With the new year upon us and a bright 2020 already in full swing, I thought there was no better way to celebrate than with a mini makeover! I had the pleasure of working with the talented Anna Petrow, who is a local photographer here in Kansas City, in giving her sunroom a little update. She had … [Read more...]
Behind the Seams: Give Your Upholstery A Long Life
A lot of thought, care and creativity goes into picking out and designing your upholstered pieces. It is a labor of love! Once the piece is in your home, you want to be able to enjoy it for many years to come. While disaster can sometimes strike (in my case, I’m referring to my almost-3-year-old … [Read more...]
The Celebration of the Color of the Year: Living Coral!
“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” These brilliant words by Mark Twain kicked off a Pantone Color Seminar that Mary Carol and I attended at Atlanta Market in January. Mary Carol looked over at me, raised her eyebrows and smiled. We were off to a good … [Read more...]
How to Prepare for the Nell Hills Upholstery Sale!
Our designers have been buzzing about the shop like impeccably dressed little bees the past week, prepping for our upcoming upholstery sale. With all of this commotion, it occurred to me that there is plenty that you can be doing to prep for the addition of new furniture pieces in your own … [Read more...]
New Adventures Await Nell Hill’s and Me
Guys, I have big news! At the stroke of midnight tonight, Dan and I will be toasting the end of one of the most rewarding chapters in my life. And, the beginning of a new adventure. Just a few days ago, we signed the final paperwork to sell Nell Hill’s to a wonderful young couple. I am so excited … [Read more...]
Table Makeover: What’s Old is New Again
It’s time for a jail break. It’s time for the vintage china dishes, silver serving pieces and old glassware to bust out of our china cabinets, where they have been held in solitary confinement far too long, and finally take their rightful place on our tables. In my … [Read more...]
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