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Insider Tips for Hiring an Interior Designer

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Spring is right around the corner and that means it’s time for rejuvenation. The flowers will be blooming, the sun is shining brighter and longer – it’s no wonder that after suffering through the long, dark winter people get the redecorating bug.  We’re desperate to liven up our spaces with a fresh new look.

Are you toying with the idea of hiring a professional interior designer to help revitalize your home but the process feels a little intimidating? I’m sharing my tips for how to go about finding, and hiring, the right designer for you. Read More

Material Guide: Flooring

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? In the “Material Guides” section, I’ll be sharing all options with you and helping to make the selection process a little bit easier.  Read More

Insider Tips for Hiring a Professional Organizer

Messy closet versus organized closet tips for hiring a professional organizer

Getting organized is tricky business. Sure you can clean up the clutter, but it never seems to stay clean, does it? The reason most people can’t stay organized is because they haven’t found a system that works for them.

That’s where a professional organizer comes in. Professional organizers specialize in a wide range of services, from organizing your documents, to de-cluttering your garage, to clearing out your closest. We can even help you organize your time – and who doesn’t need that?

A professional organizer is a great resource for the chronically un-tidy to take advantage of, but how should you go about it? Here are my tops tips for hiring the right professional organizer for you: Read More

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

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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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