Talking Out Loud: ArtHaus ….


I know it has been several months since I have posted.  And to be honest, I wasn’t sure if I would ever post again.  A few month ago my world got thrown for a loop and I found myself in a situation that sapped my personal, emotional and creative strength. I was heart broken and […]

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Motivational Mondays: Hard Work …


The last month, I have pushed myself to a limit that I didn’t know I possessed.  I have dug deep.  Worked hard.  Plumbed to new depth of professional and personal growth.  It is emotionally gratifying to see that my work is officially paying off, that people I admire see me as a peer and clients […]

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SheKnows: Mixing Metallics ….

I find that folks are fearful of a lot of things in design – color, pattern, texture and the list goes on and on.  But I am about to say something here that may get me in trouble but people…… IT’S DESIGN. There is seriously nothing to be afraid of….no one has died from the […]

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Motivational Monday: Behind the Scenes with Blu Homes …


I love this week’s quote because it rings with such truth and clarity.  Staging the Blu Homes Mare Island project was a massive effort that involved many different people.  This is not a project I could have done alone — this was a team project and I could not have done it without the help […]

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Blu Homes Mare Island Open House Invitation ….


It’s HERE!  After 6 crazy weeks the open house for the Blu Homes project is tomorrow!  To those in the area, I extend a personal  invitation to the Grand Opening weekend of the Breezehouse on Mare Island, Vallejo in connection with the Design Smart, Life Beautifully Home Tour presented in partnership with Real Simple and This […]

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Guess Who is Teaching An Interior Styling Class …


I am so excited to have partnered up with Handcraft Studio School to teach an interior styling course called “It’s All In the Details“.  Leading a course on this topic has been something I have mulled over the last year or so simply because so many of my clients have asked for this specific type […]

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Motivational Mondays: Choice ….


Over the last few weeks I have had some tough choices to make professionally and personally.  This blog is no stranger when it comes to talking growth and the discomfort that normally accompanies such transformations.  However, last week added a new dimension to the puzzle that I call my life.  I was faced with a […]

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Motivational Mondays: First Times…..


There are days when I am a huge “skerdy cat” about life and I  let my fears cloud my judgement.  To say that I worry is an understatement.  With the amount of energy I consume worrying, I could power a small city.  Being afraid is exhausting.  It robs you of experiences.  It is lethal to […]

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