All About Design

Spring DIY Centerpieces – What Would Beyonce Do?

Many of you caught our segment on Good Morning Washington today and we thank you so much for the support and feedback!  Our segment was on simple, DIY centerpieces and projects that can be created with items you may already ...
Read More

5 Spring Trends for Interior Design

It looks like spring is finally here to stay!  As we sit here with our fingers crossed hoping we’ve worn our winter coats, boots and sweaters for the last time this season, we look forward to the promise of spring!  ...
Read More

8 Home Offices That Motivate You To Actually Work!

If you are anything like me, you’ve created a beautiful home office only to end up working on the couch or kitchen table, or on the run.  I even redecorated my home office lately, thinking that would motivate me to ...
Read More

Designer Don’ts

In life you will experience a lot of trial an error. Much like interior decorating, certain things are instilled in you and some you discover as you go. I am here to guide you through a few simple mishaps that ...
Read More

CREATIVE USES FOR WALLPAPER

Wallpaper is commonly used to provide texture and depth to a living space, often providing a higher level of interest than traditional paint.  However, there are many other creative uses for wallpaper. Here are ten of my favorite ways to ...
Read More

Currently Crushing – Real Housewives Edition

This blog started off detailing my top five favorite homes from the “Real Housewives” franchise on Bravo TV!  As I started noting pictures to use for the blog, I realized this would be the longest blog ever, and you’d probably never ...
Read More

Currently Crushing – Empire Edition

Empire State of Mind As an occupational hazard, I look at sets and designs for my favorite shows.  I decided to highlight them as a way to combine the things I love.  With the finale of Empire airing this week, ...
Read More

Easy Ways to Upgrade your Bathroom

Bathrooms are the smaller rooms in the house and often are one of the last priorities when it comes to remodeling.  The bathroom is also a room you use daily and should look its best.  There are a few quick ...
Read More

Girlfriend’s Guide to Picking Paint Finishes

One of girlfriends wants to redo her bedroom.  Naturally she calls me, we grab brunch or dinner and fawn over ideas, furniture and paint.  She shows me her top three color swatches for paint.  We narrow it down to one.  ...
Read More

5 Cleanses for the New Year

It’s January.  The gyms are full people working hard to lose weight.  Some just fell off track for the holidays while others, haven’t been on track since well – last January.   This year I didn’t do too bad with ...
Read More

Things I WON’T Do In The New Year

This is the time of year that normally has me doing 325 crunches, taking every plank challenge that pops up on my Instagram feed, increasing the amount I contribute to my twins’ college funds so much that I can’t afford ...
Read More

Christmas Cookies Can Be Healthy

The universe continues to offer us more and more ways to eat healthy.  One diet that is becoming increasingly popular is the Paleo diet.  If you are not familiar with it, I can offer a brief definition.  Is it a ...
Read More

Tips For Exploring High Point Market – High Point, North Carolina

Last week we had the pleasure of attending our first High Point Market in High Point, North Carolina! People have called it the New York Fashion week of furniture and accessories. The beauty and excitement may be the same, but ...
Read More

Pumpkin Spice in Your Life!

They say variety is the spice of life but in the fall in winter that spice is definitely pumpkin!  It’s in everything from lattes and coffee to ravioli and lasagna.  Even during Halloween, the pumpkin has become the glam and ...
Read More

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

I recently completed a “space-lift” for a client’s home.  That is when we simply give the space a fresh updated look with new accent chairs, paint, window treatments and accessories.  It is a small service we offer loyal clients at ...
Read More

Trim Work In Progress

When a client called us, devastated because her entire home had flooded – we could only image her stress level. She was happy to hand over the design reins, and we were happy to help her take on the challenge ...
Read More

Girl’s Guide to Upholstery

Don’t have the budget to buy a new sofa? A great re-ulphostery of your exiting piece is a go-to option. Once you select the perfect fabric for you new vision, you will need to know just how much of that ...
Read More

When Going Green Goes Wrong

We were tasked with selecting house plants for our dear clients’ beautiful foyer. Needless to say for those that know us, this was a challenge. Fine fabrics – we’ve got that covered. Decadent dining decor – in the bag! Stunning ...
Read More

Before & After – Time to Re-Up (Part II)!

If you read Before & After – Time to Re-Up (Part I), then you know how this latest upholstery project started.  If you haven’t, make sure you go catch a glimpse of the beautiful chair(s) we did!  We started with the ...
Read More

Before & After – Time to Re-Up (Part I)!

In mid-July I decided to upgrade my own home. Now of course there was absolutely nothing wrong with it, but I just love the beauty and creativity of the process. I didn’t buy all new furniture. After all, I already ...
Read More

7 Signs You Need to Redecorate

As an Interior Decorator I keep the redecorating itch, even in my own home. I am always finding something prettier, fresher or newer. Sometimes I buy one new piece that somehow justifies acquiring all new accents or items to match ...
Read More

How to Layer Your Nightstand

Want Depth? Here’s your answer! Who said that a nightstand is only for a lamp and your whatnots? Use your nightstand to create dimension by layering items you love. Lamps, Artwork, Jewelry Boxes, Books – all can be artistically displayed ...
Read More

Never Go Wrong With Neutrals

Benjamin Moore is my go-to brand for paint. Their quality paint always applies well, and what you see is what you get. The swatch colors always match up to what goes on the wall. When choosing a neutral paint, decide ...
Read More

4th of July Decor!

Fourth of July weekend is days away and some of us will be hitting the road for a much needed and well deserved vacation! Others will be hosting family and friends for a day of food, fun and fireworks! If ...
Read More

Loading...