Insta-Decor: Art Gallery Wallpapers

What is better than making your home look and feel fantastic with minimal effort? At this moment in time, I would say almost nothing 😊.

There is a breed of wallpapers I love that does just that, and performs double duty on your walls. They not only cover your wall with pattern and color, they also adorn them with art. Well, kind of!

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On the Spot: “What colors and patterns will look good with my art?”

I frequently get questions from readers and followers on a variety of topics. Usually, they are struggling to make an important (read: expensive!) design decision related to their home. And usually, the answer is not simple enough for me to dash off a quick reply – so I am not able to answer these types…

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Before & After: Project Foxhollow Reveal!

Today I am sharing a *surprise* reveal of a project we completed earlier this year, and recently photographed. In many ways, this was not our ‘typical’ client – no children, no dogs, just a husband, wife and their bashful cat living together quite happily in a 70s-era colonial in Sudbury, Massachusetts. They found us, as…

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Color For Dummies

I have to admit – when it comes to color, I am a bit of a dummy myself. After all, I am but a student of design, with my required color theory class still ahead of me (this summer – can’t wait!). I’ve certainly been guilty of timidity when it comes to using color, and…

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Decorating with Maps

For me, there’s nothing quite like an old map. It’s a window into the past, to the way we once lived. Everything about it is from a specific moment in time – the printing technique, typefaces, atlas creases, coloring, and of course the geographic features of the map itself. I have three antique maps (two…

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