Tis the season for outdoor entertaining! Here in southern California, we're used to taking full advantage of this year-long spring weather, so pulling together hosting areas for my gu… read more

The kitchen backsplash is one of my favorite areas to shop for in the kitchen. I'm always on the lookout for trendy tiles to add a refreshing component to my projects, yet I never grow ti… read more

(photo source: above) Chances are if you're considering remodeling your existing kitchen, you might have stumbled across photos of double island kitchens. If you have enough space to e… read more


March 4, 2015

[ image source: here ] Poufs are the perfect upholstered accessory for bedrooms, sitting rooms and even offices. Easy to maneuver and great for displaying your favorite pattern or acce… read more

Pastel Power Moves

February 25, 2015

[ photo cred ] With spring just a month away, pastels have creeped their way into store displays, magazine covers and my Pinterest feed. I'm assuming most of you have had enough of the… read more

Choosing paint and "accent colors" for some can be a stressful journey. After all, color is capable of energizing, neutralizing and draining our moods and emotions. Some of us tend to… read more

Sure, designing beautiful homes can be a great deal of fun (and hard work), but when design challenges arise, such as decorating a small space - that's when the REAL creativity kicks … read more

Kitchen Island Lighting

February 15, 2015

If you've been following my blog for the last few months, you may have noticed my affinity for kitchens and lighting. Selecting lighting for a home is a special part of the design pro… read more

4 Reasons to Love Etsy

February 11, 2015

It has taken me years to accumulate a list of go-to vendors for my projects, quality merchants I can depend on for current case goods, accessories and fabrics. When I have a little ex… read more

My signature color is red! With Valentine's Day only one week away, I thought I would highlight the endless possibilities of my favorite color. A pop of red can transform an entire s… read more