Create a Watercolor Masterpiece with a Click

Since I wasn’t born with the natural artistic ability to paint or even produce a good hand sketch, I depend on technology to do that for me. Within seconds, technology can transform a Studio image or any photo I’ve taken into a sketch or watercolor. Today, I was...

Design Success University Meetup at Stanford Furniture

After market today we joined the Design Success University crew for their Meetup at Stanford Furniture showroom. It was my first time to visit their showroom. Their furniture was comfortable and had great style. I snapped several pictures to share. Thanks for the invite Gail...

High Point Furniture Market ~ First Look

Love lumbar pillows on a sofa   Look at the tiebacks – anything goes for tiebacks Larger than life floor lamps Love both pieces but the top piece made me stop and take the shot Great chairs and lamps Style ~ Burlap and Canvas shoes Proofread by Grammarly ~ Visit the...

An exciting opportunity for passion and profits

Yesterday, my friend and colleague Gail Doby, founder and Chief Vision Officer of Design Success University, hosted a live Q&A call all about their upcoming Interior Design Summit. The call was absolutely packed with great information! We heard brilliant questions from...

Lauren Liess ~ Home Tour Video

If you like blogs, I highly recommend that you subscribe to Lauren’s blog.  She’s a charming interior designer with a unique style that’s casual and so inviting.  She shares her clients projects before and after as well as lots of other tips.  NBC recently...

Key Measurements to Help Design a Kitchen by Houzz

Check out this article on Houzz about kitchen design! Whether you are moving into an existing kitchen, remodeling the one you have or building a new one, understanding a few key measurements and organizational guidelines can help your culinary life run more smoothly. Kitchens...

Pantone announces their “Color of the Year” for 2014

Pantone announced their “Color of the Year” for 2014 Radiant Orchid. What do you think? What accents or rooms will this color be used in? Very soothing to the eye.

To Pick Your Brain (so funny) by Marie Forleo

I ran across this great blog post today by Marie Forleo. It’s about people asking for free advice. Her video in the post is absolutely hilarious. I recommend subscribing to her blog and liking her on Facebook. She gets right to the point! by Debbie Green

Studio Live! Gradient Fills & Texture (BONUS: Rowley’s Room Design Challenge)

  Merlyn, Studio’s webinar host, never seems to run out of innovative ways to use Studio. This month, she contacted Rowley Co. and asked if we could join in the fun for their inspirational and educational Room Design Challenge  – from design to fabrication....

WFCP annual color challenge is back!

 WFCP Annual Color Challenge is Back! Below is a note from Deb Barrett, ****************************************** We had so much fun with the color blocking project that this year we have put together another challenge. We know that a lot of you are proficient in the rendering...