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with Suzanne M. Harvey

5 Design Tips from a French Chateau

August 25, 2019
Chateau de Fontainebleau, France

On a recent trip to Europe, I toured a chateau (aka a really big house) that was the “summer” home of royalty. I was in awe of the beauty and opulence in each room. But I discovered something a bit surprising…many of the best design tips for your home today were on display in this magnificent home from the 1800’s.

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Goodbye Summer Palms

Saying Goodbye to Summer – 3 Ways to Make The Days Count

August 15, 2019

I want to help my fellow mamas make the most of these last few days we have. Make some memories (not the Pinterest-y ones, but the real ones). And do it without guilt or FOMO. We are in this together and we can do it! I need my mom tribe and I love when we can share what is working. So here are a few things I am doing to make these summer days count.


Splurge vs. Save – Spend Your Design Dollars Wisely

August 6, 2019

I recently had the honor of being interviewed by the Interior Design Society – a…


The #1 Place in Your Home That Needs Organized

January 21, 2019

It is the start of a new year and you desperately want to get your…

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Farmhouse Style is Not for Everyone

January 21, 2019

Everywhere you look you will see rustic farmhouse style. In the magazines, in the home…

You Can refresh Your Space with Almost No Money

You Can Refresh Your Space with Almost No Money

August 24, 2016

Is it time to sell your house?  The market is ready with buyers eager to…

High Low Design Challenge - Kate Spade Living Room

High Low Design Challenge – Kate Spade Living Room

June 18, 2016

Those who know me well, know about my obsession with Kate Spade handbags.  So imagine…

Top Five Tips to Update Your Curb Appeal

Top 5 Ways to Update Your Curb Appeal

February 3, 2016

  This is a great time to make some changes outside and create the curb appeal…

Home Build Update

Home Build Update: Where Have I Been??

January 20, 2016

A home build update…It is finally finished!  Building our home was quite an adventure but…

Metallics are Everywhere

Metallics are Everywhere

November 10, 2015

Metallics are everywhere.  Metallic finishes can be found in everything from decor, to furniture, to…

House Under Construction: Beware of the Budget

House Under Construction: Beware of the Budget

August 26, 2015

Building a home is an exciting, thrilling, scary adventure. As a designer I really love…

Parade of Homes Provide Design Inspiration

Parade of Homes Provide Design Inspirations

May 31, 2015

Are you in need of design inspiration?  Tired of looking at all the magazines and…

Top 5 Staging Tips for Resale

Top 5 Staging Tips

April 6, 2015

Spring has finally arrived and it is the perfect time to sell your house.  The…