My relationship with blue is not complicated. I love it! It’s associated with two of the earth’s most beautiful natural features: the sky and the ocean, which I find both calming and inspiring *deep exhale as you picture yourself standing on the beach*. Also the color blue ranks consistently as “America’s favorite color”, so it’s…

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Open shelves. So many people love them and so many people are also TOTALLY STRESSED about what to put on them! One of the most common requests from our Design Power Session clients is helping to figure out how to use and decorate open shelves. Whether you have them in your living room, kitchen or…

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Basements (or lower levels, as I like to call them!) are one of the most under-utilized spaces in homes. Whether you’re talking new build or reno, I love designing this space for my clients, because it has endless possibilities and can make your home feel bigger, adding in that guest space/family space/kid space… (and after…

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Ah, the sounds of home: feet pattering, little voices whispering, soft music… oh wait, those aren’t the sounds of my home at all. It’s more like: yelling from room to room, dogs barking, someone shouting way too loud at the latest game of Fortnite, doors slamming, and of course, “mom, mooooommmm”.  If you can relate, you…

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Do you have an open concept home? Whether it’s a remodel or a new build, the “open concept” is still a popular one. Less walls, open kitchens, and more multi-functional spaces. And also… confused homeowners wondering how they heck they furnish spaces like that once they’re finished! If you love wide open spaces (*cue dixie…

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When your life is full, seasonal decorating can seem like a “ain’t nobody got time for that” item on the to-do list. But I promise that just a little effort will go a long way because styling is an essential piece to the finished feel of your home. Without good styling, your home will feel…

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So in all of my “after” kitchen project photos, you see clean, clutter-free kitchen islands with not a sippy cup or mail pile in sight. Can that be real life? Of course it can!  The key here to keeping things looking like an “after” photo is vigilance, no matter what the size or style of…

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So what you fill your mind with is important, yes? I know that you already know that, but don’t we all just need a good reminder every now and then? Well here it is: shut off the news + social media for a minute and plug in to something positive. Listening to a good podcast…

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