Most people’s homes are not fully reflective of a particular era unless they are a design purist who is fully committed to one design aesthetic. The majority of us have a mixture of various styles and trends which ultimately form these personally curated spaces that we call “home.”  At its core, our homes absolutely should […]

Stop Crowdsourcing for Interior Design Advice My entire blog is based on my opinions about interior design, parenting, and the like. I enjoy projecting what I think on these topics regardless of if others agree or disagree. I’m not asking for permission to have my own opinions. I actively share my thoughts on these topics […]

It has amazed me that of all things- scrunchies have made a comeback! My first thought is “But why?!” But like most things – trends come and go and then come back again. This is not an exception for interior design trends. It low-key sucks that people over commercialize trends and then the charm that […]

I could sit down and talk about area rugs for daaaaaaays. There is so much to consider when choosing the one. 😍Regardless of the materials and styles that make up the rug world, there are a few quick and dirty ground rules that you need to know. Let’s get started.     Rug Rule #1   When […]

There was an interior design business that I worked at for a few years in New Orleans. One of the most exciting elements of the job for me was the textile library – particularly the passementerie. There are so many types of trimming that can totally transform a piece by adding an ornamental flair. It’s […]

One of the trickiest, most doubt-inducing parts of designing a home, is deciding on the perfect color palette. Unless you have a designer with some fancy software that can develop a beautiful mockup of what the paint and furniture colors will look like in your space, you’re probably hoping and praying that the colors you […]

My desk has two modes: super organized and super chaotic. More so the latter, than the former. 🙂 As a creative professional, my desk usually reflects what’s happening in my brain. People can often tell if I am swamped with work and just generally overwhelmed by simply walking past my desk. Regardless, of the state […]

80 decades ago, when I was in middle-school, my parents moved to a house which allowed me and my sisters to each have a room of our own. My parents allowed us to paint our rooms any color that we wanted. At the time, I was ridiculously obsessed with Lisa Frank and I channeled her […]

Word to the wise: Never work with an interior designer! It’s reeeeeeally a stressful process and it’s just not worth the headache. Juuuuuuust kidding! It’s actually a pretty painless process, but there are still some things that you should know. For the first-timer, hiring a designer can be somewhat intimidating so soak up this read […]

I once worked with an interior designer who I’m pretty sure had kenophobia. For those who don’t know, kenophobia is when someone fears empty spaces. Imagine that – an interior designer who fears empty space. He felt the need to fill any and every available space. I seriously mean like every space, which resulted in […]