11 Aug

Real Inspiring

There was a whole lot of crazy going on this season with The Real Housewives of New York City — did you see the finale when Aviva threw her prosthetic leg? Every year, I swear I’m not going to watch this train wreck but the saving grace this season was the fabulous makeover of...
20 May

Haute Picks – White and Gold

White and Gold and Glam OHMY I used to get teased in college for wearing white Vaurnet’s, of which I still own! White decor is my latest obsession. I have an all white living room so that I can change the accessories when I tire of them and change the whole look of the...
11 Apr

HAPPY HUNTING!

We love a good flea market and Gregs recently found a great one online at Hunters Alley. It’s a totally new kind of marketplace created just for design lovers and connects shoppers and sellers while making it fun to track down the kinds of pieces that can make a room… I’ve been loving Mongolian Wool pillows and...
20 Mar

SPRING FOR PASTELS!

We’ve been working on a new collection for a major manufacturer so I’ve been looking at PANTONE’s color trends for Spring/Summer 2015 and pastels are popping up everywhere as you can see below… When I mentioned the pastel trends to a group on women I was talking to, one woman said, “Eww, I hate...
13 Mar

Timeless Style

It’s been said that we southerners don’t let go of the past. Why should we when there is so much to learn from the ones who came before us? I recently attended my aunt’s funeral, she was 88. It was a gorgeous graveside service. The weather was perfect with the warmth of the sun...
04 Mar

Spring FabuLESSness!

This is the busiest time of year for our licensed product design business and we’re literally working day and night on new collections for two new amazing partners but all work and no play makes for a cranky Christa so I took a few hours off and headed to Marshall’s Home Goods. My intention...
21 Feb

Copper Penny Grand Opening

Congratulations to Heather Brehm and Elizabeth Brehm on the grand opening of their new Copper Penny on Augusta Road. Gregorie and I were fortunate to assist with some of the design choices for their fabulous new boutique and perhaps the most amazing thing was the entire store came together in just 19 days. We...
17 Feb

Spring Trends

After being snowed in for a week it makes our hearts sing to think about spring! We haven’t been able to blog as much as we want because we’ve been crazy busy and been given the most incredible opportunity to create a new product collection for a company that we’ve long admired, so we’ve...
04 Feb

We Won a “BEST OF HOUZZ” Award

Woohoo — we found out today that we won a “Best Of Houzz” Award for Customer Satisfaction! Gregorie and I are so excited that homeowners are embracing our concept of affordable design a room at a time. We love each and every one of our clients and there’s nothing that excites us more than helping...
29 Jan

Timeless Style

I love my interior design books so I was thrilled when my sweet sister-in-law gave me Suzanne Kasler’s Timeless Style for Christmas. As I flipped through the book page by page, I realized that over the years I had clipped and catalogued many of her rooms from Veranda, House Beautiful, Elle Decor and more…...