Home & Garden

5 Ways to decorate with green

  Every St. Patrick’s Day gives me the opportunity to share my love of green with the world, and today is no exception! Kermit the Frog famously once said “It’s not easy being green”. While that may be true for amphibians, it is definitely not the case in decorating. In fact, in my humble opinion,… Continue reading 5 Ways to decorate with green


Home & Garden · Uncategorized

How to fall back in love with your home

If you have looked at your calendar in the last few days, you will notice we are now in February, the official month of love. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we are making plans for our significant other, thinking of ways we can show them how much they mean to us. On… Continue reading How to fall back in love with your home

Holiday · Home & Garden

How to cozy up your home for the holidays

The cold weather has finally hit California and I am so ready for it! My house, however, is still sporting white slipcovers and brightly colored, summer pillows and accessories. Yes, I know, I decorate for a living, but I generally get my clients’ homes ready for the holidays way before I ever get to mine.… Continue reading How to cozy up your home for the holidays

Home & Garden

7 Tips on How to Style Your Bookshelves

Contrary to the name, bookshelves are more than just a place to store your books, and done right they can add a lot of character and interest to your home.  But done wrong, they can just look like a cluttered, hot mess.  So how do you create interesting, stylish bookshelves without the cluttered, hot mess… Continue reading 7 Tips on How to Style Your Bookshelves

Home & Garden

Online design resources that might surprise you

Shopping is a big part of what I do as an interior designer; I know it’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it.  I spend hours and hours combing through websites and catalogs searching for the perfect pillow, vase, lamp, coffee table, etc., etc., etc.  It’s the little details of a room that… Continue reading Online design resources that might surprise you

Home & Garden · Organization · Uncategorized

Back-to-School Shopping for Adults

As a kid, I always loved this time of year and the thrill of back-to-school shopping.  I couldn’t wait to get that list of supplies for the coming school year and load up on pencils, markers, paper and of course that ever important binder.  The binder set the stage for everything else on the list… Continue reading Back-to-School Shopping for Adults

Home & Garden

Happy National Hammock Day

I love obscure holidays, especially those that foster taking naps in the middle of the afternoon.  So imagine my surprise when I discovered today is National Hammock Day!  Did you know that was even a thing?  I did not, but plan to completely embrace this holiday and everything it stands for.  In honor of this random… Continue reading Happy National Hammock Day