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Don’t miss the article we were featured in: “From Plants to Furniture, Here’s 13 Enclosed Patio Design Ideas to Finish the Space”

By |2022-03-23T14:20:34+00:00March 21st, 2022|Decorating, Remodeling|

Spring is nearly here which means more time spent outdoors enjoying the green trees and flowering plants. Whether you have a solarium, sunroom, or enclosed patio, there’s countless ways to finish the space, from plants to furniture and more. So if you’re planning to enclose the patio in your San Diego, CA home this spring [...]

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What’s In and What’s Out

By |2022-03-01T00:15:01+00:00March 1st, 2022|Decorating, Design|

Hope for the Future! After returning from Atlanta AmericasMart there was a lot of hope for the future. Over the top Easter, Halloween and Christmas. People were buying, items were selling out and most vendors said it was the best market they have had in 7-8 years. I heard lots of opinions from showroom [...]

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How to Choose the Best Rug for a Sunroom

By |2021-06-28T15:03:13+00:00June 28th, 2021|Decorating, Rugs|

Back, or no back? As always, no backing! Backing traps dirt and moisture, which can grow bacteria. Glue chemicals will break down over time and rugs cannot be easily cleaned. It's all about the fiber! Fiber plays an important role in your decision on which rug is the [...]

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The Hunt for Kohler Tresham

By |2021-05-04T01:15:56+00:00May 4th, 2021|Bath, Remodeling|

Just a month ago, in the final stretches of a renovation job, the beautiful Kohler Tresham Toilet was installed Friday afternoon. The toilet had been in its box, on a pallet, on the job for over 6 months waiting for its crowning moment. On Monday morning I get the call that the newly installed [...]

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Before you Start Decorating with Plants…

By |2021-05-02T13:45:28+00:00March 9th, 2021|Decorating, Plants|

Decorating with plants is great for clean air and happiness unless the plant is poisonous. I was in Home Depot looking for a fiddle leaf fig, when a man asked me if I thought a Peace Lily plant was a good house plant. I said “yes, unless you have animals or small children.” [...]

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Cast Iron Tubs and Lead Exposure Risks

By |2020-06-01T21:23:42+00:00June 1st, 2020|Design, Paint, Uncategorized|

Living in an old house? One with a cast iron tub? Have children? Recently, I acquired an old cast iron tub. I didn’t want it to soak in.  I wanted it for an outdoor planter. It was rusty and dirty. As I started researching how to clean it up and preserve it, I found [...]

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High Point Market 2020 Style Report

By |2019-12-13T13:43:06+00:00December 13th, 2019|Design|

Style Spotters Pick the Rising Trends The High Point Market Style Spotters are a group of industry experts, chosen by High Point Market, who tour the showcases and report back on the trends. This year, during the Fall 2019 Market, they came back with a wide assortment of new products and trends along [...]

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Is What We Eat Off Of, Drink Out Of, and Wearing Poisoning Us?

By |2020-08-30T18:11:40+00:00October 17th, 2019|Decorating|

It All Started with a Simple Search I have always loved to decorate with old china plates from clients collections. With farm style so popular these days, many people are buying and using vintage tableware. I have some vintage plates of Franciscan Desert Rose. I love how brite and shiny they are [...]

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Tribeca Happenings

By |2019-05-06T12:56:17+00:00May 6th, 2019|Design|

A Space-Age Inspired Project in a Wes Anderson Way I recently had the opportunity to team up with a company who specializes in creating experiences, in this case, a space age party room for children. This one-of-a-kind project put a razor sharp focus on the details in order to seamlessly combine form and [...]

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