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HOW TO TURN YOUR MASTER SUITE INTO A RETREAT

Instead of dreaming of a home away from home, why not make home your favorite place to be? As a self professed homebody, I’m obsessed with comfortable and beautiful living spaces—especially…

MODERN DECORATING WITH ORIENTAL RUGS

Recently my client handed me a stack of oriental rugs that she inherited from her mother. She then challenged me to make them feel fresh in her historic home. The…

HOW TO ACHIEVE MORE WITH LESS

I came across an article from Atlanta Lifestyles and Homes Magazine where they asked local designers for savvy solutions for decorating projects.  One of my favorite questions asked was “How…

The Beginner’s Guide to Mixing Patterns

For a beginner, accent pillows are a great place to start when experimenting with colors, textures, and patterns. Blend contemporary with traditional by using patterns with sophisticated color palettes. Try…
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