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Disconnect to Reconnect

People have an instinct to belong to small groups - a tribe, if you will. Due to the growth in technology, this tribal connection has seemingly been lost in our modern society.  I believe that we can reclaim those small groups and relationships through design.

Design on a Budget

Decorating on a budget isn’t about being cheap, it’s about being smart. Make the right decisions that will give you the best value for your money using these simple tips.

Fantastic Furnishings: Mixing Patterns in Design

While you are exploring fabrics and color, always consider the use or function of the room and the mood you wish to create. The use of soft neutrals, mid-range colors, and gentle patterns helps to control visual noise and therefore calms the environment. Alternatively, an exuberant color palette with multiple active patterns will bring life and energy to a room.


Glide Like the Wind: Iceboat Sailing

Iceboat sailing, also known as ice yacht sailing, has been a popular winter pastime for many who relish the feel of the wind taking hold of their sails and propelling them across the frozen surface of a lake at breakneck speeds.

Envision a New Ada

Nestled along the Grand River in West Michigan, in a quiet corner east of Grand Rapids, lies a little town with a big future.

Hostess Gifts: Beyond the Wine

This year, instead of a traditional bottle of wine, perhaps something different is in order. So be prepared. The trick is to be thoughtful. What does the host enjoy? Here’s some inspiration for all of your event gifting.


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