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Jun 27, 2019

Oh, the guest room. Arguably one of the most important rooms in your home, as your guests will be experiencing the house from the perspective of this space. Your guest room is their little home base in the world while they are visiting. Why then has it always gotten all of my leftovers? One by […]

Jun 20, 2019

LIVING ROOM: ONE PIECE REFRESH Are you camp #coloralltheway or #neutraltotheend? I feel like a schizophrenic swaying from one side to the other.  So when I decided it was high time to refresh our neutral living room, I knew camp color was the answer.  I considered new pillows or colorful art which would all add […]

Apr 9, 2019

If you already know, you know.  If you have yet to be introduced to Eclectic Goods, you. are. welcome. This week’s Rad Resource is an online store run by an amazing woman, Denise (and she’s a twin momma!) out of Southern California. Denise combines her skills as an interior designer + coastal Cali girl + bohemian […]

Apr 4, 2019

Nothing is perfect in this house.  The house has been lived in, tweaked and added on to for 130 years. But that’s the charm of it for me.  Little narrow passages, hidden staircases, mysterious doors and cubbies.  Victorian woodworking, glass doorknobs and iron pulls. Simple little moments around every corner where all the layers both […]

Apr 2, 2019

RAD RESOURCE: Art To Frames I have some wonderful vendors I’ve found along the way that I would like to start sharing with you in a regular blog series I am calling Rad Resource. First up… ART TO FRAMES Problem: You’ve found a great print, but the size is irregular.  You look and look but […]

Nov 24, 2018

Take a trip down memory lane with me?  Back in our warm San Diego life we could only dream of a snowy holiday. I joined up with some of my favorite vendor friends to create our White Christmas inspired dinner party, bringing the snowy vibe to us.  Come drop by my old home in California […]

Mar 8, 2018

OK, its happened.  I’ve survived my first winter in 16 years.  After moving from the land of endless summer I now understand the true joy of spring.  Once upon a year ago in my San Diego home, spring was same as summer as was winter.  Having just lived through the long cold days of barren […]

Dec 2, 2017

Last year when we were still living in So Cal, I was asked to style our home for San Diego Magazine’s December issue.  This was my last loving hurrah with our old historic home before putting the house on the market.  I hesitate to share, as our house went through one last huge transformation after […]

Nov 16, 2017

I fear for my husband, I fear for my family.  I do believe that my virgin attempt at One Room Challenge has me hooked.   The ebb and flow of a quick run makeover is buoyed by the knowledge you are in the company of hundreds of amazing designers.  I imagine we all feel a little […]

Nov 8, 2017

This week’s One Room Challenge update is a blog version of an out-of-office. Currently I am somewhere in the air en route to Florence, Italy. If you’ve been following my renovation you might have caught this last minute ticket purchase somewhere around week 3. Please feel free to follow along on my journey there on […]