10 years ago I graduated with my degree in interior design. I was ready to hit the ground running and get my career started. Along the way, health issues constantly derailed me, but I never lost my passion for design. Here’s my story: a decade in design and the bumpy road that led me to starting KM Home Interiors. Read More
This month’s Design Style Guide focuses on Nautical style. Easily recognizable, but not easy to pull off as it can quickly go from chic to tacky if you go overboard. I’ll break down this classic style so you can achieve that breezy summer cottage vibe. Read More
Have you ever been in a room and thought “I wish I could have this for my own home”? It happens to me all of the time! I’m constantly finding design inspiration everywhere I go. From a fabric pattern on a dress, to the sleek lines of a contemporary building, I always find myself daydreaming about how I can incorporate different looks into my space.
A recent stay at the boutique Library Hotel in New York had me swooning so hard. Their lounge was everything I wanted for my balcony back home. Here’s how I was able to take inspiration from the Writer’s Den and turn it into my own personal urban garden oasis. Read More
Has your house been on the market way too long and you just can’t stand the thought of yet another open house? What gives? Why isn’t your home selling? Realtors will tell you the key to selling fast is a properly staged home.
Home staging is designed to make the home appeal to as many people as possible so that it sells fast and for the best price. You can hire a professional like me to get your home open house ready, or you can follow my 5 tips to make your next open house your last. Read More
It’s always good to be prepared when hiring a professional, in any industry. That’s why I’ve shared my tips on hiring an interior designer. But I also see a lot of confusion among clients surrounding some of the terms interior designers use. It’s helpful to know what these terms mean prior to embarking on a design project – the more you know, the more smoothly the process will go.
For the first installment of Defining Design Terms, I’m covering “boards”. You hear the terms vision boards, mood boards, concept boards, material boards… clearly interior designers love boards! But what does each one mean? Read More
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 tips for hiring the right professional organizer for your individual needs: Read More
This month’s Design Style Guide focuses on what is arguably the hardest style to pull off, yet it has the biggest impact when done right. Eclectic should only be tackled by the bravest of decorators – here’s my guide for those who are feeling adventurous! Read More