Functional Office Design

Functional Office Design

When designing a home office, think about functionality and design, but also a look that is unexpectedly beautiful.  We are not talking about a typical, stuffy office that you would see in a bank, but rather a space that is cozy, pretty, and can inspire your creative...

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Redecorating, Renovating, New Construction

Redecorating, Renovating, New Construction

If you have any of the above in your plans, think about a well-designed space. What we are seeing in our travels and markets show us that it takes time to layered and to find all the right pieces.  That is what we do for our clients.  We text photos to them of...

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Look Inside at Secrets of Designers

Look Inside at Secrets of Designers

Design isn’t all fun and games.  There is a back side to it.  We received in a huge shipment of art and accessories from our recent Atlanta market trip, so of course, we unboxed all the wonderful accessories, rugs and lighting right away.  That was the fun part! ...

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What is Your Style?

What is Your Style?

Styles come and go, and changes are inevitable.  Gold, for instance, came in on a chariot overnight and replaced what you see in all the magazines with the silver finishes for light fixtures.  I told you last week the same thing happened with gold jewelry.  Poof!  I...

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Fresh Start, Design Market Ideas

Fresh Start, Design Market Ideas

A trip to Atlanta always gets me inspired to change merchandise in the store, change my own home, and to get ideas for our existing clients.  I just completed a five-day trip to Atlanta where I saw high design, antiques, vintage, rugs, artwork, and accessories to name...

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Design Spaces and the Way You Live

Design Spaces and the Way You Live

A house truly speaks to me when I enter it.  People ask me all the time how I come up with the color combinations and how the house should look.  The more time I can spend in a house, the more I start feeling comfortable with decisions on what should be done and the...

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Home Improvements,  As Fate Would Have it

Home Improvements, As Fate Would Have it

When you are contemplating what you want to do for yourself and there is little time, what do you do?  Last year around October, my contractor that does all of our client’s remodel projects told me he could fix the crack in my bathroom floor.  I had shown it to him...

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Casual Living Outdoors

Casual Living Outdoors

My clients are moving toward a trend of having outdoor living that is comfortable and casual.  It sometimes involves a wall of cabinets, grill, and overhang for barstools.  Well planned is as important for this space as it is for your inside space.  Consider the brick...

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Comfortable Interiors

Comfortable Interiors

Window treatments are a favorite subject of ours.  We love the strength they add to a room, which is warm and inviting.  Window treatments frame the window and help to bring the outside in.  Linen fabrics seem to be the most popular, which come in different weights. ...

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