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Dark and Stormy Decor

Tweet I would describe my personal design style as being a bit dark and stormy. While I can appreciate things like country cottage and shabby chic, the sweetness of it isn’t something I naturally gravitate toward. Whether a room is … Continue reading

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Sparkle and Shine! Easy Bling For Your Holiday Home

Tweet It’s hard for me to believe that in ten short days Christmas will be upon us. By now, you’re probably done decorating, but if you’re like me, you just keep decorating until the holidays are over – and they’re … Continue reading

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Catching Up With The Muses

Tweet The past several months have been filled with blessings and challenges both personally and professionally and updating the blog has fallen woefully behind. Whereas I used to send out monthly newsletters keeping folks up-to-date on our wanderings, I’ve switched … Continue reading

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Baywood Residence

Tweet A San Mateo couple with a young daughter requested that I do a makeover on their space utilizing existing furnishings where possible. Art and accessories warmed up the space and gave the rooms a more finished look. Husband and … Continue reading

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Creating Curious Displays

Tweet There’s a romantic crispness to the air right now. Night comes earlier and it’s the perfect time to cocoon under warm blankets in candlelit rooms. It’s my favorite season of the year. As the last days of summer disappear, … Continue reading

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We’re An Official One Kings Lane Affiliate!

Tweet We are so excited to announce that we’ve been approved as a One Kings Lane affiliate! We have been in love with OKL since the day it began and being able to offer their collection of products through our … Continue reading

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The Art of Creating an Eclectic Style

Tweet I’ve written before about eclectic style, and it occurred to me that it was definitely time to revisit the topic. With the increasing popularity of HGTV, and a slew of shows like Design on a Dime, Dear Genevieve, and … Continue reading

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The Religion of Lovely Things

Tweet The name of our shop is often confused with the words I painted on the outside of our black awnings. In a fit of inspiration one day I decided to add the words, “Beautiful Things” to our storefront. While … Continue reading

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Eternal Decemberist

Tweet   An aside: 2011 was a year full of opportunities, changes and challenges on both personal and professional levels.  When I stop to think about it (and I often do),  I am overwhelmed with the amount of love our … Continue reading

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No Room Left Behind!

Tweet Long ago I read Karen Kingston’s enlightening book, “Creating Sacred Space With Feng Shui,” and much of what I read has become a building block for how I work with my clients to define their current and future space. … Continue reading

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