In this series, you can read, learn and shop how I designed and selected materials for this home of ours.

April 15, 2024


Where to start with all the walls?! A frequent dilemma for most and a crucial element to any design. Art and accessories are the jewelry to the outfit, the frosting on the cake, the…you get it. And costs, goodness, price tags on art, especially large scale pieces can soar! So, if you’re like most, you’re finally nearing the end to designing and furnishing your space and now that it’s finally time for those special finishing touches, the budget well may be found dry.


Here’s how gathering some items from home, a bit of outfit coordination and just a few clicks from your phone can get you a fabulous, DIY photo shoot for your Holiday card!

November 11, 2020


I feel strongly that tile is a great way to give kitchens and baths some personality. These are two areas that are limited somewhat as to how to inject style unlike living rooms or bedrooms that have furniture, accessories, and textiles galore for personality.


Summer’s over and the temps are dropping. Here are some tips and tricks on how to change things up in the bedroom and get cozy!

November 6, 2020


Tips to turn a simple nature walk into a gorgeous DIY Fall tablescape.


This post is all about the bedroom…

The time involved. Getting it just right. Years of learning turned to skillful execution. The basics on how to please us.

November 5, 2019

VIEW THE POST asked me to reveal how I made the refined blue and white color scheme in this Nantucket summer home come together. But, I didn’t stop there. Read along as I shared designer tips and tricks for creating this “by the beach” look in your own home.


As video continues to gain momentum, it’s everpresent in the photographic social media world we live in. Whether for pure pleasure or necessity – watching babies and puppies, learning a few dances moves, or a new homeowner in need of help on how to fix their own garbage disposal jam, video is there for all of our needs.

March 1, 2015


Creating a nursery that lasts beyond diapers is always at the top of my “frequently asked” design dilemmas. Children’s rooms and how to create a space that can transition through the fast moving youthful years without constant redesign and financial investment is a question almost all new parents have.


We are beyond grateful to call this special island 30 miles off the coast “home”. Be it on Nantucket or beyond, creating a one-of-kind look for your design project that both interprets and compliments your setting and your style is our goal. 

For more than 20 years, Kristy and her team have been taking their design and building experience up and down the coast - learning destinations and understanding clients to design picturesque yet practical retreats from the everyday.

Nantucket Interior designer and lover of all things home, based on a faraway island 30 miles out to sea

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