HGTV's Design Star, Season 4: Episode 2, Kitchen Challenge Recap

I’m incredulous. Prepare for a rant. Teflon Tashica made it through another elimination, despite her inability to contribute anything of value to the team, but Amy goes home? I’m starting to get annoyed. I realize there is a lot to [...]

HGTV'sDesign Star: Season 4, Episode 1: First Challenge Recap

Last night was the big premiere of Design Star, Season 4, and since I’ve bonded over the past several months with Season 3 runner-up Matt Locke, I thought it’d be fun to trade dish with him after the episode aired. [...]

Mini-Makeover Winner!

Congratulations to Beth (and Ruben), who won our "Luckiest Day" giveaway.Upon arrival at their house this morning, I quickly decided their home office was where I could make the most impact in a short amount of time, using the furniture [...]

Entry Makeover

Simple changes will often yield great results, as was the case with this entry makeover. BEFORE Pretty bare, no? AFTER Silk curtain panels on the French doors hide exercise equipment from view and coordinate with new artwork on entry walls. [...]

A Boost of Color

Today's client has a beautiful display area in her dining room and fabulous color on the walls...but the plethora of clear glass in the built-ins isn't creating the impact the space is capable of. BEFOREAFTER I gathered a ton of bright-colored [...]