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Posts from the ‘Interior Design’ Category

SOMEONE NOMINATE ME…Because I AM Freaking Out With Excitement !!

TRADITIONAL HOME MAGAZINE

is looking for designers for their upcoming issue.

…and…seriously  I can barely contain myself with excitement.

It has been a BIG TIME dream of mine to have our home published.

Like REALLY BIG TIME.

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LIGHTING… You LIGHT up our lives !

Take a LIGHTING trip around the world with me.

Are you up for quick trip around the world?

I have a plan.  Let’s travel for free.

RIGHT NOW.

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DOORS ARE THE GATEWAY TO BEAUTY

I am an Interior Designer.

I draw a great deal of inspiration from my travels.

 I truly believe travel has shaped the designer that I am today.

I recently wrote a Guest Blog Post for Kelly over at Modern Earth Design.

Thought I would share my door photography and snippets of my guest blog post with you….

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I Was BORN In a BARN at Christmas

Ok, I made that part up.  If you asked my parents, they would have told you that my dinner manners qualified me for living in a barn status.

 So, technically, I could have been born in a barn.

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BALI ~ YOU MAKE ME FREAK OUT WITH EXCITEMENT ~ furniture, lighting, carvings = bliss

Could you ever imagine yourself living on a warm tropical island?

I can.

Wait, let me think about it for a minute.

Twist my rubber arm

Thinking….Thinking….comptemplating for one more moment

YES YES YES YES !!!

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DESIGN INSPIRATION IS EVERYWHERE…..

I have been thinking

WHOAHaaa NELLY, you are thinking ~ what is she up to now ?!!! ~

I have a beautiful challenge in life.

Designing the life I want to live.

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A Unique Outdoor Landscape- A pool built in an old Stone Barn Foundation.

I am a designer.

Nothing boring ever happens.  Ever.

Well, one exception: Excel spread sheets.  B*O*R*I*N*G

However, in design, so many things are EXCITING !!!

I like to jump outside the box a little.

CASE IN POINT :

Our pool

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How to create stunning outdoor lighting with grapevine

Do you love these as much as I do?  Clearly, not only am I a white cotton sheet hussy, I am a grapevine lighting trollop too.  Are you a floozy just like me?

Photography by Andrew Grinton Photography

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Poppytalk: Covet Garden Online Magazine

 

 

 

Wowsers !!…..

Has anyone else fallen in love with this online decorating magazine ?!!! Where have I been all my life ?!  It was love at first sight !  Ok, truth be told it is a new on line mag and it is D-E-L-I-S-H.

Just wanted to give you the scoop FIRST !  I am hooked.

Have a look ………poppytalk: Covet Garden Online Magazine.

P.S. No one pays me to say this stuff (truth, truth), I just fell in love with it all on my own.

 True , authentic , real interior design.

SEYCHELLES …..YOU ARE THE ICING ON MY CAKE…..

~ MY INSPIRATION ~

As many of you have figured out by now, NORTH ISLAND Seychelles is one of my design inspiration locations. It was also the honeymoon location for Prince William and Kate ! This incredible island destination, is a designer heaven. It inspires me and helps me to keep my eye on the prize. I just look at these pictures, and it makes me want to hop on a plane and shop in Bali to recreate this vision-warmth-feel. Almost every item in these photos is from Bali. The attention to detail is remarkable. We all need, and are encouraged my inspirational projects. This one is mine ~ my inspiration ~

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