The Power Of Serendipity When Creating Your Home with Melissa Jenkins

 
Melissa Mary Jenkins is a Canadian watercolor and mixed media artist who also makes her own inks from plant materials she grows or forages on her rural property.  In our conversation today, we talk about the art of layering colors, materials, moods...both in art and in our rooms.  We also share the same passion regarding serendipity: you must slow down to make room for...
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How Your Home Tells Your Story with Heather French

This is a re-released episode from our archives.  This episode originally aired Oct 27, 2017.

Heather French is one half of the design team behind French & French Interiors, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  We talk a lot about how that city has influenced her culturally and visually and how to incorporate your surroundings into your home.  We also hear about how she first...

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Infusing Floral Design Into Your Interiors with Cynthia Zamaria

 
 My guest is floral and interior designer Cynthia Zamaria.  She is full of brightness.  You can hear the optimism and positivity in her voice but even more importantly, she embodies the soul of this podcast, which is to tie together beauty and meaning, style and substance.  We cover a lot of ground from personal philosophy, to home renovations, to specific suggestions...
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Powder Room Makeover with Photowall's Marble Paper

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Ok, let me start by fully admitting that I'm not a perfectionist.  

And I'm impatient. 

And I want to see what something is going to look like before I know if it's going to actually work. 

These three character traits (flaws) came out big time in my latest...

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How Failing Leads You to Your Signature Style with Domicile 37

 

 

My guest is Jessica Reilly the blogger behind Domicile 37.  She has a degree in industrial design with a minor in interior design but these days, she's putting that knowledge into developing her signature style in her own home.  And wow, does she have an incredible eye for design!  I highly recommend you check out the show notes page for this episode to see photos...

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Trusting Your Gut & Finding Joy with Tiffany Brown

 

I have a lot of professional designers on the show but I'm also inspired by people who are just really good at making their homes their own, without any training.  Tiffany Brown is my guest today and she's the blogger behind My Eclectic Nest, which she does simply for her own pleasure, when she's not working her regular, full time job.  What I want to highlight from this...

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Pulling Inspiration from Travel with Found & Collected Design

 
It's mid summer, but we're still trying to keep our distance from each other and many of us have canceled our travel plans so this summer is a bit of a bummer.   Which is why it might be extra important right now to bring our vacations to us if we can't go to them.  My guest this week is Sarah Ramirez of Found & Collected Design and her inspiration comes mostly from...
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The Foraged Home with Joanna Maclennan

 
 
Joanna Maclennan is an interiors photographer and she's just come out with a new book, The Foraged Home.  And here's what I really loved about it.  She shows us, through gorgeous photos, the little treasures we find walking the beach, in the woods, even along the banks of a...
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Art & Rugs: The Missing Links with Impeccable Nest

 

Emma Carole Paradis is one half of the design power-duo, Impeccable Nest.  But her other half in the case, isn't just a business partner or a spouse, it's her mom, Kimberly Carole!  And you're about to hear their story.  You'll also hear us talking a lot about art.  And rugs.  And art.  Because it turns out, both Emm and I belive...

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The Power of Handmade with The Slower Home

 

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Today I'm talking with Melissa Parman of The Slower Home.   Her beautiful photographs of simple, every day pleasures drew me and I encourage you to follow her on Instagram and check out her website.  She and her husband live in a small home in north Texas into which, she has brought many practical things made beautiful by the hands that have...

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