Streetside Rescue of a Mid-Century Table

Some people have a soft spot for animals, taking in a stray, caring for the needs of a pet… I am a sucker for a cute face and my heart goes out to furry friends in need. Here is a secret, I am the same way with old furniture. Someone once loved these pieces,...

The Search for Style….

Everyone has a style. It is unique to each of us.  Some are able to never give it a second thought, their style comes out crystal clear and expressive. Those are the styles that come from within, the ones that can not be duplicated. Others struggle with their own...

DESIGNER OR CONTRACTOR?

As an Interior Designer, I understand the basics of construction, enough to know how to communicate with and understand the technical aspects of the construction trade. Consulting with a contractor allows me to design within the contractors skill and efficiency, it is...

Color Stories and Language of Intent

Yes, colors are a language. Every color, shade, tint, hue and variation is a specific frequency of light. That light changes with its surroundings and other variables. The context in which color is experienced is influenced and subjective.   For me, color...

Draperies In the Woods

Drapery design is one of my favorite past times. Having been in the industry for most of my working career… thinking outside the box is something that keeps me interested. An appreciation for the classics is also key. There is so much to learn from the tried and true....