Posts Posts by: "Arts and Homes"

Tools for Selecting and Hanging Art in a Gallery Wall I am so thrilled to be included in South Bay Magazine’s latest Home issue!  Please check it out on their website here if you haven’t already.   Below is the article full of ideas about how to select vintage art, how to frame art…(Read More)

I recently lived through a kitchen renovation for the first time ever.   I am so very thankful that we were able to do it, although the process was so nuts that I now have a new, first-hand appreciation of what so many of my interior design clients have lived through.  W O W.  I…(Read More)

  As an interior designer, I love to shop for the best furniture, art and home accessories that are currently available online and in stores in Los Angeles.  These are a few of my recent favorites from this week as I was shopping for a girl’s room with the goal of making it youthful…(Read More)

fabric combinations

I wish that my career as an interior designer allowed me even more time to play around with fabric combinations for client presentations, but more of my hours are actually spent project managing and dealing with paperwork than anything else!   (I think it sounds a lot more glamorous to people outside of the industry than…(Read More)

Would you like to shop for beautiful furniture and accessories AND support a good cause all at once? Dwell with Dignity is an amazing organization whose mission is to help families escape poverty and homelessness through design.  They have teamed up with Wisteria to create a contest open to interior design bloggers to create a…(Read More)

CULVER CITY, LOS ANGELES Another of my old favorites in Culver City, Inner Gardens, is HEAVEN for plants and all things related.  In addition to glorious plants of every size and description, they always have an amazing and unique selection of pots, baskets and any other interesting vessels you could dream of for containing them…(Read More)

how to hang art

I go to a lot of houses for interior design consultations, and the great majority of them have nothing, or almost nothing, on the walls.  It seems most clients are paralyzed about where to start with art.  I hope this helps you find some direction and motivation to begin!  If you don’t already have…(Read More)

Living Room Inspiration

As an interior designer, I love to shop for the best furniture, art and home accessories that are currently available online and in stores in Los Angeles.  These are a few of my recent favorites from this week! Art: Souche de Bois Print by artist Beverly Fuller, from Crate & Barrel Tall vase: Rustic Terra…(Read More)

I have a little obsession with any pieces of furniture or home decor made out of wicker, rattan or bamboo.  I think it’s because they remind me of being on vacation on a tropical island, and it doesn’t get much better than that!  They add so much character and texture to a room…(Read More)

home decor

  If you are the kind of interior design shopper who changes your home accessories around with the changing holidays and seasons, here are some of my current favorite pieces in red and pink from some of the best online shopping sources, just in time for Valentines Day. Top left, print: “Summer Tanagers” by Kiana…(Read More)