Moving Day

Occasionally some of my clients decide to leave me.  Not because they don't love me anymore but because life has moved them in a different direction.   They sometimes move to a different home in a different state.  They almost always keep me with them in a small way.  ...Read More

Dunes And Duchess meet the Queen

I travel all around and meet the most interesting people! On a trip to LA I met the lovely Stacey Kunstel and Michael Parenio, aka Dunes and Duchess, and became intrigued with some of their custom chandeliers. I've chatted with Stacey on several occasions at High Design in Atlanta's America's...Read More

Emerald Green is Pantone’s choice for 2013 “Color of the Year”.

"Pantone Reveals Color of the Year for 2013: PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald Pantone LLC, an X-Rite company and the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, today announced PANTONE® 17-5641 Emerald, a lively, radiant, lush green, as the Color of the Year for 2013....Read More

Bridging the Generational Gap

Bridging the Generational GapFive Ways to Reach the Younger ConsumerBy Cheryl DraaA few years ago, I attended a seminar that reflected on the future of interior design. The speaker noted that most interior designers in that very audience were conducting their interior design businesses in an archaic manner. We had...Read More

What Not to Wear if you are a Window…Part Two

Every once in awhile I just have to shake my head.   What are people thinking?   Case in point is this window treatment which was posted online for a forum in which I participate.  Kendall Carter, who snapped the picture, shared this insight:  "New custom window treatments ... New...Read More

Pinterest…Next Big Thing

Occasionally I've been asked to work on projects for groups I'm involved with. The last few weeks have been spent  putting together a Pinterest Campaign for WFCP (Window Fashions Certified Professionals) to be used at the "Big Show" in Chicago coming up in a few weeks.   I'm on the...Read More