CBD on Million Dollar Decorating Podcast

The interior design podcast community is growing (see my list of favorites below) and we’re honored to be featured this month…

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Outfit to Room: August Edition

August 29, 2017 Styling Lessons 0 Comments

Our resident fashion stylist, Alyssa Doorhy, of CoChic Styling is back (after a brief break while having a baby!) and we’ve…

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Look Book: Chic Red, White and Blue Style

June 20, 2017 Styling Lessons 0 Comments

It’s always fun to be festively dressed on a holiday and the Fourth of July has lots of cute outfit potential!…

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Outfit to Room: May Edition

It’s always fun to see what our resident stylist, Alyssa of Cochic Styling, comes up with when she creates “the outfit” to match…

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Spring Home Tours Week Three: Farmer’s Daughter Interiors

Alrighty! By now you know the drill, it’s Friday and that means it’s #SpringIntoHome home tour time. This week it’s my…

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Outfit to Room: April Edition

With wedding season in the Midwest quickly approaching I thought that this month’s Outfit to Room post could stand to go…

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Outfit to Room: March Edition

Spring has officially sprung! At least at Chicago’s Garfield Park Conservatory it has. I took a visit there yesterday and it…

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One Part Plant Book Release & Prop Styling Secrets

You guys!! I have a friend who is now a published cookbook author and I’m making her recipes in my kitchen….

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Valentine’s Day Dinner Party Made Easy

You know how everyone has that one holiday they are wild about? Well, for whatever reason I’ve always had a soft…

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Women Who MAKE: Ashley Mary Art

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching I cannot think of a better month than February to arrive at an artist’s studio, and…

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New Work: Portfolio Update

Holy moly, it’s almost the end of the year!! Web site updates usually take a back seat around here, as just…

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CBD Featured: Domino Mag Online

It’s a pretty exciting day when one of your favorite shelter magazines not only features your work, but asks you to…

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The Warwick Reno: A Chic Entryway

One of my favorite spots to decorate in a home is the entryway. This often overlooked space has tons of potential,…

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Behind the Photo Shoot with Unison Home

Hello friends, sorry for the delay in posting! Summer has really picked up with client projects, the house renovations are underway,…

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WALLFLOWER: A Floral Design & Interior Decor Workshop

Hello there! Super excited to tell you about an upcoming event that I am co-hosting. It’s my first workshop as Centered…

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CBD on Style Me Pretty Living: Gray Living Room Decor

It’s always exciting to see your designs shared online, and my favorite part is reading the article titles and headlines the…

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Creating A Home Office You’ll Love

*This post first appeared as a guest post on Wandeleur.com where I occasionally write interiors focused articles for their Nest column. When…

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Styling Lesson: Holiday Table Top Ideas

Decorating and styling the table is definitely my favorite part of the holiday prepping process – I’m not the greatest cook…

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Decorating Inspiration: A Bohemian Hideaway

Hi Friends! It’s been over a week since my last post, so sorry! I’ve been busy with a few projects, and…

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Styling Black Jeans Three Ways for Fall

If you caught last weeks Women Who MAKE interview post, you’ll know I featured local womenswear designer Sophia Reyes. During our…

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Bohemian Style Studio Makeover

I’m excited to share a project with you today that has been in the works for several months. I teamed up…

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Create a Personal Sanctuary that Keeps your Travel Memories Alive

Using the written word to tell a compelling story is a definite art. Gifted writers seem to always find eloquent words…

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Styling Lesson: Designer Tips for Decorating with Books

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have fabulous built-in bookcases (how about this entryway) or miles of wall space to install custom…

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The Art of Layering Rugs

Layering rugs isn’t exactly a new trend, but with the recent explosion of bohemian decorating options for the masses, my pinterest…

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The Art of Styling with Baskets

True confession: I have a compulsive basket buying habitat. So many shapes, sizes, colors and uses baskets are where it’s at…

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Style Your Dresser Three Ways: Boho, Romantic or Glam

If you caught Monday’s blog post, you probably saw the gorgeous photos of custom painted furniture at MegMade. I couldn’t resist…

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Color Trends: I’m Loving Black & White Gingham

Gingham is a funny word to say and spell. It’s a light-weight cotton fabric that usually consist of white stripes paired…

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My Favorite Art Resources

There comes a moment in most 20 or 30 somethings lives when you realize that you need art, you need art…

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A Quick & Dirty Gallery Wall Tutorial

All right DIY lovers, this gallery wall tutorial is called “quick and dirty” for good reason. This isn’t your perfectly positioned,…

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Design Ideas for a Stylish Entryway

The entryway to our homes can often get overlooked. Like a sturdy handshake or friendly smile upon meeting someone, your entry…

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Centered By Design is featured on The Everygirl

For those of you who may not be familiar with The Everygirl, here’s a little introduction. The site is run by…

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Bar Styling Inspiration

Hey, hey, hey! Just in time for New Year’s Eve I’ve got a little inspiration for your home bar. The 20-something…

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Perfect Palette: Color Inspiration

Hello there, I hope everyone had a lovely holiday celebration, and got a special gift you love! I have been inspired…

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Elegant & Eco-Friendly Holiday Table Decor

Christmas and New Year’s Eve are just around the corner. If you’re having guests over, and ready to stray from the…

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