One Small Thing: Simple Mason Jar Project

Do you have people that you have followed on Instagram from the very beginning and still look forward to their daily content? When I first joined Instagram there were a few of those accounts that I was attracted to right away. One of those, was Susan and Will from House of Brinson. What I was especially […]

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A Student Question: How To Choose The Right Rug

I wanted to give you a sneak peek into a home decorating question from a student of  The House 214 Design School. Students in the school can ask me decorating questions about  their homes, as well as recommend topics that they would like me to teach. In this blog post you will find an excerpt […]

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“Spring Table Decorating List” Download

 One of the simplest places to start decorating for a new season is the place where we gather with family and friends…the TABLE. Get a head start on the 5 items that I start with when it comes to decorating my spring table by downloading the list below. I will teach a short lesson on each of the […]

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Video #1: How to Decorate for Spring

The key to decorating your home seasonally, in a real and authentic manner vs. a “decorated” and scripted way, is to first understand the season. Think the hygee way of thinking. Every season has different sides that represent it, and spring is no different. Here is a sneak peek at a video from our “7 […]

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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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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.