HOW TO ACHIEVE A CLASSICALLY STYLED, FAMILY-FRIENDLY HOME

One of the secrets to creating a classically-styled, family friendly home is the ability to mix the old with the new. I’m constantly gathering and creating examples to show clients—especially those who live in historic homes—how to achieve this look. I also love…
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5 SURE FIRE WAYS TO MOTIVATE YOUR HUSBAND TO REDECORATE

If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach then we should discuss savory recipes that’ll motivate him to redecorate— and possibly make a few other household repairs. Think about his favorite meal cooking with just minutes left on the timer,…
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EXPERT ADVICE FROM A PRESCHOOLER ABOUT FURNITURE PLACEMENT

Between chatting with the person next in line at the grocery store, to making new friends at the playground, and seemingly mistaking your friends as their houseguests, it’s no surprise that preschoolers know a thing or two about being social. According to science,…
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO CREATE AN AUTHENTIC HOME

As a design professional, it is my job to know what’s hot in home decor. As a result, I’m flooded DAILY with emails, texts, and mailings reporting to me the latest trends. These pitches and advertisements are often styled so well that I…
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10 THINGS EVERY DESIGN ASSISTANT SHOULD KNOW

The best way to gain experience and knowledge in an industry is becoming an assistant to one of the best in that industry. Being an assistant means you are someone’s right hand man / go to girl. Although it may…
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