New Project: Design-Forward Neutral Nursery Inspiration!

Remember when I told you I’ve got a zillion interior design projects on my plate? I wasn’t kidding! Here’s another one in the works, also for Kim of Eat, Sleep, Wear. Kim is due with her first child (a boy!) on August 29, and we’re slipping in just under the wire with a sophisticated nursery that reflects […]

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Project Eat, Sleep, Wear: Mix and Match Accent Tables for the Living Room

Remember when I introduced you to the living and dining room makeover I’m doing for Kim from Eat, Sleep, Wear? Well, we’re shooting it next week and I can barely contain my excitement! With each interiors project I complete, I find myself being ever more intentional about every decision; whereas I used to spend a […]

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The Easiest DIY Flower Arrangements that Double As Party Favors!

In a one month period, I’m attending a baby shower, a wedding, a birthday party, and a just-because barbecue. There’s nothing like summer’s long days and steamy nights to inspire every manner of social get-together! So in honor of the weekend and the seemingly endless opportunities to throw a stylish shindig, I’ve got another one […]

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New Project Alert: A Petite Utilitarian Kitchen Renovation with Build.com!

There’s no doubt that I love our recently completed kitchen renovation, and there’s also no question I’m happy to have the rest of our house nearly finished too. But the one downside of having every space in my own home squared away? I have to find other ways to scratch my constant itch to redecorate! […]

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Three Lights, Three Looks: Dining Room Lighting For Every Style

When I’m decorating a space, choosing the lighting is my favorite part. A great fixture can absolutely make a room! Sometimes I’ll select lighting after the bigger furniture elements have been decided, but more often than not I’ll know from the outset exactly what lamps, pendants, and chandeliers I want to use. In other words, I use […]

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Project Update: Kim’s Neutral California Modern Living Room

I’m basically the world’s worst blogger lately. The more projects I embark upon that take me away from my desk, the harder it becomes to keep up with it all. This week I spent several 15 hour days on set for a dream styling job (more on that when I’m allowed to share!), and I’ve […]

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Colorful Office Makeover Reveal: Textured Area Rugs by Jaipur Living

It’s been so fun sharing the highlights from the studio makeover that my work wife Caroline and I created for her sister Margaret! The positive feedback the space has received since the big reveal last week has been overwhelming. We’re so thrilled you guys are loving the space as much as we do! Frankly, I’m […]

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Our Kitchen Reno: Whirlpool Compact Stackable Washer and Dryer

Without a doubt, one of the most important elements in our kitchen makeover has been the upgrade in our laundry setup. The existing washer and dryer were the biggest impetus for starting the renovation process as quickly as possible after moving in; and they also represented the most significant problem solving we had to do […]

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Project Reveal: Art Deco-Inspired Studio with a Checkerboard Ceiling!

Last winter, my work wife Caroline and I embarked upon what might be our most epic project yet. That’s saying a lot, considering the 9 month renovation process at our studio Light Lab! But for that space, we had some experts on hand to support with the technical aspects of the buildout; this time around, […]

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The Roots of Modern + Art Deco Decor in ‘Making America Modern’

Fun fact: Right after I finished college, I spent 8 weeks at grad school for interior design. In that short time, my instructors had me redo almost all my projects because I kept trying to turn them into history assignments, rather than design explorations. Needless to say, the program wasn’t the right fit (hence spending […]

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See Our Open Floor Plan Living Room + Dining Room On My Domaine!

It’s been a long time coming, but at last the reveal of our open floor plan living room and dining room is up on My Domaine! This project took almost a year to come together, in large part because—much like the old adage about the cobbler’s children who go without shoes—my own space always seems […]

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Eclectic Modern Bedroom + Closet Inspiration from Modtage Design

Lately, my favorite interiors projects are the ones in which bold, simple shapes take center stage. Never underestimate the power of repeating circles, squares, or ovals to make a memorable impact! Case in point? This chic boudoir install from Modtage Design at this year’s San Francisco Decorators Showcase illustrates how brilliantly simple forms can combine […]

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