Insta-Highlights from High Point Spring 2015

Insta-Highlights from High Point Spring 2015

I returned yesterday from the Spring 2015 High Point Market – the world’s largest home furnishings and accessories show. Every year it attracts around 75K people, and I am delighted to count about 15 of them among my newest friends! This is my third market, and my first leaving two kids at home with daddy (though … Continue reading

Pint-Sized Perches: 10 Cozy Kids’ Chairs

Pint-Sized Perches: 10 Cozy Kids’ Chairs

No big kid bedroom or playroom would be complete without a child-sized chair (or four!). They are handy for playtime, arts and crafts, getting dressed, and even the occasional time-out (sorry, kids). Here are 10 positively adorable, and perfectly-proportioned chairs in a range of styles, for the little ones in your life.     1. Knoll Risom … Continue reading

One Room Challenge – Week 2

One Room Challenge – Week 2

What a difference a week makes! Welcome to Week 2. Last Thursday, I didn’t have a whole lot to report, aside from a whole lot of “before” photos of my vestibule. When I linked up over at Calling it Home, I was actually a little embarrassed. So many people had fully fleshed out mood boards, … Continue reading

Blue + Brass

Blue + Brass

Thank you for all of your kind comments on my One Room Challenge plans last week! It’s always nice to hear words of encouragement from so many folks, many of whom are taking on the challenge themselves! I look forward to providing another update on Thursday – I’ve actually made quite a bit of progress … Continue reading

One Room Challenge – Week 1

One Room Challenge – Week 1

I’m participating in the “One Room Challenge,” which is again taking the design blog world by storm this spring (thanks to founder and hostess-with-the-mostest, Linda at Calling it Home). Basically, between today and six weeks from now (Thursday, May 7), I, along with loads of other bloggers, will be transforming a space in my own … Continue reading

Christmas Tour of Homes Link-Up: My Holiday Living Room

Christmas Tour of Homes Link-Up: My Holiday Living Room

Today I’m linking up with this year’s 12 Days of Christmas Tour of Homes, hosted by Evolution of Style and featuring the decked halls of some wonderful bloggers and designers. Indeed, this time of the year, there is no shortage of beautiful, creative, elaborate, amazing holiday decorating images floating around the blogosphere. They propagate onto Instagram, Pinterest and … Continue reading

The Exquisite and Affordable Art of Tracy Hiner

The Exquisite and Affordable Art of Tracy Hiner

While sourcing artwork on a tight budget for a client recently, I came across a familiar name in an unexpected place. Tracy Hiner of Black Crow Studios is an incredible artist whose abstract, colorful watercolor creations in digitally-printed custom wallpaper I already knew and loved from her High Point Market debut at CR Laine this … Continue reading