The Unreality of Design TV

The Unreality of Design TV

Full disclosure: I watch design shows and even come away with some ideas.  I’m with you.  It’s very satisfying to watch a complete home transformation in only an hour!  Where did all this start?  Let’s take a look back, shall we? In the Beginning The first popular...
A Place to Dine

A Place to Dine

With holidays approaching, my thoughts turn to gatherings in dining rooms.  Growing up, I have many fond memories, photos and soundless home movies of large, extended-family meals on Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter.  We even had the quintessential “kid’s table”! ...
2021 Colors of the Year

2021 Colors of the Year

In the fall, paint and color companies announce their signature colors for the next year as a prediction.  You will see a variety of hues that all tell the story of our current times and feelings that color suggest.  It is interesting to note that the companies do not...
25 Years: A Look Back

25 Years: A Look Back

March was the silver anniversary of starting my interior design business.  The circumstances of 2020 made it impossible to have a public celebration and invite all the people that made my long design career possible. Facebook just showed me a memory of my 20th...
2020 Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas

2020 Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas

Eight miles north of downtown, this story and a half estate with over 11,000 square feet was chosen for the inaugural Dallas show house location.  Reminiscent of a villa in Provence, the exterior features ivy-covered natural stone, limestone accents, a steeply pitched...