Re-use, Re-purpose, Re-claim, Re-invent, Re-incarnate

“Invention is the mother of necessity.” It’s a well known phrase that speaks to people being forced to figure things out for themselves. So, maybe a turn on this phrase – “Re-invention is the sister of creativity” would be an … Read More

Take it Outside

With Memorial Day in the rearview mirror and we look forward to the 4th of July weekend, I am planning, dreaming and scheming about outdoor entertaining. I felt way too cooped up this past miserably cold winter and now I … Read More

Off the Wall!!!

With the prodigious output of wallpaper designs, colors and textures, the temptation – as a designer – is not to be limited to using wall coverings just to cover walls. I have been experimenting with many ways to take these … Read More

Looking for the Silver Lining

Silver Lining – An element of hope or a redeeming quality in an otherwise unfortunate situation.

Monday, April 20th, when I heard that the beloved and historic Blithewald mansion was engulfed in flames, I was … Read More

Inspiration to Installation

An invitation to design a room in the prestigious Stately Homes by the Sea Designer Show House in Rumson, NJ is a true honor. Since 2007, an amazing group of volunteers has presented a designer show house to benefit the VNA Health … Read More

Flower Power

Someone somewhere must have known how desperate we would be right about now for the signs of spring. My garden is finally revealing itself after being buried under at least two feet of snow. So, as the winter here in the … Read More