Category Archives: Roundups

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Every blogger in the world is doing gift guides this weekend. I usually don’t do gift guides (mostly because I don’t know jack about clothes, what hipster guys like, hostess gifts, educational kids toys, or the like), but I thought I could pony up and do gift a guide for a tickle-y subject […]

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As a part of Home Glow’s “California Casual Glam” project, my client wanted a little help making her guest room into a Big Boy Room for her toddler. The footprint of the room is fairly small, with a good amount of real estate being commandeered by a double bed. I wanted to have her son’s […]

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This is a post that I’ve been meaning to write for some time, but it took some research and the kids’ heading to school (YIPPPPPPPEEEEEEEEE!!!!) for me to sit down and write it. Here we go!   The Beauty of Broadloom When I first became interested in decorating about 10 years ago, I didn’t have […]

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When I was in college, one of the sorta funny, corny, traditional (and when I say traditional, I mean dating back only-God-knows-how-many decades, if not a century+) songs we sang for the Glee Club was called “Pea Green Freshmen.” The very last verse went like this: “Where, oh where are the funny, funny faculty? (3 […]

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Laurel Bern recently did a post on that ever-fascinating, mind-bending topic — the trick to “the mix” of contemporary and traditional elements. Articles have been written on this topic ad nauseum. Even considering the fact that Laurel has major design creds (she’s a veteran-designer-turned-blogger rather than the other way around, like it often is), I was a little […]

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