Huemor me ~ decorating with green

April 10, 2014
Huemor me ~ decorating with green

Spring is finally here…well, at least on the calendar! I’m still waiting for the April showers to bring green grass and more flowers, but in the meanwhile I’ll dream about green interiors. That’s normal, right? When I think about spring I think about freshness, light and color (well, I always think about color…). Green is […]

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Creating an environmentally friendly home office

April 8, 2014
Creating an environmentally friendly home office

So many people are working from home these days. Whether you run your own business out of your home office, stay home to run your household or telecommute for a company, you can benefit from these tips for making your office more environmentally friendly. These practical, green tips are timely as spring, our greenest season, […]

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Fabulous front door colors & tips

March 31, 2014
Fabulous front door colors & tips

Spring likely has you turning our decorating efforts to the exterior of your home. One surefire way to update your curb appeal is by painting your front door. It’s an easy way to enhance your home’s architecture, garden and show off a bit of your personality! My front doors are a deep, oxblood red (deep, […]

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Purchasing provides peace of mind

March 19, 2014
Purchasing provides peace of mind

When most people think about interior design they think about how much fun it must be to select colors, fabrics, tiles and window treatments day after day. The truth is that making rooms pretty is an enjoyable and creative part of an interior design project, but it’s only a small part of an overall project. […]

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Welcome mats to make you smile!

March 17, 2014
Welcome mats to make you smile!

I was just invited to design a pink ribbon welcome mat for Carpet One Floor & Home to benefit breast cancer research and treatment. I’m excited and honored to take on this project. The initial design is due in 1 month so I am looking everywhere for creative inspiration for my design. I love this […]

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Last 3 renovation prep steps

March 14, 2014
Last 3 renovation prep steps

Last week I wrote about the first 3 steps for any renovation project. Now I owe you the last 3 steps in preparing for any renovation project. These steps will help you lay the ground work for a successful renovation before anyone lifts a hammer! 4. Ask & listen Talk to your friends who have […]

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Phases of the interior design process

March 5, 2014
Phases of the interior design process

One of the main questions I am asked by potential clients during our initial conversation is “how long will it take for you to design my room?” Timing, as they say, is everything! Once a client and I decide to work together the design process begins and a schedule is be established. Here’s a brief […]

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First 3 steps for your next renovation

March 4, 2014
First 3 steps for your next renovation

If you’re considering taking on a home renovation this year and you want it complete in 2014 now is the time to begin planning, interviewing professionals and organizing your budget. But where do you begin? I have 9 steps to preparing for a renovation. I’ll start with the first three here and provide you with […]

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Fabulous purple color pairings

February 25, 2014
Fabulous purple color pairings

Purple has long been my favorite (or one of my very favorite) colors. It’s vibrant and versatile and offers so many options with its various shades. If you branch out from purple a bit you have plum, which is sophisticated and lavender, which is soothing. I wanted to share some great color pairings to inspire […]

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Q&A with decorative paint artist

February 20, 2014
Q&A with decorative paint artist

I’m on a roll with design topics on walls this month. This blog post is a throw back from Oct. 2009 (almost 4.5 years ago!), but is a great bit of information on how a professional decorative painter can enhance your walls, your room and your home. Dee Cunningham, decorative artist & owner of Deelite […]

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