The Dorm Room: A Home Away From Home

  When your kids go off to college, they suddenly have a home away from home! A college bound son or daughter experiences many major life changes within a short period of time. With new classes, new friends, a new environment, and a new living space, it is a blessing to help create a safe…

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Housewarming Gifts

With summer in full swing, it is always a delight to get invited to a wedding, barbecue or garden party. The days are long and the evenings are perfect for these sorts of occasions! Bringing a personalized gift is always special. I like to create custom pairings of goodies aligned with the host’s hobbies or interests. When time…

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Let’s Talk About Gold!

Let’s talk about gold… Sometimes the color gold can create an opulent feel, like the Palace of Versailles, but splashes of gold can make things très chic! Here are some gold accent pieces that I enjoy. Williams-Sonoma I love the idea of framing gold!  This Gold Leaf Capiz Shells Print, from Williams-Sonoma, is absolutely beautiful! Pottery Barn This Vince…

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Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Fourth of July! When most people think of this holiday they imagine fireworks, picnics and time spent with family and friends. Being an interior designer, I also think of decor. Here are some adorable independence day decorations that I saw at Roger’s Garden and Pier 1 imports. I hope you feel inspired to create an…

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Creating a Home Office For Smaller Spaces

  I love the midcentury bookshelf! It is so darling. While the aqua bookshelf is a bit much, I do think that it can be beautiful to add subtle pops of color to a room through furniture.    I love the idea of adding fun accent pieces to liven up your home office! The elephant bookends…

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