Summer Snippets

I thought it would be fun to include some more personal posts on this blog. So I’ve decided to dedicate Friday posts to that. Here are some of my favorite pictures taken from this summer.

23 Aug 2013

12 Modern Sofas Under $1,000

Modern sofas are all over interior decorating magazines and websites. I love the fresh and simple look of modern sofas, but often times they can be expensive. So I gathered together a list of sofas that under $1,000. 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12  And #13 would be buying

22 Aug 2013

Fabric Swatches

I’m trying to decide what fabrics to use for my home decor collection. I’m hoping to have it up the shop in the next few weeks. The whole process of ordering fabric swatches has been so fun! Once I saw them all in person there were definitely some I loved and some I did not.

21 Aug 2013


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10 Aug 2013

Please Excuse the Mess

  I’m in the process of switching over from blogger to wordpress. And I’m super excited to also be adding a shop! I’m still working on redirecting all of the permalinks, so I’m sorry if you are getting any 404 pages. It feels like a mess! But, hopefully I’ll get it worked out soon! Source

10 Aug 2013

DIY Pillow with Piping and Zipper Tutorial

This summer, I am helping a client and friend redecorate a room in her home. This is really fun for me considering how she is my first real client! She wants to turn the room into a bright guest room. She has asked for pillows, curtains, and a bedskirt. I’m including tutorials for how I

02 Jul 2013

Baby Clothes

I made this baby dress for a friend who just had a baby girl. I’ve actually made 3 baby girl dresses this past week, each for a different friend.  I’ve mentioned before how much I love making baby clothes, but I especially like to make baby girl clothes.  Anything miniature is always cuter!

28 May 2013


A few years ago, my husband and I were walking along the Thames River in London, just passed Shakespeare’s Globe theater, when we spotted a charming door painted yellow. I have an image of that door stored away in the back of my mind that always resurfaces anytime I see a yellow door. And I’d

30 Apr 2013

The Color Red

Since I wanted to write more about colors in design, today I gathered up a few lovely red photos. I love the color red, in fact it is my all time FAVORITE color! Red definitely makes a bold statement, and I know it isn’t for everyone, especially when it comes to interior design. However, when

23 Apr 2013

Using Color in Design

  “I wonder if any element of interior design is more personal than color?  Nothing can more quickly reveal aspect of personality and character  than the choice – or absence – of color.”  -Van Day Truex Let’s talk about color! I’m excited to start a new blog series dedicated to designing with color.  My last

22 Apr 2013
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