designs on the move

Interior Design blog

What's New?

The latest from
Designs on the Move
with Suzanne M. Harvey

How You Can Watch HGTV like a Designer

June 10, 2021

Yes I’ll admit it. I am an interior designer and I watch HGTV. And if I am honest I can get super judgy sitting on my couch. I have been heard saying “I would never do that” or “that is awful! Who picked that”. There are also designs that I love and things that I want to try for my own clients. And I love seeing homes transformed that make their lives even better. I also understand that my clients are watching HGTV. And it’s my job to educate and inform them. So here are a few of my tips for how you can watch HGTV like a designer.

Read More
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 find their next…

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 my delight when…

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 you’ve always wanted.…

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 I could not…

Metallics are Everywhere

Metallics are Everywhere

November 10, 2015

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

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 the whole process.…

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 watching every DIY…

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 market is ready…

Tackling Design for Your Next Project

How to Tackle Design Decisions for Your Next Project

March 30, 2015

Whether you are building a new house or renovating an existing space, the design decisions can seem daunting.…


Sourcing Reclaimed Wood

March 21, 2015

Several of my projects for our new home involve reclaimed wood.  This is a hot trend and for…

Barn Wood Inspiration Feature

Reclaimed Wood Inspiration

January 19, 2015

Many design trends carry on from year to year. Some fade into the sunset quickly.  One trend that…


Wrapped Up in Christmas

December 22, 2014

Are you all wrapped up in Christmas?  Are you done with your shopping and all your gifts are beautifully…