Even though I am experiencing the DORM ROOM DECOR phenomenon vicariously, I am utterly exhausted after witnessing this whirlwind. In my last blog post Decorating the Dream Dorm Room, I asked you to help my design intern choose her decor theme – Pop of … Read More

Decorating the Dream Dorm Room

It’s been a few years since I moved into my college dorm room – although I do feel like it was just yesterday. But with a  college aged intern working for me, I have gotten back in touch with some of … Read More

4th of July Celebration

There is absolutely nothing better than having a day to celebrate with friends and family, kids and adults. For July 4th, we had a day into night party at our home. My daughter, Brynne, pitched in with her patriotic and essential … Read More

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