How I Became a Designer

I always wanted to be a designer— I wasn’t sure exactly that would look like, but I knew creativity was in my blood and I loved using it. My grandma was an interior designer with her own business and when I was little, I would flip through fabric samples and wallpaper books, picking out what…

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13 Fun Facts About Me

You all know I’m a designer, big-dreamer and color-lover, but like every other human, I’m 3-dimensional and have a background story and favorite things! So in the light-hearted spirit of getting to know one another, here are some things you may not know! Can you relate to any of these?! Let me know! In no…

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Hindsight is 20/20….. So Let’s Bring on the 2020 Vision!

They say hindsight is 20/20 👀— you know, you see everything you should’ve, would’ve, could’ve done so clearly. You can see the mistakes you made, the heartbreak and screw ups, and maybe you can even feel them still. You’ve lived it, lost it, but hopefully learned from it. Hindsight is that aha moment when all…

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Top Ten Highlights of 2019

Here we are at the end of the year! 2019 was filled with so many things– there were highs and lows, heartache and loss, doubts and fears, but there was also excitement, joy, new dreams and goals in process, lots of personal development, and undoubtedly more gratitude than I’ve ever had. There was raw emotion…

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Christmas Scavenger Hunt

One of my absolute favorite Christmas traditions began when I was just a little girl– maybe 3 or 4 years old. My grandma would come out to California for Christmas every year and we had a special tradition for opening our gifts to each other on Christmas morning– a scavenger hunt! It was the best–…

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Designing for Moments Like This

It was about this time last year– or maybe even a couple days closer to Christmas– that I swung by a client’s house to drop off an end-of-year gift to thank them for being so amazing and supportive. It was supposed to be real quick. A drop on the doorstep and a quick text or…

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Behind the Scenes of Chopping and Donating My Hair!

These locks got chopped! 💇🏻‍♀️ And it’s getting donated! 🙌🏼✨ I’ve been waiting a long time to do this (my hair grows sooooo slow!) and am so happy to send 9.5” of my hair to Children With Hair Loss 💛 I did my research (this was a great article!) and ended up pushing back my…

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9 Fun + Easy Ideas to Level Up Your Christmas Decor

Hello December! We are officially in the holiday season and now that the Sacred Heart Home Tour is over, I wanted to share a few fun and easy Christmas decor ideas to level up your holiday game, especially if you’ll be entertaining! I did all of these in the house and love how they turned…

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What The Flock?! — How to DIY a Flocked Christmas Tree!

Oh man, you guys! This was SO fun and I can’t wait for you to try it too! Sometimes I have these ideas and no clue how I’m going to do it, but I know I can figure it out with a little bit of research, creativity and outside the box problem solving. So when…

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Sacred Heart Home Tour 2019

How are we already mid-November?! The days are flying by and I can’t believe we’re almost two weeks away from kicking off the Sacred Heart Home Tour! This East Sacramento Christmas tradition is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Sacred Heart School and 46 years strong. Five designers are each paired with a home…

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