Remodeling and Home Design

Survive Stains in Style

November 16, 2015

What is the worst thing that spills and stains in your house? Mine is ketchup. Okay, maybe red wine, but I’d rather pick one we can blame on the kids. As an interior designer, of course it’s important to me …


Imagine This: Design Collaboration for a Cause

October 12, 2015

Amazing things happen when creative people put their heads together for a good cause. Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Richmond, Va., is a nonprofit organization that provides a home away from home for seriously ill children and their families. The organization’s …


The Family Charging Station

September 23, 2015

First you had a land line. Then came a cell phone. Today, you might have a personal phone, a work phone, a tablet, a laptop… and that doesn’t include your spouse or your kids! With so many devices in one …


Downsizing in Low Country Style

May 28, 2015

Downsizing is difficult. Purging years of possessions takes long enough without having to think about decor for your new place. This can also be a great time to reinvent your style, though. The help of an expert can make your …


Light Up Your Look With Decorative Lighters

May 14, 2015

Light up your look with decorative lighters. Each is a conversation piece suitable for formal dining to grilling.   The table is set with beautiful accessories such as these Apothec candles and you’re guests are about to arrive. What do …


Smooth and Easy Color Schemes

March 30, 2015

In interior design, we often focus on one room at a time. But in reality, the kitchen, the dining room, the family room and all those other rooms all add up to make a home. And it’s important that your …


Love Your Home: Warm Stuff

March 2, 2015

Warm Up Your Home It’s March and it seems funny to be writing about keeping warm. But sadly, we’re still wrapping up in layers to keep warm. Warm layers for your home can make it feel more cozy and inviting …


The Mix: Plumbers Without Borders

December 29, 2014

Contractors are reaching out to help in an unexpected way. This caught my attention with the play on words from “Doctors Without Borders.” I think this is a beautiful cause and I wanted to share it with you. You might …


Imagine This: Fireplaces Anywhere

December 21, 2014

How do you add a fireplace to room that does not have a chimney? Installing a bio-ethanol fuel burning fireplace unit is the answer. Here is the one as seen in the Richmond Symphony Designer House this fall. No chimney! …


Art To Di For

October 14, 2014

We will continue to feature the contributors to the “Enchanted Forest”: a second floor family room/game room in the Richmond Symphony Designer House.  With these amazing resources and talents we can create truly unique and beautiful rooms. For the past …