Memos From A Soccer Mom

Apr17

Memos From A Soccer Mom-Let’s Talk Laundry

Laundry……Not a glamorous topic of conversation for a designer but a very practical topic of conversation for a soccer mom. 960…..that’s the approximate number of loads of laundry done in our home per year.  Break it down and that’s 80 loads a month, 20 loads a week. That’s a lot of laundry! But with 3 kids who play sports and a husband who coaches, it’s a part of daily life. And I need function and efficiency when it comes to getting the laundry done. Here are my top 4 tips for laundry room design. Read More

Feb27

Memos From A Soccer Mom

Welcome to my new blog series, Memos from a Soccer Mom.

In the design world, a memo is a small piece of fabric, wall covering, or other material that is representative of the product. The sample generally comes with technical information such as size and color and a pattern repeat if applicable.  Sort of a testing piece that interior designers use to see how the fabric will look with a paint color, floor tile, and other fabrics for the room design prior to ordering full yards.

In The non-design world, a memo is a short note designating something to be remembered, especially something to be done or acted upon in the future; a reminder.  So these are my “memos” shared from an interior designer who is also a soccer mom.Read More