Tag: Inspiration

Timeless Inspiration in Landscape – “Classical Nature”

Inspiration from beautiful landscape design can translate to interior design. Classical principles of design including organization of site lines, formality and stylistic periods in history are common to both landscape and interior design.

My Inspiration

Inspiration is everywhere. I have been working on the launch of my new web site, and it is finally done! In the process, I designed a logo for my company. The inspiration came from an architectural stone fragment I saw on a trip I took to Rome, Italy in 2007. I wanted the design to… Read more »

Foyers: The First Impression

What is the impression that visitors get when entering your home for the first time?

We all just get one chance for a good first impression. Is your foyer welcoming, inviting, an expression of who you are? See my formula for a great foyer and be inspired by some beautiful examples of great foyers.

Love of Hearts!

A few sweet heart shaped things for Valentine’s Day.

Love a Great Chair!

I love chairs. Chairs are like people, they each have a unique personality. Some are serious, some quirky, some are feminine while others are masculine. Some are quiet, others are loud and quite noticeable… you get the picture. A great chair can be the inspiration for a room, or just what is needed to complete and make a space special and interesting. In this post I show many examples of great chairs for interior design projects. There is also a book review of Chairs: A History by Florence de Dampierre.

Early Fall Break -Blackberry Farm

Nothing is more inspiring than a break from the everyday to enjoy nature. For an early fall break, my husband and I recently got away for a weekend to one of our favorite places

Blackberry Farm in Walland, TN. In this idyllic setting time seems to stand still!