Bergdorf’s sets the bar for extravagant window dressing, mixing luxury goods, glamour, and sheer artistry into magic. I’m completely inspired by this year’s theme, Holidays on Ice, with its snowy landscapes and designer fashions. Though the latter may be tough to replicate, you can still get the look with a beautifully flocked Christmas tree!
It happens every year: the holiday decorating season. For my modern home in the Texas hill country there’s no real need for a fireplace. This means there’s no sign of a mantel, which is typically the hot spot for winter holiday sparkle. If you’re in the same situation and are looking for a different way to bring the traditional mantel-bound décor into your home, look no further.
My kids love having friends over and playing until their heart’s are content in the playroom. It’s the one room that can be left imperfect and a little messy at times. But even amidst the chaos, I love designing a space that is not only creative and festive, but also stylish in resembling the rest of my home.
'Tis the Season for Greenery
Decorating for the holidays is a cinch. Whether it be lights, wreaths, garlands or ornaments, there are so many options to add that holiday spirit. BUT, do not forget the fresh flowers! There is nothing like real, sweet smelling flowers to make a space feel authentic, grounded, and elegant.
This beautiful time of the year conjures up images of family and friends sitting around a table laughing, making memories, and of course eating. A beautiful table setting only enhances these memory-making events, which is why I couldn’t be more pleased to be a part of this Design and Dine Giveaway by Caeasarstone. I had Continue Reading »
Kari Answers Your Questions About Eco-Friendly Design: To Reuse is to Recycle
This week on Ask an Expert Kari answers all of your questions about eco-friendly design.
I recently bought two tufted vintage sofas off Craigslist. They came in a cream velvet with seventies skirts. As soon as I got home I ripped off the skirting and started researching upholstery. Since I have yet to decide on a theme for my home I can’t quite nail down the color, but I find myself drawn to the green velvet trend going on right now. Perhaps it’s because emerald was chosen as Pantone’s color of the year, but green is the color of the moment right now. Let’s take a look why.
The time for carolers, hot cocoa, and entertaining is upon us making this holiday season and it’s the perfect time to revamp your entryway. As a first look into your home, it’s important to create an entrance that captures the spirit of where you live. Do you want it to scream “someone fun and interesting lives here!” or “in here, you will find a peaceful refuge”? Whatever it is you want to communicate, this is the place to do it and here are some tips on how to help your entryway reach its full potential.
Finding the perfect coffee table can at times be challenging and discouraging. Especially when you have something in mind and can’t seem find the right source. Often a laborious search, you may find yourself looking at countless coffee tables that all resemble each other before finding your perfect match. But don’t fret. Here are a few tables that are completely unique and outside of the typical coffee table box to spark some inspiration.