Thanksgiving Table ideas

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  But it’s not too late to conquer your “How to set a table” fears.  Anything goes, Just ask one of my all time favorite entertaining mentors….Snoopy. That’s right, jelly beans and popcorn will do just fine if you find you have to improvise.

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Houzz article: How to prioritize home projects

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Check out this great article from on how to prioritize home projects.  It has some great tips and information that can be a huge help to getting you from overwhelmed to organized!

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Houzz – article; working with Pros

Do you know about  If not, be sure to check it out.  Houzz is a collaborative platform for home remodeling and design, bringing homeowners and home professionals together in a uniquely visual community.Read More


Seattle Times: HomeWork Article

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Recently I had the privilege to write an article for The Seattle Times “HomeWork” section which was published on May 3, 2014.  It’s always a pleasure to share some advice and expertise from I’ve learned over the years as an interior designer. Read More


The Power of a Pillow

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My post today will hopefully inspire you to be a little bolder this spring adding in a pop of color and pattern by the Power of a Pillow.   Read More


Alexa Hampton-Seattle

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I’m writing this post on a snowy Seattle Sunday morning.  Which is rare around here, and fairly mild compared to what the rest of the country has been going through this winter.

I recently had the great honor of meeting one of my favorite mentors in the Interior Design Field, Alexa Hampton.   She is a New York city based designer who’s work is some of the best in the country. I have followed her work for many years, so it was very exciting to meet her and hear her speak about her  design philosophies and her passion for interior design.

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seahawk paint_opt12….No further explanation needed if you are a resident of the Pacific Northwest.  And you don’t have to look very far right now to see the number 12 flying high, attached to cars, t-shirts, social media sites and duct tape. Yes, even duct tape.  (maybe a little extreme….you decide.)  12th man fever is in full force as the Seattle Seahawks get ready for the NFC championship game this Sunday.    Read More