Creating a new look in your home is as easy as adding one more element that really brings that "wow" factor. Details make the design. From adding the perfect necklace to your cocktail dress … [Read more...] about My Secret to Creating Rooms With *Wow* Factor
True confession from this interior designer, I'm in the 'love' console tables club. In fact if my memory serves me, I've used them in almost every project since I started practicing over 20 years ago. … [Read more...] about It’s No Secret Why Interior Designers Love Console Tables
It's no secret. I love ottomans to make a decorating statement in my projects. They are workhorses for almost all interior spaces adding function, style and storage too. After a day of multiple client … [Read more...] about Ottomans Are A Decorating Statement Opportunity
What do women really want in their homes? This is what I know from my years of interior design practice as a Seattle interior designer. Women are the primary decision-makers in most home decisions. … [Read more...] about What Do Women Really Want?
Outdoor fabrics, also called performance fabrics, are a success story for designers and clients. We believe many of life’s best moments are spent outdoors. And now you can create a luxurious retreat … [Read more...] about How To Use Outdoor Fabrics For Worry Free Patio Parties
Downsize Successfully Using These Ideas My comments about a successful downsize come from my personal experience. I moved from 2200 sf to 850 sf. That's more than half. As I share in this post, … [Read more...] about How to Downsize Successfully and Love Your New Home
Some tips for your holiday party Yes to outdoor furniture ~Memorial Day is coming. Add comfortable, colorful outdoor furniture for a successful party. To make outdoor entertaining more comfortable … [Read more...] about Party Memorial Day in Beautiful Colorful Outdoor Furniture
What to do with a botched condo remodel - and quickly? A trip To Europe while remodeling didn't go as expected. Hammer and Hand asked me to step in. Here's the outcome. You can read … [Read more...] about Saving A Botched Condo Remodel