Posts tagged designer tip
Travel Diary: Isla Holbox, Mexico

I find travel to be one of the most inspirational aspects of my life. I love discovering new places, cultures and delicious food from the far reaches of the earth. Typically, those experiences influence my design work and personal style. Travel for me also provides a much needed time to relax and reconnect with my loved ones. I consider myself a somewhat adventurous traveler- my college summers were spent galavanting through Europe, my honeymoon consisted of a whirlwind tour through Thailand and Cambodia, I have safari’d in Botswana and South Africa, scoured the markets of Marrakesch and snorkeled through a barrier reef in Belize with a toddler in tow.

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Designer tip: How to hang plates on the wall

With the holidays here, it’s time to break out your gorgeous china and treasured heirloom dinnerware pieces. I always have a renewed interest in all things table top with all the entertaining that I do this time of year. There are so many gorgeous dinnerware pieces out there both new and vintage, I always enjoy scooping up some interesting pieces while out gift shopping each year.

But if you want to enjoy eyeing your porcelain lovelies any time of the year, I simply adore a plate wall vignette. Large or small, it’s simply a clever and inexpensive way to add “art” to your walls. With so many interesting colors, patterns, shapes and sizes, a plate wall has the ability to add interest to your walls without distracting from other traditional art pieces in a room.

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