For me, interior design always starts with WHY!  As a licensed therapist & mama of three, I use the psychology of intention to design functional homes where we can deeply connect.


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Whether it’s a new coat of paint or simply rearranging the furniture, little updates can keep your home feeling fresh. So skip the full renovation, and start small! Scale your way up with my totally-doable DIYS.

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Our homes need to be so much more than beautiful! Each room sets the stage for our relationships to play out — so, we must create space for the experiences we want to have.
This is the WHY that guides every design project, big and small.
  

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This DIY made all the difference in our home! We went with a hi-lo solution that provided the bed mechanics and customized the exterior, creating a relaxing Desert Den that moonlights 
as a guest room.


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This gorgeous bronze brings richness and
warmth to any space, indoors or out! We
painted our DIY mid century modern fence 
and felt an instant uplevel in sophistication
of our outdoor living area. 
 
 
  

Sherwin-Williams 
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After receiving “Best New Blog” in 2017, Anita was chosen by HGTV to lead design production for their 2019 Dream Home. 

 

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I get it. Pinterest isn't always realistic or attainable. And for most of us, we've got that champagne taste on a seltzer budget. I'm here to help inspire you with a fresh, affordable take on interior design.