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    Eye On Interior Design {Art Talk}

    I recently had the opportunity to work with UGallery , one of my favorite online sources for original art. We talked about art as it relates to interior design and how I like to implement art in my design projects. I love the impact that art has on a space and being able to shop for art with my client’s is one of my favorite stages in the design process.

    I’m  loving watercolor pieces right now and I am always a sucker for a bold and colorful abstract piece too. Here are a few of my favorite pieces from UGallery, their site is a must see. While your there, check out my interview on their blog, I’m talking design favorites and tips on how to implement art in your home!




    Abstract Dahlia


    Fancy Pants

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    Smoke 11

    TRADhome {Marble}

    I am so excited to see one of our favorite pieces, the Marbled Lacquer Box from Shop Ten 25 featured in the Spring 2014 issue of TRADhome!!  Of course I am beyond obsessed with all of Shop Ten 25′s agate, gemstone and mineral boxes and trays! I have always focused on bringing pieces to The Shop that make my heart skip a beat and even have me saying OMG as soon as I spot them!  The Times Two Design collection continues to rock my world, so seeing one of them on the pages of TRADhome makes me happy!!!



    TRADhome Early Spring 2014


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    Dallas Moderns

    I am honored and excited to featured on Dallas Moderns this week!  If you haven’t had a chance to check out their website, you must! Dallas Moderns is the premier resource for modern, mid-century modern, and contemporary architecture, sponsored by Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty .  Their site is full of gorgeous homes from around the Dallas area as well as features on art, designers and  luxe resources!  We had a fun Q&A about my favorite modern design trends and they made a fabulous little video showcasing my work too!!!  I love discussing the elements of design and how they can bring so many different pieces together, it’s part of what keeps me going everyday. You can see the entire interview HERE !


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    Give It Away Now

    We are giving away a $250 gift card to The Shop and you can enter to win over at Young House Love !! Who doesn’t love to win something?? Head on over to YHL’s blog for all of the details as well as an extra discount code that will give you 15% off in The Shop through March 5th!!!



    In The Houzz

    There is nothing better than being recognized by others in my industry. Houzz recently released their Best of for 2014 and Studio Ten 25 is on the list!!! We have been awarded Best of Design based on our work in 2013 as well as Best of Remodeling for our Kid Friendly project!!!!!  We have loved being a part of the Houzz community and look forward to sharing more of our work in 2014!!


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    House Beautiful {Most Colorful Spot}

    When House Beautiful asked me to share “the most colorful spot” in my home, I jumped at the chance! I am not afraid of color, it is something that has always been of my favorite pieces of design development. Mixing textures, colors and scale is what makes design fun for me. Our sitting room was a huge eyesore when we purchased our home and it has taken about 4 years for me to finally create a space that I love seeing everyday when I walk into our front door. The previous owner of our home was a bachelor and had a pool table in the room. It took me over a year to convince my husband that the space had no chance of becoming a “game room/ bar”. Seriously, he thought I would eventually give in.  Now, the room is one of my favorites in our home and I am beyond excited to see featured!! Head on over to to see more details on the room, and of course I have to show off a few more shots of the space here too!!!







     Powell Coffee Table







     Acrylic On Canvas





     White Lacquer Box  With Gold Leafed Antler


     Alexander McQueen’s Monarch rug 

    Coffee Table Styling

    I love seeing how other designers style their coffee tables! Mandy from Waiting on Martha does a fabulous job at styling and today she is showing off her own coffee table. Of course I am partial to it, she has included Shop Ten 25′s white lacquer box with a green agate. These little boxes have become one of my favorite accessories and have started to make their way onto most of the table tops in my own home!!

    So stop by Mandy’s blog for more information on how she pulled the look together, I promise you be hooked! Her Southern Thanksgiving post has to be one of my favorites!!!






    Images Via: Waiting on Martha

    A Few Of My Favorite Things

    The latest issue of D Magazine has been out on news stands for a few weeks and it is Holiday fabulous!  I love seeing local gift guides and this one is loaded with everything from chic, cozy and unique! You can see more of the DHome gift guide ONLINE and a few of their picks from Shop Ten 25 as seen on those gorgeous glossy pages too!





    Shop Ten 25 – Duck Leg Mirror



    Shop Ten 25 – Parisian Medallion Chandelier

    She Knows {Beautiful Bookcases}

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    Seeing how-to pieces or articles online about how to take what you have and make it work have always appealed to me. So I am really excited that She Knows asked me to chime in on how to create a beautiful bookcase.  Other than stressing out over the right paint color, bookshelves are one of the top pieces that my clients worry about styling.  You don’t have to go overboard and I think it is really important to incorporate pieces that make you happy and bring a little color and texture to the room. I love that I was able to include a few bookshelves from our portfolio! Enjoy and happy styling.


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    All Images Via Melanie Johnson Photography for Studio Ten 25

















    Wishing you all a wonderful Thanksgiving Day.  I hope you are sharing the day with your family and friends and counting your blessing! I love this table styled by Mandy from Waiting on Martha, makes me want to dig into the pumpkin pie!!













    Images Via: Waiting On Martha