I have witnessed how my clients’ lives have been transformed when they choose to create homes that are organized and surround them with comfort and beauty. As humans we are hardwired to desire these qualities. When my own home is chaotic and unorganized, it’s virtually...

Designing for an active family home is always a fun challenge.  Children, pets, and a lifestyle of entertaining definitely contribute to the good life. Worrying about your home furnishings does not. Below are the five key items you should take into consideration when designing for your...

It's a great sign for our economy that construction is back up and running.  I recently visited the new model homes at Bakers Ranch in Lake Forest and I was impressed with the homes built by Toll Brothers at The Highlands.  Their architects and designers...

If you are like most people, you have a hard time visualizing.  Trust me, you are not alone.  Most of our clients need us to create mock-ups of what we are proposing.  This is an example of how we express a concept that lives in...

I am totally enchanted by the colors in a Peacock's Plume.  Cirilium blue, chartreuse, and just a touch of radiant orchid dance together in a powerful color combination that can only be called majestic! When using this color combination for interiors it's important to pull in...

Tis the season to deck the halls and with all those design websites and Pinterest boards there's plenty of sources for inspiration. It can even be overwhelming. Let me help you narrow it down with some of my favorite holiday decorating techniques.   Trees  Have fun with color! This...

Family Rooms are the heartbeat of a home. Whether you have a small or large family, the Family Room is where you spend the bulk of your time together. It needs to be highly functional and incredibly comfortable. Here are a few ways to ensure...

Summer is officially here! In Southern California a well designed outdoor living space can greatly contribute to a life well lived. Welcome summer into your life by following these great tips for beautiful outdoor spaces. 1. Bring the comfort of the indoors outside by choosing upholstered...