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Thirsty Thursdays at Richmond Symphony Designer House

Thursday evenings are special at Hampton Manor. From 5:30 to 7:30 enjoy wine, live music and tasty treats all served up in a beautiful setting. We will feature a different winery or brewery every Thursday. Sept. 18 – Lake Anna Winery Music featuring Mike Guza of “Last Call” Thirsty Thursday tickets are $20 per person … Continue reading

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This article is in ‘Richmond Magazine’ highlighting all the designer’s chosen to create rooms. I have designed the POWDER ROOM on the first floor. You can purchase tickets at all Kroger locations for $15.00 per person until September 14th. AFTER SEPTEMBER 14, tickets will only be available at the door for $20 per person (cash/check) … Continue reading

Richmond Symphony Orchestra League

Preview Gala at Hampton Manor~Hallsley Friday, September 12, 2014 6 pm – 10 pm 6 pm – 8 pm Tour of the House Join the Richmond Symphony Orchestra League to celebrate the opening of the 2014 Designer House benefitting the Richmond Symphony. Be among the first to tour the house while enjoying the music of … Continue reading


Design Fireside Chat #4- Decorating the 5th Wall

Look up for this decorating segment. The ceiling-AKA Fifth Wall- is the subject of this thought provoking chat. Bet you never thought about design and ceilings together! Read more at

Thank You for Your Service!!

Last month I was approached by the Veteran’s Outreach Organization to help them redesign their offices into a welcoming place for veterans and families to go for help. As a non-profit, their is no budget for such a project is. So I donated my services to do their colors, organization and floor plan. Here is … Continue reading

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Decorator Fireside Chat #3- Ideas for Mirrors

Does your room need more light? Bounce some light around your room and keep it bright and cheery with mirrors. They can do wonderful things for your home decor and enhance the lighting in your rooms.


Blog Talk Radio Decorate Your Castle-Universal Design for the Home-Part I

CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR A REVIEW OF LINDA’S DISCUSSION ON UNIVERSAL DESIGN What is Universal Design for the bathroom? The idea of universal design states that your home should be accessible to all people, regardless of their age, size, or ability. Use the principles of universal design and outfit your bathroom with elements … Continue reading


BlogTalkRadio Discussion for the Summer-Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW AND LEARN HOW YOU CAN MAKE THE OUTDOORS FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!! Summer is here! Are you looking to enhance your fun outdoors? Have you ever given thought to an outdoor kitchen and not sure what to look for and what you need. Mitch Slater, President of Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens, a … Continue reading

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BlogTalkRadio Recap-Enjoyable Outdoor Furniture that lasts

TO LISTEN CLICK ON THIS LINK Here is your ticket to a comfortable, carefree outdoor living space that you can enjoy for years to come. Summer Classics is a premier outdoor furniture manufacturer of high quality resin wicker, cast aluminum, wrought aluminum, teak, and wrought iron patio furniture, with outdoor cushions from an exclusive … Continue reading


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