A House Divided: Light Colors vs. Dark Colors

  Do black walls make you cringe or sing? For some people, black walls embody sophistication and glamour. For others, black walls make them want to run for the hills. When it comes to design, neither group is right or … Continued

Design Project Sneak Peek: Transitional Dining Room Makeover

  The problem with safe is that it almost never gets you WOW. – Karina Jones   One of my favorite things about interior design is that I get to work on projects that have a beginning and an end. … Continued

High Point Market 2017: Discovering the Latest Trends

    Exhaustion doesn’t even begin to cover how I feel after attending High Point Market 2017. Between running from one showroom to the next, meeting fellow interior designers and attending informative workshops, I am physically beat. High Point Market … Continued

Stools for Your Kitchen: Backless vs. Back Bar Stools

    Kitchen islands or peninsulas are like magnets when guests come over. If your home is anything like ours, most of your friends and family congregate around the kitchen island. If that’s the case, stools are definitely going to … Continued

Cyber-Shopping: 5 Interior Design Items You Should Never Buy Online

      Cyber-shopping is probably one of the greatest inventions ever. We can pretty much buy anything at the touch of a button – groceries, Christmas gifts or e-cards when we’ve forgotten an important birthday. But that doesn’t mean … Continued

Are You Living at Home or In a Museum?

  We can all recall that one room in the house that we weren’t allowed to go into as children – you know the one that resembled a period room at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. That forbidden room was … Continued

3 Tips for Working with an Interior Designer

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  For many of us, the month of January is dedicated to starting anew – getting organized, getting a new business venture off the ground, working out more and updating our homes. When it comes to updating your home, you will … Continued

When It Comes to Interior Design, Change is Good

  When it comes to the world of interior design, change can be a good thing. I’m not talking about keeping up with the latest trends either. I’m more concerned about the assessment of our own homes and how they function. … Continued

Sectional Sofas: A Forgotten Option

If you prefer a living area that feels comfortable, lived in, casual and inviting, a sectional can be the perfect solution for your home. Most people have a love/hate relationship with sectionals – they either love them or they hate … Continued

Slipper Chairs: Why I Love Them

Slipper chairs, which are armless and low to the ground, have been a lifesaver for me when designing compact spaces. Traditionally, slipper chairs tend to be found in bedroom settings, but these chairs have made their way into living rooms … Continued

Colors Vs. Neutrals: Which Side of the Fence Are You On?

In interior design, there is no color that is inherently right or wrong. Even a strong color like black can look beautiful in the right dose and in the right setting. Most often, things go wrong when you are attempting … Continued

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