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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.


Spring Birding Essentials

Birding is an activity for all ages - proper clothing for the weather, and a means to identify and document observations are all that’s necessary to get started.

Bee-ginning Beekeeping

While honey may be a beekeeper’s sweetest reward, the hardworking honey bee, Apis mellifera, is fascinating to observe, and it’s the only insect on the planet that produces food for humans.


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