Sustainable Design

My Holiday Gift Feel Good Space Favorites

This holiday season I thought I would share some of my favorite gift ideas for creating feel good spaces.  In case you did not know, feel good spaces help you reprogram you energy, transform your life and serve as a catalyst to recreating yourself.  These are principles based on my first book Feel Good Spaces:  […] Read more…

Inspiration Palette From The Sand

Just got back from Spring Break in the Outer Banks, NC.  I was so inspired by the ocean and in particular the sand that I wanted to use it as inspiration for looking at interior design palettes.  For some reason I decided to take the above photograph while walking on the beach with my sweetheart […] Read more…

Smarter Cabinetry for the Environment

In the process of designing a kitchen for a small basement apartment in Washington, DC I came upon a new environmentally friendly cabinet product called Smart Cabinetry® Smart Cabinetry was used in this model home above we recently decorated. Smart Cabinetry incorporates both solid hardwoods and hardwood veneers in it’s products. These are natural materials with […] Read more…

Listen Up Business Owners: Does Your Business Interior Match Your Brand?

For business owners, an important element of business marketing is the branding and image of your company.  We have branding coaches, read books, view branding webinars and work hard to get that business logo to reflect who we are.  However, whether or not you are a big company or small, whether you entertain clients or […] Read more…

ILLUSION TO ILLUMINATION SUMMIT: Free Teleclass The Power of Personal Space, November 30th

The Power of Personal Space: Exercising One of the Five Cardinal Rules of Feng Shui Wednesday, November 30th at 7 PM EST Featuring Sherry Ways CREATOR OF “FEEL GOOD” SPACES • This talk will empower participants with the understanding of the basic elements of sacred space • How to create one using associated Feng Shui principles • […] Read more…

Sew Thai Silk Takes Eco-Friendly Home Accessories to Another Level

A few years ago I attended the New York Home Textile Show in New York City and was amazed at the beautiful home accessories I found. As a Feng Shui designer and practitioner, I have a passion for Asian fabrics and design. When I was introduced to Siw Thai Silk’s beautiful fabrics and accessories I […] Read more…

Basement Redesign Part 2: Entertaining Sophisticated Style

Recently we completed a basement redesign for a client in Kensington, Maryland.  One side we completed was a children’s play area (see previous post) the other side was an adult entertainment area complete with a customized wine cellar and bar.  We added new sconces to brighten the area, including selecting a great color for the […] Read more…

Eco-Friendly Children’s Play Room Basement Redesign

We recently completed a basement redesign for a client who was interested in an eco-friendly children’s playroom.  We worked to create an interesting design complete with bamboo flooring,and eco-friendly wall covering.  Check out the results: Read more…

Eco-Friendly Wallcoverings Trending Design

One great thing about eco-friendly wallpaper is that it also doesn’t contain VOCs or mold-harboring chemicals. Vinyl-free wall coverings eliminate the risks of air bubbles and it doesn’t contribute to the spread of mildew. These wallpapers are made of natural fibers and come pre-pasted. They are stronger and easy to install and remove. The patterns […] Read more…

One of the Five Cardinal Rules: Creating Sacred Space

Recently I was assisting one of my best repeat clients redecorate her home.  We had worked together several years ago where as I had given her a comprehensive color scheme based on the principles of color therapy.  The results were outstanding.  After several years, the colors I had chosen for her home still held up […] Read more…

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