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I'm making it really easy for you today to find the fresh greens you need to get your home decorated for the holidays and smelling like Christmas in no time.  Nothing like ordering online and having everything delivered so you can hit the ground running right after Thanksgiving.

Walls, Mouldings and Ceilings All The Same Color - My Fave Trend

These days I find myself going back to this idea more and more in my projects....walls, mouldings and ceilings all the same color.

Why?

How To Hang Artwork To Balance Architectural Features - Consultation Advice

I recently had a consultation, via my Designed in a Click Q & A service, about a fireplace that had an asymmetrical look. The homeowner needed to put the tv above it, but the whole wall configuration puzzled her with what to do.

Here's the photo she shared.

You know I respect this interior designer. Wait till you see this new design book!

I recommended one of Elissa Cullman's books recently here on my blog as a great guide for how to approach a luxury design project. Today, I'm excited to review her new book, From Classic To Contemporary: Decorating With Cullman and Kravis.

2 Fun Stylized Christmas Trees To Shop Now - Boho Vintage and Chinoiserie!

I know, you LOVED my Christmas trees this past week, right? ;-))))

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3 Christmas Trees Designed With Themes - Woodsy, Modern, and Farmhouse

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Kitchen Backsplash Details That Define Good Design - I'm Link Sharing Today

I’m often tapped for questions about kitchen backsplash design since I’ve written so many articles on the subject. So, when I see something a little different (good-different) it always grabs my attention.

Going Mod With A Traditional Fireplace - Designed In A Click Q and A

This Designed in a Click client was having trouble figuring out what to do with their fireplace. They had already done quite a bit of remodeling, taking this home from a traditional look to something more modern. The fireplace was highly visible when you walked into the home and they wanted to make a big style statement with it. What to do?

GIFT GUIDE For The Budding Interior Designer

These interior designer gift ideas I've put together for you today, are part pretty and part real, hard-working tools. 

Most of these items are part of my daily life. I just thought I'd share with you how much I love and use them, so if YOU happen to have a budding interior designer on your gift list OR if you happen to be one yourself and want to share with your gifters, you can do just that! :-)

An Interior Designer After My Own Heart - Beth Webb's New Book Is Perfection!

I was thrilled to be asked to review Beth Webb's new book, An Eye For Beauty - Rooms That Speak To The Senses.  

I am sharing a few of my thoughts with you today, upon diving into this volume of work, and how it speaks to me as a designer and lover of thoughtful, well-designed spaces. Take a look at some of these homes' beautiful interiors......