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The Creative Mix of Fashion and Interior Design + The WGVU Morning Show with Shelley Irwin

This week fashion designer Shannon Williams of Sunrise Studios and I sat down with Shelley Irwin and talked about the crossover of fashion and interior design, oh how we love the mix! Shelley asked us great questions on starting a makeover in your home or wardrobe, and creating your own personal look. Once we get started [...]

2017-05-26T18:02:53+00:00 January 12th, 2017|

Pantone Color of the Year: Greenery + Shop My Favorite Shade of Green

Every year The Pantone Color Institute selects one color to symbolize the theme in color for the upcoming year. Pantone is the leader in color trend forecasting and research. For 2017 Pantone announced Greenery as the new "it" color. I have to admit the first time I saw this color I was apprehensive. It felt [...]

2017-05-26T18:01:22+00:00 January 10th, 2017|

Happy 2017!!

If I could pick one phrase to explain 2016 this would be it. From health issues we could have never predicted to changes in schedules and getting a new dog, our life has been all over the place this year! I know for sure that I am grateful for how God has carried us through. [...]

2017-05-26T18:00:54+00:00 January 5th, 2017|

Real or Fake Plants? 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 thumb or travel a lot? Don't miss out on the psychological benefits [...]

2017-05-26T17:59:57+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|

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 new project. It can be really fun because everyone reacts [...]

2017-06-07T14:35:24+00:00 December 18th, 2016|

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 following Elizabeth since she had her first shop in Cheshire, I loved [...]

2017-05-26T17:56:45+00:00 December 17th, 2016|

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 opening up walls, or the existing architecture is beautiful [...]

2017-05-26T17:56:03+00:00 December 13th, 2016|

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 in a home they love. If you struggle with depression or [...]

2017-05-26T17:55:21+00:00 December 8th, 2016|
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