The New Look of Brass

Hello! For the last couple of years, brass has slowly been creeping back into the design world.  I recently attended market in Atlanta and it was EVERYWHERE!  When you think of brass, do you immediately think of the gaudy, bright...

Featured in Outdoor Décor eBook!

Hello! I’m very excited to be featured in a free Outdoor Décor eBook!!  The eBook is published by The Patio at WickerCentral.com.  The Patio is a lifestyle blog about one of life’s simplest pleasures:  the front porch.  WickerCentral.com is an...

Exciting, Unusual Lighting!

Hello! My last blog post covered selecting a ceiling fan (see here).  Today, I’d like to focus on some great light fixtures that will really make a splash in your home!  If you are looking to update a room, switching...

How to Select a Ceiling Fan

Hello! In the last few years, ceiling fan styles have changed a lot!  The newer fans are more modern looking with clean lines.  There is also a trend to move away from ceiling fans with attached light kits and instead...

Decorating with Abstract Art

Hello! Abstract art is a wonderful way to update your home!  Even if your furniture is more traditional, abstract art can still be used to give your room a more modern look. I often use a painting as the starting...

DIY Restoring Wood Pedestals

Hello! I love unique décor and furniture items!  I’m always on the hunt for unusual things that need fixing up.  I usually have at least two or three projects in the works…or projects I have delegated to my sweet husband...

Favorite Accessories from the Web

Hello! Today I’d like to share a few of my favorite accessories from around the web.  It’s still crazy hot here in Louisiana, so I just can’t get into all the fall clothing yet.  I’ll still be in a “summer...

Design Camp and Las Vegas Market!

Hello! Design Camp is just as fun as the name suggests…and a whole lot more!!  Design Camp was created by Kelli Ellis and Lori Dennis, celebrity interior designers and HGTV stars!  It is a three-day conference that inspires, educates, recharges,...