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Is Your Home Beautiful? Does Your Home Make You Happy? (part 2)

Would you describe your home as beautiful? Refined? Charming? Joyful? Beauty is in the eye of the beholder; and studies have shown that gazing at art alone can cause a surge of dopamine in the orbital frontal cortex of the brain. The same affect associated with romantic love. Do the art, textiles, wallpaper, molding, tile, color [...]

2018-01-22T00:07:04+00:00 January 21st, 2018|

Tis The Season… To Decorate! Holiday House Tour 2017

I absolutely love decking the halls and this year was especially fun! With our newly painted house and expanded front porch I felt inspired to bring in fresh decor ideas. We always do two trees inside, one in the front den and the other in our family room. This year I noticed the tree decorations [...]

2017-12-18T02:37:45+00:00 December 18th, 2017|

The Purple Trend, Jump on Board Or Let It Slide By?

Pantone Inc. announced it's 2018 Color of the Year last week, Ultra Violet. I have found that people tend to have strong feelings about purple, so it should be interesting how this introduction is received!   3 things to know about Pantone's Ultra Violet // If you love it, go big. When trying out this [...]

2017-12-14T01:29:32+00:00 December 14th, 2017|

A Detroit Condo Infused with Japanese Style

New project alert! I can't tell you exactly where personal style comes from, but when you've got it flaunt it! One of the best parts of my job is to uncover my clients taste and transform it into 3D. Every design "like" and "dislike" is considered to develop each clients unique space. Because who wants [...]

2017-11-07T02:40:13+00:00 November 7th, 2017|

Our Freshly Painted White House, Before and After!

Renovating a house is no small undertaking! It's a joy, a pain and a strange addiction that I can't fully explain. We are so delighted to have the exterior of our house transformed, it feels so good! Freshly painted from top to bottom just in time for fall, yay! The original color was a lovely [...]

2017-10-30T00:11:50+00:00 October 30th, 2017|

Do Opposite’s Attract? Why Vintage Decor Works in Every Home

If you want to create a home with style and personality there is one sure fire way, incorporate vintage and antique pieces! The word "vintage" conjures up different emotions depending on the person. Everyone interprets "cool" by their own standards and life experiences! I absolutely LOVE incorporating vintage/antique/one-of-a-kind pieces into my design work. No matter [...]

2017-09-24T23:30:57+00:00 September 24th, 2017|

Bedroom Inspiration! Which Palette Do You Love More?

We are working on a complete redesign for a long time client's master bedroom and I am so excited about the design direction! Every project starts with inspiration based on the clients life, travels, personality, fashion loves and color vibe, it is such a fun discovery process! Ultimately we visualize the clients persona in the [...]

2017-08-22T02:16:34+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|
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