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Project Tour: Inside My Room for Design on a Dime 2016!

I recently finished up a charity design project for a wonderful organization called Housing Works that supports the HIV/AIDS community in New York. You’ve probably heard me talk about their Annual fundraiser called Design on a Dime here on the blog before. It’s a charity shopping event where interior designers create beautiful rooms and everything is sold to benefit Housing Works. This year I co-chaired the event and teamed up with Lowe’s to design a room for the event and I’m excited to show you inside the room! When you partake in an event such as this, it’s typically at …

More Creativity & Inspiration at Design on a Dime

Now that I’ve shared the details of my room for Design on a Dime 2014, I wanted to share a few photos featuring vignettes by some of the other participating designers. Decorating a room full of donated product definitely has its challenges so it’s fun to see how everyone thinks outside of the box to showcase their style and creativity. There was definitely lots of inspiration to be found. Click through the slideshow to take a look!…

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The Reveal of My Room for Housing Works’ 10th Annual Design on a Dime Fundraiser

You may know that I teamed up with Ethan Allen for Housing Works’ annual  Design on a Dime fundraiser which I’m pleased to report raised an astounding $1.1 million this year to help provide programs for people in need living with HIV/AIDS. I revealed a sneak peek or my room design a couple of weeks ago and now I’m so excited to share the professional photography of the final room plus a fun video showing how the room came together. Take a look!

This wouldn’t have been possible without the generous support of Ethan Allen who donated all of the …


A Sneak Peek at My Room for Design on a Dime!

I have written about and attended Housing Works‘ annual Design on a Dime fundraiser since I started this blog back in 2008. It truly is one of my favorite design industry events. I am so honored to have the opportunity to design a room for the second year in a row and this year is extra special because it marks the event’s 10 year anniversary! In case you’re not familiar, Design on a Dime brings together 50+ top interior designers who create beautiful room vignettes and all of the furniture and accessories are sold at a discount with all …

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A Close Up Look Inside My Room for Design on a Dime!

After weeks of sneak peeks and teases on Instagram and Twitter, I am so excited to finally share photos of the room vignette I designed for Housing Works’ Ninth annual Design on a Dime benefit! I was so proud to have the opportunity to donate my time and energy for such a wonderful cause and the event was a tremendous success, raising a record breaking $1.1 millon to help support thousands of New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS in New York City. I could not have done it without the help of some very generous partners who donated products and …

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A Sneak Peek at the Fab Finds for Sale at Design on a Dime! (+ Ticket Purchase Info)!!!

I’m gearing up for the annual Design on a Dime fundraiser for Housing Works which is right around the corner and if you didn’t know, I am designing a room filled with fabulous items that will all be sold at an amazing discount and all of the proceeds will benefit a new housing development that Housing Works is building as a home for formerly homeless New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS. It is such a fantastic cause and a super fun event with INCREDIBLE shopping!!! You can find wonderful, designer merchandise for your home – for a “dime” and it’s all …