Blog/Visual Journal


Pinch Me! I have just experienced my FIRST Art Show, which was held at the Art Lounge in Spartanburg, SC. I am so touched and grateful for everyone who came out to support me.  It was a grand success because of all of you!! I sold all 36 paintings and pen & ink pieces, and…

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Green with Envy

St. Patricks Day is coming up and the Savannah Girl in me is coming out! I’m Green With Envy over these inspiring goodies for the home. Enjoy!!

Tommy Mitchell

“Do you see what I see?” “Uh-huh.” Silence. “That’s insane.” My mother and I stumbled upon the incredibly talented Tommy Mitchell and his showroom at the Atlanta Market in January. The first piece that caught my eye was a table with gold leaf butterflies under an acrylic box.  It was perfect. I had to go…

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The Real Deal

Would you do anything crazy that required you to FACE your FEARS and get out of your comfort zone? What if your friend asked you to do it? What if your friend had cancer? In 5 short weeks, I will be doing just that. I will be participating in Dancing With the Spartanburg Stars on March 27th…

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Tubes of Paint

Are You Doing What You Love?

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! This is my first post of 2015, and I’m very excited about it. I am just coming up to breathe from the mad dash of Thanksgiving to Christmas and all the stress, I mean blessings, that come with it. I am ready to start fresh with NEW goals, NEW projects and most…

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Updating the Outdated Round 2

Well, it’s time for an another round of “Updating the Outdated.” My husband and I graciously accepted any furniture hand-me-downs from our parents and grandparents when we first got married. I received my grandmother’s sofa bed, (do they make those anymore?) and I covered it in a white and cream cut-velvet. This fabric was neutral…

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Updating the outdated

I love following the One Room Challenge that Calling It Home hosts in the Spring. It is such a treat to follow some amazing designers as they transform a room in only 6 weeks. The results are drastically different and inspiringly creative. Some of my favorites are The English Room, Bijou & Boheme, The Pink…

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Falling for Plum


selenite powers

I first fell in love with SELENITE when I had the opportunity to tour SCAD’s president, Paula Wallace’s incredible home when she graciously opened it up for a tour. I came home and immediately ordered a box of it, not knowing what to do with it. Now, that it is everywhere, I am learning more…

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Kantha Beauties

My new Design Obsession is the colorful design of the Kantha Blanket. These beauties are created by stitching together and reusing vintage cotton saris from Bengal, India. They are gorgeous folded at the end of a bed or thrown across a sofa for an added “boho” feel with perfect shots of color. Definitely a conversation…

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