By Design: From ‘Early Cottonwood’ to ‘Elegant Beach Cottage’

Redesign is the service of creating dramatic room makeovers, utilizing the client’s existing furnishings, art and accessories. I had the pleasure of being hired to redesign friends’ Canda and Don William’s lovely beach-inspired home. Canda was gracious enough to share… Continue Reading


By Design: For Better or Worse (or Moose Head)

The adage “opposites attract” never rings as true as when I’m on a design job that involves working with a couple. From my design viewpoint, I can appreciate each person’s design differences. The mix of tastes and preferences adds flair… Continue Reading


By Design: Different Decorating Styles, Happily Ever After

Valentine’s Day, come and gone, until next February. I appreciate Valentine’s Day as a time to celebrate all those we adore, but we all know that it’s widely accepted as a ‘holiday of love’ for couples. As an artist and… Continue Reading


Deck the Halls…and Doors…and Kitchen…and Mantel…

Some people take great satisfaction and comfort  in deliberate attention to the sameness of their holiday decor year after year, others find it gratifying  to introduce new decor each year, while many like to mix the old with the new. Either way,… Continue Reading