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Collections and the Art of Display

I love a collection and I try to always make them feel more authentic and approachable for others to enjoy by placing them in context to other objects.  Books are particularly good as accompaniments to porcelain and pottery because they offer a soft counterpoint to the glint and sheen of the…

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A Life-Long Dream Realized

Enduring Southern Homes  For those of you closely following along on my Instagram, I’m sure you have noticed that I have made several vailed mentions of a big project, soon to be announced. Well, the time has finally come for me to reveal the exciting news! (more…)

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Never Enough: Why most people don’t have enough furniture in their rooms

The more (furniture), the merrier in decoration and interior design One of my claims to fame is how much furniture I can fit in a room.  Almost every client I have designed and decorated homes for in Nashville and beyond has commented on how much furniture I can fit in…

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Pairing Fabrics and Wallcoverings and the Tendency to Play It Safe

Pattern Crazy One of my greatest talents and passions as a decorator and interior designer is to pair fabrics and wallcoverings, coordinating multiple patterns in a room. To me, it is a missed opportunity to not put multiple fabrics on a sofa or a chair.  I often tell clients, “Hey, we…

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