The "focal point" in any design piques the viewer's interest-
and here, it's where I illustrate tips and ideas through my work to draw attention to my love of design and creativity.

How Mother Nature can inspire your home

July 1, 2020

I moved to Seattle eight years ago to escape the harsh winters of Chicago (if you’ve been through one of those, you know that even the gray, rainy stretches here aren’t all that bad). While I had heard about the beauty of the Emerald City, I was not prepared for the abundant mountain views—including glorious…

Experience emotion in your space

June 5, 2020

I am THRILLED to be back in my office/studio. I’m surrounded by my library of material samples. I’m sitting at the work table that was made with love by my father. There is joyful artwork all around me. This is my happy place. After sheltering in place for 12 weeks it’s hard not to think…

Spring Refresh

May 14, 2020

A recent stretch of wonderful weather has inspired me to step out of my comfort zone and give gardening a try. It’s a small investment which I think is well worth the risk to see if I can reap the fruits of my labor. It’s worth taking some chances inside our homes—you just might find that simple…

Find love in your home during a pandemic

May 1, 2020

If you’re like me, you probably never envisioned your home getting this much use on a continuous basis. But this is actually an opportunity—being at home so much gives you the chance to figure out what you truly love about your living space, what you don’t love, and what changes will not only meet your…