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Apr 13, 2022

This elevated, seaside bedroom design reads all drama and no kitsch.  Included in this trial drop from Palm & Prep’s Design Bar (more details on that coming soon!) are all the anchor and statement bedroom furnishing pieces to beautifully outfit or upgrade your bedroom spaces.   Most exciting, this collection—which includes pieces previously available exclusively to Palm […]

Mar 14, 2022

Enter, my toughest client to date: my 9-year-old daughter, Belle. What does a designer normally do when hired by a client who does not share their color palette or aesthetic? The answer (for good reason) is run!  In this case, however, my client is my sweet, darling daughter and her bedroom in our new home is completely […]

Aug 27, 2021

Nantucket, you had me at at ‘Hello’:A Designer’s Island Inspiration Paradise This summer, I returned from Nantucket with a renewed design spirit—yes, design spirit.  Nantucket is one of my favorite places to grab nuggets of coastal inspiration for my interior styling.  Each trip my husband and I pull a design gem out to bring home us, and our […]

Dec 11, 2020

I had only lived in New England one month when my mom (an interior designer herself) swept me away to the magical world at Jacobson, a wholesaler for Florists & Designers.  Located in the city of Boston, this vast store with endless aisles are filled to the brim with ribbons, realistic faux florals, vases, vessels, and […]

Nov 22, 2020

A cold unused room in our home needed some love for the winter, enter our furnishing Fairy Grandmother, Safavieh, to the rescue. New England in winter is charming.   Light snowfall + twinkly lights all lie ahead of us with the holiday season approaching.  But once the festivities fade we are in for a long cold stretch of […]

Sep 3, 2020

Do you run hot or run cold?  I am one of those people who can shiver on a summer day.  I am always cold.   As a result, I am a straight up blanket junkie and consider myself a connoisseur.  No matter the season, I am cuddled up. A lighter blanket for breezy summer nights, a warmer blanket for cozying […]

Jul 1, 2020

Three years ago on July 1st I left a really beautiful life behind in San Diego. My mom used to refer to that space in my life as “our Camelot”. I had a thriving 12-year old wedding planning business, a beloved historic house sitting on a hill above the city, THE best friends, and an […]

Dec 2, 2019

Welcome to the King of Christmas Parade of Trees Blog Tour!  Thank-you for joining me after viewing Rachel’s magical tree at Cherry Street Blossoms. You’ve landed yourself in my old Victorian home just outside of Boston.   Come take a peek at my first ever fake tree, and find out why I am now a convert.  I’ve been […]

Nov 22, 2019

I had one of those wonderful work days when you sit at your desk in the zone, forgetting to eat lunch, refill your water or take care of basic human needs. After a long day in my 3rd floor nook I walked downstairs to find my hubs had gotten a wild hair. Our twins’ ugly […]

Oct 2, 2019

Hello fall, you are now welcome in this house! I am kicking off the season with a batch of home cooking goodness. I’ve combined a few different recipes to create this super moist and nuanced cupcake recipe. I am no chef, but am a lover of absolutely anything that has cream cheese frosting. A touch […]