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When Being Thin Isn’t Enough

This post will not have many photos. I only have one photo of myself from that time period, and I hate it. What photos I do post will be from times in my adult life where I’ve grasped the enormity of what I did to...

Fall 2019 Quarterly Book Review

We are wrapping up our second quarter year of Kara’s Book Club! We’ve had some interesting titles, so let’s summarize and discuss each book we read this fall. That way if you are interested in any of the titles and haven’t had the time to...

Kara’s Lighting Design Basics

Designers are keepers of formulas, knowers of elements, and proper users of light. I consider my knowledge on lighting to be one of the main reasons a potential client should hire me.  There are many things about design that I can’t even explain, it’s all...

Holiday Tradition Ideas 2019

I’m pretty sure I’m not alone when I say that late fall and early winter is my favorite time of the year. There is just something about the holidays that all line up and fall within these few months….something that makes me feel all warm...

Designing for Children

One of my favorite spaces to design in a client’s home is for their children! Whether it is their playroom or their bedroom, I can let my imagination and creativity go wild. Designing for children can be so fun and adventurous, and the creative liberty...

My Migraine Lifestyle Solutions

I have struggled with complicated headaches for the last 5 years or so. I get tension headaches, cluster headaches, hormonal headaches, migraines, as well as my spinal fluid level headaches. It’s a good thing I found a neurologist locally who is a world-renowned headache specialist!...

First-Timer’s Guide to Hiring a Designer

So, you’ve always decorated your own home. But it feels flat, unfinished, or worse….ugly. Considering hiring a designer to take your house to the next level? Don’t stress! Hiring a designer is not scary. You may worry it’s going to be too expensive, or too...

Canton Adventures and Treasures

Texas has a reputation. Everything is bigger in Texas. It’s true! I can vouch! Bigger hair, bigger homes, bigger trucks, bigger farms, and most importantly….bigger flea markets! Twice per year my mom, sister and I load up and head to Canton, Texas, which is the...

Bringing it All To Life

When coming up with a design concept for an entire room, it’s a normal part of the process for me to start big and work my way smaller. For example, I first make a furniture plan for the room, then list out each piece of...

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