The majority of designers would agree that one must-have every room needs is a statement piece. Not only do we love a dramatic touch of flare in rooms, but focal pieces make designing rooms that much easier. Choose a statement piece and simply decorate around it. As simple as this sounds, incorrectly incorporating a statement … Continue reading The 3 Do’s of Accent Pieces
In the season of Spring, it isn't uncommon for us to toss the old and bring in the new. Many of us do this with joy while others cringe at the thought of throwing away objects that cost money. Even though cleaning out old clothes or Post-It notes from our desks is easy to do … Continue reading Spring Isn’t Just for New Flowers
There are very few individuals out there that can say they have never grown tired of the space in which they live. However, if you're one of them, you will be be inspired after this post. Renovations can be quite expensive if you aren't careful and if you don't do enough research. Thankfully, I've done plenty … Continue reading Faux Kitchen Renovations on a Dime
Mid-century modern style sees a lot of sleek, shiny fabrics and textures while transitional style sees a lot of plush, over-sized furniture. Although these are all dearly loved, I'm currently obsessing over the loud fabrics and textures that are appearing everywhere- especially at this past week's High Point Market! Velvet chairs and couches were a plenty, … Continue reading Velvet, Tufts, Channeling, Oh My!
Trends are an obscure concept. What are the new trends? What texture is out? Who creates the upcoming trends? Who determines the newest, most exciting decorating techniques? How do they get this information? Part of understanding this confusion is accepting there is nothing we can do but accept trends as the come and go. With this being … Continue reading Living in the Shadows of Patterns
Yesterday was a big day for me! Yesterday was the day I jumped towards the clouds, towards my dream, and quit my job as a teacher. I am leaving the comfort I know, and I am pursuing my dream of becoming an interior designer. When I first determined this drastic career change is what I … Continue reading Jumping into Unknown Waters