Category: Lifestyle

Gratitude and Direction

We are now, I have no idea how many days, into this quarantine but I know we are somewhere around five weeks into it and I have to express my gratitude for all that I have been able to realize. This time has required me to slow down and take an assessment of what is really important in my life, what I want in … Read More Gratitude and Direction

House #4 HGTV 100 Day Dream Home

The season finale was just about one week ago and it ended with a house that was super special to me. It was special on many levels. First, the house was built in the MiraBay Community where I have been designing houses in since the start of my career. In fact, it was the main community that I was designing in when I returned … Read More House #4 HGTV 100 Day Dream Home

Design For Better Health

As we continue to dig into this stay at home quarantine I have been taking the time to continue to increase my knowledge and skills. I have always talked about how design is influenced by psychology, that things like color theory have a basis in our thought patterns. I have been doing a great deal of continued study about the inclusion of natural elements … Read More Design For Better Health

Designing From Home

I know that I am not the only one working from home at this time. So I thought I would update everyone on all that we can still do from home. We have full design capability from our home office. In fact here is my morning view. I have added lots of new great items to the online store. Check out the fantastic pillows, … Read More Designing From Home

Artfully Curated

With all of the craziness that has been going on with the Covid-19 virus so many of us are at home looking around and realizing that we would love to do some updates to our homes. So with that in mind I have reopened the online store. I had gotten away from posting all of our available products online because I really wanted to … Read More Artfully Curated

100 Day Dream Home – House #2

Did you watch last night? Were you in love with this fun family that was clearing a jungle lot to build their dream home for their family? Want to know more about the process and how it all came together? Well let’s talk about this fantastic home. The first step is getting all the background information on the homeowner. Watching videos to get to … Read More 100 Day Dream Home – House #2

Finding Zen

It is International Women’s Day and I thought it was important to talk about how we as women handle so many things. It is also super important for us to stop putting ourselves last. As a Mom and business owner it can be so hard to find time for myself. It is super easy to do for everyone else. To make sure that the … Read More Finding Zen

Let’s Talk Design Process

So often I am asked what my process is and what trends I am loving. So I thought I would talk a little about the process and one of my favorite design directions right now. As many of you know I have been talking about how maximalism is a lot of the current trends that we are seeing. These looks are fantastic and the … Read More Let’s Talk Design Process

House Number 1 for HGTV 100 Day Dream Home

The first episode that we designed aired on the 16th! I think the house looked amazing, if I do say so myself! We worked with a fantastic team from Home Frostings to achieve this fantastic look mixing my designs with pieces from Artful Conceptions and Home Frostings for this fantastic outcome. Check out this great room! This house has a huge front room, in … Read More House Number 1 for HGTV 100 Day Dream Home

4 More Days Until HGTV 100 Day Dream Home!

If you have been following on Instagram and Facebook you have probably seen a bunch of posts about HGTV and some new things that we have been working on. The biggest thing is that I have been honored to be the designer on 4 of the upcoming houses on the brand new show 100 Day Dream Homes. The show airs on Sunday at 10pm … Read More 4 More Days Until HGTV 100 Day Dream Home!

Year in Review

It has been a super busy year at Artful Conceptions. We have worked on some amazing projects and had some fantastic things happen! Here are some pictures from some of the amazing homes we worked on and designed this year! There were some amazing opportunities that I got to experience such as IFDA Selects and the Insider’s Tour at High Point Market. There were … Read More Year in Review

Let’s Build Together!

So here I am again apologizing for not keeping up with the blog. Yup, it has been crazy here at Artful Conceptions. We have been working on so many amazing custom homes that I had to stop for a short minute and share some of the process. I know we all think that is easy peasy lemon squeezy and blue prints arrive, LOL! So … Read More Let’s Build Together!

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