Interior Design

Focal point, not focal points

I have recently been working with a couple clients that have newer homes. Newer homes tend to have open floor plans, some … Read more

Here we go again……

Top trends coming at you from one of my favorite sources, As usual, take this with a grain of salt. But … Read more

Design Trends 2021

2020 was a helluva year! I cannot count the ways the events of 2020 impacted our lives. But I am here to … Read more

White is a color!

I used to struggle with white. I loved bold color so much, I found myself steering away from white for years. But … Read more

Bungalow cottage in New Bern, NC

This little house!

This little bungalow was purchased by my sister so it was a labor of love for me. It was already an adorable … Read more


As a designer, I work with many vendors, tradespeople and product lines. Some are great, some not so much. There are a … Read more

Whole House Facelift

To be quite honest, it was a little more than a facelift. This house was flooded and the nicest family bought the … Read more

Challenge Accepted!

I have neighbors across the street who are absolutely intent on not only preserving the integrity of their adorable bungalow but also … Read more

Life Changes

Most of the time my posts are precipitated by a project or client, so is the case with this post. I have … Read more

Furniture Placement and Floorplans

I have been doing a lot of design plans recently. These typically include paint color, flooring, lighting selection, sometimes countertops, cabinets, and … Read more

Draperies and Soft Goods

I like to repurpose so reupholstering furniture is kinda my bag. That does not mean I can do this myself, so having … Read more

Granite Countertops

Renovating kitchens requires that you know a little something about countertops. Here is what I’ve learned over the years…….although laminate has come … Read more