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The Last Christmas Cookie: A Reflection on Perfection and Being a Woman

Hi everyone - this time of year is a little stressful, isn't it?  I've been thinking about the "pressure" I feel and realizing that most of this holiday stress is self-imposed.  Why do I feel the need to match what I think everyone else is doing?  Why would I assume that my family expects baked… Continue reading The Last Christmas Cookie: A Reflection on Perfection and Being a Woman

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House Hunters Renovation: Look for me on HGTV this Saturday!

Some of you know this already and I apologize in advance for the re-telling. This summer I received a surprising (and quite wonderful) invitation from an HGTV production company to be featured as a designer for their show House Hunters Renovation.  Naturally, I accepted, and was assigned to a cute couple (and their new home).… Continue reading House Hunters Renovation: Look for me on HGTV this Saturday!

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Making Fall Household Chores Fun with Author Paul Deniken

This week author Paul Denikin, from Dad Knows DIY, guest blogs and shares some smart tips on how to make some necessary home chores interesting for your children.  Paul is a father of two - his youngest child, Maggie, has special needs.   Paul has come into being "handy" through necessity and he is passionate about… Continue reading Making Fall Household Chores Fun with Author Paul Deniken

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Cloth + Gold: A New Denver Startup Has Tips To Help You Rock Your Next Dinner Party

Face to face social interaction is proven to increase happiness and help you live longer.  We are increasingly isolating ourselves with technology and the ramifications of that are just starting to be understood.  Gathering around a table with people you enjoy and sharing a meal is an easy way to increase your sense of community,… Continue reading Cloth + Gold: A New Denver Startup Has Tips To Help You Rock Your Next Dinner Party

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Flooring Choices for Your Home: Pros and Cons of Carpet, Hardwood and Laminate

Hi everyone!  I was out recently on vacation with my family and Denver's Floor Club offered to write a guest post for me on picking the perfect floor for your home.  I am at The Floor Club almost once a week (sometimes more) with clients.  I interviewed one of their sales representatives, Jessica Cochran, last Spring… Continue reading Flooring Choices for Your Home: Pros and Cons of Carpet, Hardwood and Laminate

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A Talk With: Colorado Interior Designer Laura Medicus – An excerpt from Luxe Magazine’s “The Insider”

 Yes, you read the headline correctly and I swear I'm not interviewing myself Rupert Pupkin-style from The King of Comedy.  An interview I gave entitled "The Insider" with Christine DeOrio for Luxe Interiors + Design Colorado came out this month (the March/April issue is out in stores now) and I thought I would share an excerpt and a little more of… Continue reading A Talk With: Colorado Interior Designer Laura Medicus – An excerpt from Luxe Magazine’s “The Insider”

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A Talk With Denver Photographer Ghost Lenz about Being Self Taught, Light, Beauty and the Darkness

Ghost Lenz's photographs jump out at me with a gritty vibrancy and heart that feel immediate and raw.   Human moments - connections with strangers - his photographs are beating with life.  He shared his thoughts with me recently about being a self-taught photographer, taking risks, curiosity about the unseen and the origins and meaning of his name.… Continue reading A Talk With Denver Photographer Ghost Lenz about Being Self Taught, Light, Beauty and the Darkness

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A Talk With Denver Photographer Sara Yoder About Community, Architecture and Her Upcoming Show

I met Sara Yoder two years ago when I was shopping around for an interiors photographer for my projects.  I was immediately drawn to her photographs - her landscapes, both urban and natural, are a fascinating combination of power and stillness.   She also brings a rational, calm eye to her interior photographs that really connect with me.  I… Continue reading A Talk With Denver Photographer Sara Yoder About Community, Architecture and Her Upcoming Show

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A Talk With Colorado Artist Jeremy Burns About Tips for Hanging Art and Supporting Local Artists

I've worked with Jeremy Burns as an art installer for my clients for over 5 years now and it took me a while to realize that not only is he a working artist, he's also responsible for some of my favorite murals around Denver.  I thought this would be a great place to talk with him… Continue reading A Talk With Colorado Artist Jeremy Burns About Tips for Hanging Art and Supporting Local Artists