Green Interior Design

Green Interior Design

What is Green Design and Why is it Important? The other day, while scrolling through my Facebook feed I noticed a post made on a local mom’s group I’m a member of.  A mom was asking for mattress recommendations for her child.  Many commenters recommended warehouse...
The Guests Are Coming: 5 Guest Bedroom Essentials You Need to Have

The Guests Are Coming: 5 Guest Bedroom Essentials You Need to Have

I have often jokingly stated that the name of our house should be Hotel California. Ever since we moved here from New Jersey 12 years ago, we have had a steady stream of family members and friends come to visit.  Everyone always tells us how much they’ve enjoyed their...
Video – Lights, Camera, Action!

Video – Lights, Camera, Action!

Did you know that I’m a video star? Haha, no, I’m not really but you can watch my videos where I give you a look at the behind the scenes action of my design studio.   You can find these videos either on my Facebook page, or on my very own YouTube Channel...
5 Ways to Use Oranges in the Home

5 Ways to Use Oranges in the Home

What to do when life gives you oranges… If you live in southern California, you know that the middle of winter is Navel Orange season.  I have one dwarf Navel Orange tree in my backyard and that little tree produces more oranges than we could ever possibly eat.  So,...
Secret Shmecret!

Secret Shmecret!

My Favorite Secret Vendors If you follow me on Instagram then you already know that I tag several of my posts with vendor sources. (And if you don’t already follow me, you should!)  I don’t keep secrets from my clients.  Clients are not hiring me for my...
Too Much Packaging!

Too Much Packaging!

Drowning in Packaging Packaging is one of my pet peeves.  It’s either, too big, too much or impossible to open.  I just don’t understand why a plastic bottle of Advil needs to come in a paper box that’s sealed with a cellophane wrapper.  Or why a...
Love Your Home

Love Your Home

A couple of years ago I received a call from someone who was very unhappy with her house.  She hated being in her home and disliked having any friends over.  At the initial consultation we discussed all the things that were great about the house, like the spectacular...
That’s So Pinterest – ing!

That’s So Pinterest – ing!

It’s the holiday time of year, but, it’s also the color prediction time of year.  This is when all the color experts, (yes, there is such a thing) make their predictions on what the next hot color trends will be.  Both Sherwin-Williams and Benjamin Moore have chosen a...
3 Ways To Warm Up Your Home This Fall.

3 Ways To Warm Up Your Home This Fall.

If you’re like me, you love the fall season. Crisp mornings, beautiful color, what’s not to love! Even in sunny, southern California we’ve been waking up to chilly mornings and having cool temperatures throughout the day. It’s the time of year...