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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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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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Hayward Park Residence II

Tweet A reclaimed wood cabinet does double-duty as both a mail/key drop off area and bar in the entry space. A custom Moroccan pendant hangs in the entry space and casts gorgeous shadows on the ceiling and surrounding walls. A … 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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Modern Romantic – Simple Seductive Style

Tweet How would I describe a romantic room? I don’t think of it as a room where the romance necessarily happens, but a space that inspires a romantic feeling. The Fontana Park Design Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal (above) is a … 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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From F**ked to Fabulous

Tweet I heart previously loved furniture and objects that had a life previous to Apartment 46. I am attracted to things with a soul. The idea of returning something to its “original” condition bothers me.

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