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

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 · Uncategorized

It’s Not Easy Being Green

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  While you are getting ready for your corned beef and cabbage and green beer, enjoy my roundup of top picks in the green category: Eclectic Bedroom by Los Gatos Interior Designers & Decorators Design Theory Interiors of California, Inc Eclectic Family Room by Beverly Hills Interior Designers & Decorators Tracy Murdock… Continue reading It’s Not Easy Being Green

DIY Projects · Home & Garden

Keep Calm & Drink Wine

For those of you that have been following me for a while, you know that I have an obsession with chalkboard paint.  I have painted everything from serving trays to my daughter’s closet doors.  My favorite chalkboard creation is my wine wall, which I designed and my husband built for me a couple of years… Continue reading Keep Calm & Drink Wine

Home & Garden

Valentine’s Day at The Flower Market

Happy Valentine’s Day!  I am at the flower market this morning picking up some lovely flowers for a wedding I am working on this weekend.  Talk about a busy place to be on Valentine’s Day! My trusty photographer, Lauren Pearce, snapped a few photos to share with you.  I hope you have a beautiful day… Continue reading Valentine’s Day at The Flower Market