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Design 101: A Quick Guide to the Most Popular Interior Design Styles

One of the things my clients struggle with most is putting a name to their personal design style. Why does this matter? Having a clear vision of your personal style before beginning a project will result in a smoother process. It’s easier to Google “Farmhouse Chic kitchen” and get inspiration instantly rather than having to scroll through thousands of generic “kitchen inspiration” photos.

Every month I’ll be delving deeper into each design style to bring you a comprehensive guide including details about furniture, patterns, colors, and where to shop to get the look you want.  Read More

Seasonal Style Guide: Spotting Spring Trends

It may not feel like it here in the Northeast, but Spring arrived yesterday! Crazy, I know. One of my favorite ways to usher in a new season is with giving my home some new pops of color and seasonal style. It really brightens up a space and can trick your brain into thinking Spring truly is here! Read More

Material Guide: Wall Coverings

Next up in the Material Guide series, I’m talking all about wall coverings. There are so many options beyond paint and each gives your room a different feel. From classic wallpaper to bohemian woven grass, I’m breaking down each type of wall covering, their durability, care, cost, and best areas to use them. Read More

Design Style Guide: Art Deco

This month’s Design Style Guide takes a look at the classic style of Art Deco. From The Great Gatsby and flappers to the colorful buildings of Miami, this style was all the rage in the 1920’s and it’s still beloved by designers for its glamor and artistic flamboyance.
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Material Guide: Lighting

The right lighting can make or break a room. It doesn’t matter how well designed a space is, without proper lighting, the room will fail to make the desired impact. So how do you make sure your lighting is on point? The key is knowing the types of lighting, styles, and how to use them. Read More

Women Crush Wednesday

Love is in the air! No I’m not talking about Valentine’s Day. I’m talking about Galentine’s Day – the day when we take time to celebrate the awesome women in our lives. Thanks to Leslie Knope, February 13th has become a day to cheers our fave females and I’m using this week’s blog post to do just that! Here are three amazing ladies who inspire me: Read More

Design Style Guide: Brutalism

This month’s Design Style Guide is taking you somewhere totally different. Brutalism isn’t most people’s go-to look for their home. However this much maligned style is seeing a resurgence in the design world and new wave Brutalism is showing the world that concrete can be cozy. Read More

Getting Organized: Revisit Your Resolutions

The first month of 2018 flew by! February is here and now that we are four weeks into the New Year, it’s a great time to look back at those resolutions and make sure we are still on track (or get back on track for those of us that got distracted!) Read More

Design Trends: 2018 Colors of the Year

Every year, Pantone and all the major paint brands release their “Color of the Year”. Each one is carefully considered and helps direct the home design trends we will see in the coming months. But it’s one thing to know what the Color of the Year is, it’s another thing to be able to incorporate it into your home. Here is my breakdown of the Color of the Year from the top color trend predictors and how you can use it to spruce up your space. Read More

Material Guide: Flooring

Starting this year, I’m launching a new segment on the blog: Material Guides. Picking the right materials for your space can be a challenge. There are so many decisions to make! Real wood or laminate? Paint or wallpaper? Stone counters or solid surface? I’ll be covering different materials throughout the year, sharing all options with you and helping to make the selection process a little bit easier. I’m kicking things off this month by talking about flooring. Read on for all the details: Read More