Inspiration for The Seaside Guest Room (Again)

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The holiday season is upon us and that means many people will be getting ready for overnight or extended stay guests. The status of our Seaside Guest Bedroom has been on my mind lately and I almost hate to admit that I’ve changed design direction…again. Why is it so much harder to design your own […]

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The Great Table Skirt Debate

I started reading blogs in 2007 when blogging was just in its infancy stage. And when it comes to decor, I’ve found that over the past 17 years there is probably no other design element that creates as much controversy in “blogland” as the table skirt. There seems to be no middle ground; people either […]

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Vogue Living + Schumacher = A Great Collaboration

A couple of great forces came together recently. Vogue Living and Schumacher, my one of my favorite textile companies, debuted the new “Vogue Living” collection earlier this week. The fabric and wallpaper collection was a result of a collaboration between Schumacher, including creative director Dara Caponigro, and Vogue’s International Editor at Large, Hamish Bowles. The collection is […]

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STARTING FRESH WITH A BOLD PATTERN

Yesterday was a darn good mail day. Don’t you love days like that? The sample of the fabric that Interior Designer Miles Redd designed for one of my favorite fabric companies, Schumacher, arrived. I was giddy as I ripped open the envelope containing one perfectly folded sample. I quickly got busy taking inventory of other fabric I have […]

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CELEBRATING THE ART OF SCRIPT AND CAROLYN QUARTERMAINE ON NATIONAL HANDWRITING DAY

There is a “holiday” for everything and today is officially National Handwriting Day. I am particularly fond of work that creatively incorporates the art of penmanship.¬†For many years I have admired the work of artist¬†Carolyn Quartermaine, with a certain design crush on her “Script” fabric pattern. It’s an 18th century French style romantic design that […]

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