It becomes harder and harder to impress me with the volume of design being shared.  This recent project by talented Meredith Ellis is pure perfection.  It exudes charm, tradition and modern elements all blended and layered expertly to truly create a real home and not just a show house.  The Texas-Size Makeover That You Have.. read more →

I was thrilled to see the colorful interior and pattern play that came across my screen. I am always a sucker for “more is more” but this home is a refined story in pattern play that is clean enough for a man while being fun enough for a woman. Bravo for breaking out of the.. read more →

I clearly love art and I am always drawn to abstract faces.  They may seem on trend with a few current favorite artists like Sally King Benedict and Danny Geschardt but, I always think back to Picasso,  Modigliani, and Clemente to name a few. My latest love of faces was found on ETSY of all places.. read more →

Meredith Pardue Austin, Texas   What is your training?   I have a B.F.A. in Painting with an Art History minor from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GA and an M.F.A. from Parsons School of Design, New School University in New York City.   What inspires you and your designs? Natural beauty. Human.. read more →

I am so excited for my upcoming trip to Austin I have compiled all the regular research channels that I check into one massive guide. VIA What are your favorite spots?   Design Camp Austin Interior Designer Weekend Getaway via If you’re tired of watching Bravo’s Real Housewives  have all the fun on weekend getaways,.. read more →

I am so excited to have another wonderful design opportunity on my schedule.  I am lucky enough to be attending Design Camp as a VIP. This is the brainchild of Lori Dennis and Kelli Ellis. It is in Austin, Texas.  Austin has long been on my bucket list.  This trip will be a wonderful continuing.. read more →

I have had a long hankering for an Airstream trailer.  I love the romantic notion of picking up and heading West on a whim…a stop in Santa Fe, head to Sun Valley, dash over to The Badlands…sounds heavenly.  I am not sure how I would fair on the road but, I adore the idea.  My.. read more →