2018 One Room Challenge! The one I swore I wasn’t doing. No way, no how. Not a chance. And yet somehow, here I am unveiling to you what I think is a pretty great transformation. I was tardy to the party, starting right before the ‘Week 2’…Read More
Big Boy Bedroom Transition from the Archives!
My latest One Room Challenge project is now ‘in the can,’ so to speak. Eamon’s big boy bedroom is complete, and he is now sleeping in it! It is such a relief to have finished it. We photographed it on Friday of last week, and I revealed it to him that morning (he slept in the…Read More
One Room Challenge Week 1: American Evolution
Surprise! I just decided to jump into the fall 2018 One Room Challenge as a guest participant. Like, literally about an hour and a half ago. This will be my sixth (!) rodeo, and I truly had no intention of doing this due to being short-staffed with a crazy workload. I believe I’m close to…Read More
Room Reveal: Fresh Victorian Master Bedroom
I recently surveyed my followers on Instagram, and boy did I learn a lot! One of the major themes was that lots of you are still reading blogs. Well, maybe all of you since you are here – ha! Although it seems like people are spending more time on Instagram, I’m hearing that many still like the…Read More
Project Reveal: Happy Place (Part I)
Well, hello! I won’t go into all the reasons why it has been MONTHS since I’ve blogged (I’m sure you can guess a few of them…), I’ll only say I have missed it and I hope I can figure out a way to get back on a regular publishing schedule here. The reason I am…Read More
One Room Challenge Week 6: Bold Serene Bedroom REVEAL!
Note: Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission. Today is a big day. Today, twenty designers and design bloggers across North America are breathing a huge sigh of relief (and, if…Read More
One Room Challenge Week 5: Bold Serene Bedroom
Welcome to Week 5 of the One Room Challenge! The penultimate post. I’ve just transformed (OMG – past tense!) a dear client’s master bedroom into a peaceful oasis of coziness, with a little bit of ‘wow,’ while documenting it here on my blog over the course of six weeks, with the big reveal happening next…Read More
One Room Challenge Week 4: Bold Serene Bedroom
It’s Week 4 of the One Room Challenge – and it’s been a doozy so far. Before I get into it – here is the scoop, if you’re coming in cold. I’m in the throes of transforming a dear client’s master bedroom into a peaceful oasis of coziness, with a little bit of ‘wow,’ in just…Read More