A common challenge I hear from my clients is the dreaded task of accessorizing their open shelves. Beautifu open l built-ins in a living room seemed like a delightful feature at first, until the time approaches to style them out, and then forget it! Where do you start? How do you know you’ve gotten it right? I’ve had a lot of practice with accessorizing shelves, and found a few basic guidelines that will aide the process a bit.Read More
Mixing metals throughout your home (specifically in kitchens and baths) is not a new concept in 2019, but I still meet with clients all the time that love the mixed metal look, but are afraid to pull it off in their own homes.
I think a lot of us are still scarred from the bright yellow brass of the 80’s and 90’s - those were some hard design times. So, for many years, designers and homeowners stuck with 1 singular finish and called it a day: “My Entire Home will have Chrome Fixtures.” The End. There is nothing wrong with having a single finish throughout, but I think I can convince you through the photos below, that mixing metal finishes adds a layer of depth, warmth, and charm to your interior. Let’s take a look.Read More
I’m super excited to share this how-to with you this week, because honestly, I think I may have discovered a DIY home project that is BARELY documented online! The result of this DIY project turned out amazing, and easy enough that truly anyone can pull it off. So let me tell you how it came to be…Read More
I have a fun story to share with you all this week - another before and after! I completed this furnishings project earlier this year, and it is one of my favorites to date. These clients are young and fashionable, and wanted a family room to really tie together their BEAUTIFUL newly purchased home in the Houston Heights. Keep in mind as you scroll through these photos - we did absolutely nothing to the existing shell of the room! Paint color stayed the same, and no changes to the millwork or built-ins. We did however, change the decorative lighting and added woven wood shades to all of the windows. It just goes to show that new furnishings can absolutely transform a room!Read More
A kitchen renovation is a monumental project….with hundreds of decisions and materials and gadgets to consider, storage is one element that cannot be overlooked. The internet if full of cool ideas on how to store kitchen stuff in really clever ways. These are my 5 favorite kitchen storage hacks, that I plan to put in place for my own upcoming kitchen remodel!Read More
They might seems like a small, insignificant detail, but sofa throw pillows are one of my favorite parts of any design project and can make a huge impact. You probably love the look of a well assembled grouping of throw pillows, but have struggled to bring the right elements together to create the look in your own home.
I’ve put together a few simple formulas to help you create beautiful combinations of throw pillows that will elevate your living room in a flash.Read More