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How to decorated a chic kid friendly living room for kids and adults

I was so excited when my neighbors told me that they needed my help updating their formal living room into a kid friend living room. Dirk, an architect and Renee, a teacher craved a room reflecting how their lives have changed after having their daughter Harper. Before: Beige, Boring and Bland The large open sunken […] Read more…

Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Heart Memo Board Tutorial

My daughter Chloe isn’t really a chocolate/candy kind of teen so every year when Valentine’s Day comes around I try to think of something creative to do for her. Like every other teen. she asks for gifts cards (and scratch off lottery tickets) but putting them in a card just wasn’t good enough for me so I […] Read more…

Create an Inspiring Teen Boho Chic Bedroom Makeover

Out with the pink daisies and in with the icey gray walls and amazing colorful Mara Hoffman quilt from Anthropologie. 10 years ago I had painted Isabele’s bedroom with pink walls and oversized multi colored daisies. So when her parents called me for a room makeover I was happy to help and eager to see […] Read more…

Melamine Madness: Fall in Love with non breakable colorful dinnerware

Trend Spotting Every January I look forward to attending the Atlanta Gift show, a marketplace where the world’s leading manufacturers and artisan showcase their new and upcoming home and gifts, accessories and furnishings that we all will see in the following year. I am always amazed at the creativity that can flow from these showrooms. This year […] Read more…

40, Fabulous and a Fresh: Decorating a Neutral Home!

I am so excited tis hare how you can transform your builder spec home into a stunning neutral home that is anything but cookie cutter. My client Stacey, her husband Tom and their two children live in a builder spec home built in the 70’s but it is anything but ordinary. Stacey has a wonderful ability […] Read more…

My Sentimental Christmas: Cherishing old traditions and welcoming new

The day after Thanksgiving I always dread taking up all the decorations from the basement but once I open that first bin it all gets exciting. For me, Christmas brings back so many memories. Christmas 2014 was no different. NYC at Christmastime I did however mix it up and went to NYC for the first time during the Holiday […] Read more…

Gift Ideas: Teacher’s Pet Starburst Mirror Using No. 2 Pencils

How to Make a Starburst Mirror Nothing quite says “Thank you for being the best teacher” like a handmade no. 2 pencil starburst mirror. Well end of the school year is rapidly approaching and we all scramble to find the perfect gift for our favorite teachers. Time to think outside the box for a creative unique […] Read more…

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