I Answer House 214 Design School Student Lisa’s Light Fixture Question

Today I am helping House 214 Design School student Lisa answer her lighting questions for her new home. We discuss how to best compliment the lighting that already exists in her home and how to make it all flow. Lisa says: I’m having trouble with what type of lights to get for the stairway wall and […]

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3 Step Project: Simple Napkin Bowl

Are you familiar with the 5 ingredients or less concept when it comes to healthy eating and knowing what is in your food? Well, I am starting the home decorating version. This new series involves simple projects that take 5 steps or less to achieve in your home. The items that are included most likely […]

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Countdown to Christmas Cookies!

Yes, I have to admit that I am one of those people who starts to listen to Christmas music early in the season. For this reason, and many others, I was more than excited to take part in my friend Kristen’s, from Ella Claire Inspired, Christmas Cookie Recipe Exchange! I decided to not just share […]

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Breaking Bread this Autumn Season

Autumn is officially here and I am ready to start enjoying the changes that come along with this new season. For me, this means creating the feeling of autumn in my home. I love to do this simply through the use of colors, textures, nature, and of course food. My friend Kristen from Ella Claire […]

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Authentic Autumn Home Decorating

One thought that I have when it comes to the home is the idea of an authentic home vs. a “decorated” home. It comes up more I think when the seasons begin to change and I start to see all of the new seasonal pieces filling the shelves in stores that I frequently shop. Truth be […]

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I am a teacher that inspires the everyday home designer to discover the feeling of home. What I have learned over time is that the feeling we create in our home is our story. My work will teach and provide you with appealing information on how to discover your own feeling and how to communicate it in your own homes.