Utilizing Natural Minerals in Design


The trick to a successful design is to find those certain small elements that really give it an extra edge or added detail, and minerals are perfect for this purpose.  They are truly God’s beautiful gifts, if not for anything but to just stare at with awe.  And, there are so many options out there. … Continue reading

Artist Spotlight: Dale Chihuly @ The Dallas Arboretum


World renowned artist, Dale Chihuly, who’s famous for his use of bold colors and abundance of imagination, now has his garden sculptures at the Dallas Arboretum! These beautiful pieces premiered at the arboretum on May 5th and are “expected to draw record attendance,” says AT&T’s regional vice-president Holly Reed. AT&T is presenting the exhibit, and … Continue reading

Vendor Spotlight: Pettigrew Luxury Showroom in Dallas, Texas


Hi all!  This week’s post is mostly eye candy with photos of the finished RSVP vignette in the beautiful Pettigrew Luxury Showroom located in the Dallas Design District.  We are extremely happy with how it turned out!  All the great people at Pettigrew were so wonderful to work with, too!  Thanks Ellie, Ryan, Patrick, Jim, … Continue reading

Creative Collaboration


A couple of weeks ago we gave you a sneak peak at our collaboration with the Dallas Pettigrew showroom.  Now, we’d like to share some of our inspiration for the concept “Uniquely Green” with photos of different elements that inspired the vignette! It all began with an addiction to grape wood!  It’s beautiful, organic, unique … Continue reading

Out of the Mouths of Babes


This week, we are not totally focused on design but about inspiration.  As a grandmother, mother, and aunt, I have numerous stories about the young children that have influenced and inspired me.  They innocently say exactly what they are thinking, and in return, I find myself with new and interesting ideas. Being the proud Yaya … Continue reading