Tag: Designing You

Your Environment Sets Your Mood

Everyday we allow our environment to determine how we feel. I know most of you are screaming at this thought. But here is what I mean, the majority of our every day decisions are made by mental processes that are put into motion by our environment and operate outside of conscious awareness and guidance. We make decisions based on how the information is presented … Read More Your Environment Sets Your Mood

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

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

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

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

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Architecture, History and Fun!

I have been making travel a huge priority in our lives recently. Partly to see new things but mostly to be inspired for future designs. I know we keep seeing all of these modern, open floor plan super clean looks. But honestly I am so in the mood for some traditional design, defined rooms and details. Check out these doors! I am so in … Read More Architecture, History and Fun!

Let’s Get Real!

Ok, I have to apologize again for my slacking on recent posts. It has been crazy on so many fronts. And to be truthful I want to get really real here. For those of you who just want to talk design this may be the blog post you just skip. For those of you who have picked up Artfully Curated ( available on Amazon!) … Read More Let’s Get Real!

Are you joining for the Insider’s Tour?

I am so excited to be hosting the Spring Insider’s Tour this High Point Market! We are getting so close to the end of sign up I wanted to let everyone know some of the amazing places we will be stopping at. Our first stop will be at Kravet with some very special guests that I know you will want to meet! And of … Read More Are you joining for the Insider’s Tour?

Final Thoughts on Fall High Point Market

I can’t believe it is almost Thanksgiving which, means it has been more than a month since High Point Market. So I thought I would give one final post on the direction that I see design trends going and why as a designer High Point Market is a must. An area that is growing in the design industry is the dorm room/starter apartment/first home … Read More Final Thoughts on Fall High Point Market

Let’s Talk Color!

So often recently we hear all about neutrals. And yes I love neutrals but they have a place, a whole home should not be neutrals from top to bottom. You can go with pops of color or go bold with some large pieces in color. The right amount of color mixed with neutrals gives the space a huge impact. It’s not something to be … Read More Let’s Talk Color!

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