Archive | March, 2011

LIVING WITH LEOPARD PRINT

March 29, 2011

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Here kitty-kitty…Vivacious and primitive, leopard print is nothing new, but it continues to defy traditional patterns found in home furnishings and accessories. The animal itself symbolizes bravery, courage, stealth and strength, and I believe a decorator who uses this pattern also possesses those same qualities. Its connotations range from playful to luxurious, and its attention-grabbing […]

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ROOM SERVICE ATLANTA – FULL STEAM AHEAD

March 28, 2011

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Friday was the second measure day for Room Service Atlanta (RSA) designers and a chance to get first dibs on generous donations from Lewis and Sheron Textiles, The Shade Store, and Dacron who donated pillow forms for all the residence rooms. Here’s Angela making a getaway toting two heavy bolts of fabric. I offered to […]

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LIVING WITH WARM COLORS IN SPRING

March 24, 2011

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A design dilemma of my own prompted my latest article [Rust for All Seasons] for Houzz. I’m looking for accent pillows to transition my titanic rust-hued sofa into spring. Clearly replacing the sofa is not an option, but finding colors that cool the room’s atmosphere sounds like a more realistic plan. I’m looking forward to […]

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SWANKY SWEDISH FLAT PUSHES THE ENVELOPE ON CREATIVITY

March 19, 2011

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Houzz.com readers had mixed reviews on my latest interview with Swedish artist and blogger, Tina Sindahl. Some loved Tina’s ability to create glitz and glamour on a dime, while others couldn’t get with Tina’s style. Personally, I thought her flat was a great of example of her remaining true to her design aesthetic and cleverly […]

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YOU’RE INVITED: STYLISH CONSIGNMENTS CAFE CHAT

March 17, 2011

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The monthly Small Business Chat hosted by Stylish Consignments is being held this Saturday, March 19th. I’m thrilled to have been selected as the Small Business Spotlight for March! I’ll be providing advice on creating a closet you love as well as providing decorating tips that are light on the wallet, but big on style! […]

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PILLOW TALK & COCKTAILS WITH AMERICASMART ATLANTA

March 15, 2011

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Last Saturday, I along with four of Atlanta’s hottest design bloggers, spoke at a AmericasMart’s panel discussion, Pillow Talk and Cocktails. Prior to the seminar, we were each given a pillow form and asked to design a cover based on our inspiration and current design trends. Other discussion included blogging and its benefits for interior […]

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7 WAYS TO EMBRACE YOUR SMALL SPACE

March 12, 2011

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Itty bitty kitchens and bathrooms are hardly thought of as a desirable quality in a home. Personally I believe it has everything to do with perspective. My first place was a mere 365 square feet, but it was mine! The narrow galley kitchen stretched my imagination regarding storage solutions and was super easy to clean. […]

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