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Room to Rebloom

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Over the past several months, I have been working with a group of interior designers and mental health professionals to establish a nonprofit organization called Room to Rebloom. Its purpose is to help battered women, once they’re out of the abusive relationship and in independent housing, to make their homes beautiful. We are recruiting DC’s top designers and workrooms to do this in part by using recycled and refurbished furnishings. Holly Hunt is already on board and donating goods.  As designers, and design enthusiasts, we all appreciate how much our […]

Family-Friendly and Fabulous

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Amid the Blizzard and frightful winter of DC, I had the good fortune to be hired by a lovely  new client in the Palisades neighborhood of DC. I strapped on my new uniform footwear of LLBean boots and hopped a snowbank to meet her and her charming home. My client has great taste, and already had a solid foundation of furniture and design direction. She was also raising two young girls and expecting a third baby in the Spring. (read: hands full!) I was brought […]

the catch-all space

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We all have this room.. it’s the least popular but over burdened space that is the random extra room responsible for a multitude of tasks. I call it the “catch-all space” or “room where leftover furniture lives” (and I’m guilty of it myself). Especially in more urban lifestyles, we all want to eek out every possible square inch of our homes and make it functionally fabulous. It’s hard not to smile, however, when I walk into a client’s extra bedroom and hear a similar response […]

color infusion

color-infusion

  When I first met this client, she had a new house, two kids and a bunch of mostly empty rooms. She was studying for her Master’s in Fine Arts and finding her inspiration through color. Her style file was the most creative collage I’ve ever seen; pulling inspiration from boldly contrasting color schemes and patterns from fashion. Having worked in mostly neutrals to date, this was a challenge I was ready to tackle!   Before:   We spent a lot of time working with […]