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How to feng shui your dreams

It was 2006 and Bob Proctor and John Assa, law of attraction experts, were guests that day on Ellen Degeneres. They were there to discuss the “it” book of the year, called The Secret. In truth it really wasn’t any secret. Why? We...
by Ab home interiors on Aug 25, 2015

How to decorate your entryway

Many designers across the country are starting to offer design services virtually; myself included. The question most often asked is, how does it work? Can you really get a designer look without working one on one with the designer? Well I’m no...
by Ab home interiors on Aug 21, 2015

5 paint colors guaranteed to make you feel good

I can’t think of anything more uplifting than fresh color that makes the house pop. Whether on the walls, trim or a fabulous built-in, fresh colors are sure to make your house scream high style. I’m currently working on a large family roo...
by Ab home interiors on Aug 18, 2015

3 Simple Unorthodox Rules To Manage Clutter

Even though I am an interior designer and feng shui practitioner, I find that a good portion of my business is about simple clutter control. Everyone has clutter. Even me. But I would never say that out loud….or did I just do that? I often wond...
by Ab home interiors on Aug 7, 2015

Master the art of living through feng shui

When it comes to our every day lives it’s easy to hop into auto pilot. Settling into routines that seem to make life easier but in reality we are just going through the motions and not really being present. Combine that with chaos, or a hecti...
by Ab home interiors on Aug 4, 2015

The essentials for every beach bag

While the summer may be almost over, the fact remains it’s not over yet! I’m clinging on to every last day of summer until every drop of it is gone. For most people August is the last ditch effort to make the summer fun and memorable, esp...
by Ab home interiors on Jul 31, 2015

9 feng shui secrets to de stress your home

Do you ever get that feeling of being completely overwhelmed? So stressed out you can’t even make a decision? Of course, we all do! What you may not realize is your home’s energy may be contributing to that stress. Our homes hang onto ene...
by Ab home interiors on Jul 24, 2015

Unsexy household items that every house needs

Being an interior designer can be a lot of fun. I’m surrounded by tons of house candy in delicious colors and shapes, that make a house into a home. But all of these pretty items require behind-the-scenes magic to make them work. Case in point,...
by Ab home interiors on Jul 21, 2015

How To Easily Add Decadence To Your Bathroom

Let’s face it, we spend a lot of time in our bathrooms. It’s one of the first places we see in the morning, and one of the last places we go in the evening. It never ceases to amaze me how many bathrooms I go into that look like a war zon...
by Ab home interiors on Jul 17, 2015

7 Hot Interior Design Trends Everyone Needs to Know About

Don’t you just love trends? I for one am not big fan of the word, but do appreciate that they set the tone for what’s to come. Trends help me prepare for what’s next, and what to expect in the marketplace. Often, a trend will slowl...
by Ab home interiors on Jul 13, 2015

7 hot interior design trends everyone needs to know about

Don’t you just love trends? I for one am not big fan of the word, but do appreciate that they set the tone for what’s to come. Trends help me prepare for what’s next, and what to expect in the marketplace. Often, a trend will slowl...
by Ab home interiors on Jul 13, 2015

Are Electronics Disrupting Your Sleep?

There are two things in the study of feng shui that are considered detrimental to our health – clutter and electronics. The worst place to put these items? In the bedroom. I write about feng shui basics all the time, but my most popular pos...
by Ab home interiors on Jul 10, 2015

Where Interior Designers Like To Shop

It’s funny, when ever I tell a new client that I’m going out of town to Atlanta for Market, they raise an eyebrow in confusion. Depending on who you ask, Market can be Antiques, flea or according to Grandma, it’s the place you buy l...
by Ab home interiors on Jul 9, 2015

Unemployed? How to feng shui your career

When I started my podcast, Design 101, two years ago, it was clear to me that it would encompass everything from our homes, businesses, inspirations and motivations. And one of the things I say in my intro is that there are many ways to achieve balan...
by Ab home interiors on Jul 7, 2015

What not to do when decluttering

The number one culprit for disorganization in our lives is clutter. Whether at home, in your office or even in your car, things just seem to accumulate. Thinking back to when times were simpler, say over a hundred years ago, we had little to no clutt...
by Ab home interiors on Jun 26, 2015

Do your barstools measure up?

Here in Nashville, good barstools are hard to come by. If you ask anyone where they shop, it’s usually pier one, or the local billiards store. When I lived in California we had a ton of places to shop for great barstools, but if you don’t have a...
by Ab home interiors on Jun 16, 2015

Is Your Closet Making You Fat?

The topic of discussion amongst women always seems to be around diet’s and fitness. Sure there are other things like kids, vacations, and other paraphernalia called life, but all women are seeking the holy grail to get it right. I have exercised my...
by Ab home interiors on Jun 9, 2015

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is upon us and it’s a great way to not only celebrate the special men in your life, but also show them your appreciation by showering them with gifts! Step outside of the box of gifting handmade mugs, ties, and hammers as Father’s...
by Ab home interiors on Jun 5, 2015

The Biggest Mistakes You’re Probably Making In Your Bedroom

Design can be a tricky thing. When done well, it can instantly change the feeling of a room and make your heart sing. Unfortunately, there are a lot of common mistakes I see again and again from client’s who just don’t know any better. To an untr...
by Ab home interiors on Jun 2, 2015

7 design tips to improve your laundry room

Laundry rooms are often the last source for design inspiration, and few homeowner’s put effort into making them special. But talk to any mom with a house full of kids, pets, and various other “life” happenings, and they will tell you that they...
by Ab home interiors on May 15, 2015


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