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Real or Fake Plants? Tips for Getting the Best Look with Fake Greenery

Real or Fake? Tips for Getting the Best Look with Fake Greenery Many people I know have strong feelings about real verses fake plants in the house. No one likes a fake plant that looks like plastic, yuck! Research shows plants in our home make us feel better, but what if you have a black [...]

December 23rd, 2016|

What’s Hot, What’s Not? Kitchen Bar Stools and Lighting

What's Hot, What's Not? Kitchen Bar Stools and Lighting   At the beginning of every project I have a meeting with my client and we play "What's Hot, what's not?". This is basically a time for us to go through inspiration images and get to the bottom of what their personal style is for the [...]

December 18th, 2016|

Your Home by Design: Pro Tips for Fresh and Natural Holiday Decor

Your Home by Design: Pro Tips for Fresh and Natural Holiday Decor On the second Monday of every month I have a segment on the Shelley Irwin morning show called Your Home by Design, where we talk about design tips and trends. This month our guest was Elizabeth Schenk from Posh Petals! I have been [...]

December 17th, 2016|

Before and After: From Storage Room to Home Office

Before and After: From Storage Room to Home Office I love transforming really difficult spaces. It's almost as if the harder the design problem the more fun it is, because I know the result will be so satisfying! Some renovations  are challenging because you don't know exactly what you will find when the contractor starts [...]

December 13th, 2016|

Health and Home: Design Your House to Keep Depression at Bay

Health and Home: Design Your House to Keep Depression at Bay I know from working with clients that the design of a home has a profound effect on how they feel from the inside out. Supporting healthy habits with intentional design choices is a passion of mine! I love helping people live their best life [...]

December 8th, 2016|

Fitzgerald Condo in the Grand Rapids Press + 3 Design Tips for Upholstered Headboards

Fitzgerald Condo in the Grand Rapids Press + 3 Design Tips for Upholstered Headboards I am so excited to share that a favorite client of mine had her home published in the Grand Rapids Press last week. This project was such a joy to design! My lovely client had the best approach to the process [...]

December 4th, 2016|

Rockford Renovation: Kitchen Before + After

Rockford Renovation: Kitchen Before + After I love working on kitchens because I love to cook! If a kitchen is ugly and does not have enough storage or counter space it can be stressful. Always having to compensate for a poor design gets really old. I have lived through kitchen renovations and I know they [...]

November 16th, 2016|

Timeless Design Tips for Fall + The WGVU Morning Show with Shelley Irwin

Timeless Design Tips for Fall + The WGVU Morning Show with Shelley Irwin I recently started a new design segment on the WGVU Morning Show with Shelley Irwin called “Your Home by Design”. Once a month Shelley and I will discuss  a specific design topic and bring on guests. Shelley is on the radio five days a week with segments on business,  food and wellness, personal style, and more. A couple months ago I was on Ask the Expert with Shelley talking design and it was really fun! […]

November 14th, 2016|

Health and Home: Art could be the cure

Health and Home: Art could be the cure Have you been repulsed by a piece of art? Or so in love with a piece it puts you in a trance that makes you feel at ease? Original art is full of beauty, soul, texture and emotion, and often we either love it or hate it. [...]

November 9th, 2016|
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