Building Tips

September 13, 2022

Hi friends! An instagram follower recently asked me what I would be sure to include when building or renovating a home. I decided to poll my audience for what they would be sure to include. So if you are in the midst of a renovation or building a home, this post is for you. For

Favorite Finds and Things

August 17, 2022

Hi Friends! I have been busy this summer traveling and getting ready for a fun fall of tours and blog exclusives. In the meantime, I wanted to share some of my favorite finds with you as of recent. A perfect transitional mix to take you from summer into fall with home decor, fashion, and accessories.

Beyond the Curb with Libby’s Movie Hunt

August 9, 2022

Some homes stand a part with their presence. They hold great stature, elegance, and grandeur. My friend Libby’s home is surely one of those outstanding estates to remember. Originally built by the former Governor Clements of Texas, this home feels grand but cozy. It is full of beautiful collections displayed in clever ways, as well


July 13, 2022

The most frequently asked question at The Potted Boxwood is: “What is the paint color?”   I understand why. Finding the right paint color is tricky, and so often it doesn’t turn out the way people envision.Pictures are brightened and edited, plus online doesn’t translate to real life in more ways than one.

Beyond the Curb with Tori Rubinson

June 17, 2022

Almost two years ago I was in Fort Worth, Texas and spotted the most beautiful new construction I have seen in years. Fast forward an instagram post later, and interior designer Tori Rubinson was so gracious as to show me inside her gorgeous new home that she designed for her young family.

Beyond the Curb Beach House with Allyson Runnels

May 25, 2022

Visiting the beach on 30A in the panhandle of Florida is always a treat, especially when we get another fabulous home tour from designer Allyson Runnels. She recently worked with a family from Nashville to design a chic modern beach home. While the focus of the home is the direct access beach views, the interiors

Springing into Summer

May 18, 2022

Hi friends! I have a fun beach house tour to be posted Friday and the PAINT blog post is coming Monday! In the meantime, I thought I would share a few things that have caught my eye recently. I feel so drawn to color and pretty pattern these days, more than usual. I can’t believe

Beyond the Curb with Elizabeth Cook

April 6, 2022

I have been fortunate enough to step into the homes of some very talented women who have done an excellent job of sourcing unique finds for their spaces. Many of whom are not trained designers, but have sharp senses and ways to scour for high-end finds. I think it is safe to say that this

Spring Refresh

April 3, 2022

Spring is definitely in the air, and I wanted to share some things that have recently caught my eye! Stay tuned for another Beyond the Curb home tour post and sources tomorrow!

Beyond the Curb with Anna Fiascone

March 29, 2022

While I was in Hinsdale, I was fortunate enough to tour one of the most iconic homes in this charming Chicago suburb. Anna Fiascone took me through this colorful home that was once a dairy barn in 1898 for the house next door. In 1924, it was converted into a residence.  Despite a long history,