Moroccan Rugs

Moroccan rugs have been popular for some time now.  At first I thought it was a trend that was going to fade quickly but to my surprise they’ve had more staying power then I thought.  Their casual look works with...
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Our Kitchen Renovation, Part 2 of 2: Creating Our Sanctuary

Your home should be where the chaos of life is left at the door.  A place where you can relax and rejuvenate.   Creating a cozy, warm and pretty place to live is not about decorating styles but about creating...
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Our Kitchen Renovation, Part 1

It still has not sunk in that we are renovating our kitchen.  I’ve been planning this moment for a long time and now that it is here, it doesn’t seem real.  Even after four weeks of our family of four...
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American Craft Council Show in Baltimore is THIS WEEKEND!

So much has happened over the last 12 months!  It’s all good but it’s been crazy busy so blogging has taken a back seat for some time. I’ll be catching up on posts soon but wanted to send a quick...
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DC Design House and more…

It’s hard to believe the tour of the DC Design House starts this coming weekend!  My room was completed over a week ago.  The “press” gets access to the house before it opens to the public.  After lots of snow...
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DC Design House 2014 – Sneak Peak at my Design

I’m so excited to be one of the designers picked to transform the DC Design House 2014!  This year’s house is a beautiful stone home built in the 1920s with over 7,900 square feet.  It has 6 bedrooms, 5 full...
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Form Over Function…Even in Your Office!

I feel your office should be filled with pretty things that bring you joy.  The more room there is for bills and papers to lay around, the more opportunity there is to not stay organized.  One of the best changes...
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Best of 2013

Happy New Year!  It’s hard to believe 2013 has come and gone.  I’m embarrassed to say I can’t remember half of it…good thing we document most of our events in pictures or I would be in real trouble!  Anyone else...
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Holiday Decorating and Annapolis Architecture

Soon after I finished decorating for Thanksgiving it felt like I was replacing it all with Christmas decorations.  Sure wish there was more of a breather between the holidays!  I’m just glad I have this picture of my Thanksgiving table...
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Recent Project: Renovated Family Room

It’s amazing what a new paint color, a new fireplace, new windows, new furniture arrangement, and new television and sound system can do for a room!  I recently helped a client transform her family room so not only does it...
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