5 Steps to a Show-stopping Wine Room
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1 Bathroom 3 Design Options
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Designing A Pool Bar | IBB Design
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4 Steps to a Fabulous Front Porch!
Renderings by Daniel M. Chavez 1. Frame your front door with some stylish decorative planters. If you have access
Room Refresh Reveal | IBB Design
Last Christmas, our daughters both asked for a room refresh as their present. I’m excited to share the results of
4 Tips for Setting Your Table for a Party
Photos by Audrie Dollins I recently collaborated with Shane Friesenhahn of Botanical Mix to design a fresh and colorful setting
Brooklyn’s Room Refresh | IBB Design
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Designer Dogs | IBB Design
If you’ve followed #teamIBB for a while, then you know we have many animal-obsessed people. We joke that it’s almost
BAR CARTS – Think Outside the Bar!
BY SHAY GEYER, IBB OWNER & DESIGNER@designershay @ibbdesign on Instagram It’s no secret that bar carts have been on trend
PICKING PAINT COLORS | IBB Design
Picking paint colors is overwhelming to most people. With expert advice, this daunting task can be made much easier. There
TAKE YOUR BATHROOM TO THE NEXT LEVEL
If you’re building or remodeling a home, sometimes it’s hard to commit to a design for your secondary bathrooms. They
One Room Challenge Week Six: The Big Reveal
Well folks, our nursery project for my client is officially finished!! I’m so excited for how it all turned out.
Fall 2018 One Room Challenge: Week Five
Holy moly! There is certainly a reason this event is dubbed the One Room CHALLENGE. Six weeks is an intense
Fall 2018 One Room Challenge: Week Four
We've officially entered into crunch time for the One Room Challenge & the pressure is really on! So much to
Fall 2018 One Room Challenge: Week Three
Things are moving right along & the new design for the Brazil's nursery is starting to take shape. Let's chat
Fall 2018 One Room Challenge: Week Two
It's week 2 & the nursery plans are well underway. Why do I feel like the clock is ticking 100
Fall 2018 One Room Challenge: Week One
Here we go! I'm very excited to be taking on another project and participating as a featured designer in Calling
SHAY GEYER FABRIC COLLECTION | IBB Design
BY SHAY GEYER OWNER & DESIGNER email@example.com @designershay on Instagram “Arrows” was one of the first patterns that I developed
FALL 2017 One Room Challenge: The Big Reveal!
The big day is here! I finally get to share the full room & all of the details with you
Fall 2017 One RoomChallenge: Week 5
Since it’s not quite time to share the big reveal, I thought I’d give you guys a behind the scenes
Fall 2017 One Room Challenge: Week 4
Well folks, things are getting crazy around here! It’s week 4 and we’re past the halfway point. HOWEVER, for the
Fall 2017 One Room Challenge: Week 3 Furniture Plan
Greetings ORC friends! It’s week 3 & I’m checking in from High Point, North Carolina as we wrap up a
Fall One Room Challenge: Week 2 Updates & a Few Sponsor Announcements
It’s week 2 y’all! Time is tickin!! I’m checking off items on my list for my One Room Challenge for
Fall 2017 One Room Challenge ~ Dwell with Dignity
It’s that time of year! The Calling it Home One Room Challenge is back! If you read this blog or
Spring 2017 One Room Challenge: Week 6 The Big Reveal!
Well folks, the six weeks has come to an end & I’m happy to report that we have another completed
One Room Challenge: Week 5
A few big things happened this week & we are in the home stretch! The gold leaf wallpaper went in
One Room Challenge: Weeks 3 & 4
I’m a bit behind on blogging about the updates in our study 😬. Hopefully you’ve been following along on Instagram
Spring 2017: One Room Challenge Week 2
OMG! What did I get myself in to? As I sit here writing this post (after 1:00 AM), I’m starting
Fall 2016 One Room Challenge: The Big Reveal
I’m very excited to share the professional photos & details of my daughter Brooklyn’s One Room Challenge makeover! To recap
Fall 2016 One Room Challenge: Week 6ish…
Okie dokie! The room is done. Woohoo!!! My “planning ahead” got the best of me when I booked my photographer
Fall 2016 Week 4 & 5 Update
Holy moly! Things are busy around here. Deep breath. Now exhale. I’m clearly behind on posting my updates on Brookie’s
Fall 2016 One Room Challenge: Week 3
We’re half way there! OMG! We’re halfway there!!! It seems like we have a lot of details left to complete
Fall 2016 One Room Challenge: Week 2
Our design plan is starting to take shape & my little princess couldn’t be more excited! Let’s go over a
Fall 2016 One Room Challenge: Week One
It’s that time of year again! I’m very excited to be participating in the One Room Challenge for the third
Week 6: The Big Reveal! Spring 2016 One Room Challenge
What a difference a week makes! A whole lot has happened at casa de Geyer. We’ve officially moved into our
Week 5: Spring 2016 One Room Challenge
Eek!!! There is officially one week left until the big reveal! This week has really been a blur as I
Week 4: Spring 2016 One Room Challenge
So this is the week when it feels like there is so much left to be done but nothing. seems
Week 3: Spring 2016 One Room Challenge
I’ve been away at market for a week & it was fun to come home & see progress being made
Week 2: Spring 2016 One Room Challenge
I’m continuing to fine tune the details for our laundry room & mud room but my game plan is still
Week One: Spring 2016 One Room Challenge
Here we go again! Clearly I’m a glutton for punishment because I’m diving into this challenge again during one of
Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. We have several family traditions during the holidays. I’m planning
One Room Challenge: The Big Reveal!
Well, the past six weeks have certainly flown by. My daughter and I have had a blast working on her
One Room Challenge: Week 5 Update
Now we’re starting to see some major progress! My daughter’s room is really beginning to come together. We’re in the home
One Room Challenge: Week 4 update
Happy Thursday! It’s time for another weekly update on my One Room Challenge. Well, this is about the time that
Room of the Month Finalist
Happy Wednesday everyone! We’re very excited to announce that the nursery I designed for the Latham twins has been selected
One Room Challenge: Week 3 update
We’re starting week 3 which marks the half-way point for the One Room Challenge. I honestly can’t wait for it
One Room Challenge: Week 2 Update
Last week I revealed that the inspiration for the design scheme and color palette for my One Room Challenge was
One Room Challenge Week 2: Bathroom update
We’re making progress! Jaylie’s new bathroom tile is all in & we’re so excited about how it turned out! I
One Room Challenge Week One
Hey everyone! It’s been a minute 😉 Things have been crazy busy around IBB & we haven’t been blogging as
Family Photos as Artwork
Happy Tuesday everyone! Things are moving right along with the progress of moving my mom into her new home. You
Designer Life Inspiration
I find inspiration for my designs in all facets of life. Travel, art, friends, family, fabrics you name it. As
5 Simple Ways to Refresh Your Home for the New Year!
2K15 is here! New Year! New Look! Let’s get ready 2 tackle the design projects throughout your home in #2015!
New Video: Stylish Family Friendly Design
Tips for a Stylish Family Friendly Design: 1) Keep your larger pieces neutral to allow you flexibility to switch out your
Metrie = Architectural Swoon!
I’m very excited about my recent partnership with Metrie! You see, I’ve got a few renovation projects on my brain
Design with Meaning
I love it when the magic of design comes together for a client and brings out a deep connection between
IBB designer, Shannon Gidney, recently transformed the master bedroom for some of her clients. Take a peek at what the
New Video: Get Inspired for your Design Projects!
Yesterday on Good Morning Texas, I showed the viewers a few different ways to get inspired to jump start their
Wall Treatments: In or Out?
I’m often asked about how I feel about accent walls and wall treatments. Should people use them or not? Yes!
Style Spotter Rewind
TGIF design devotees! I have a BIG announcement for you all! I’m so excited to have been invited back to
Designer Entertaining Inspiration
The weekend is here & there’s a good chance you have entertaining on the brain. Half of the fun of
Don’t be afraid of color! Have no fear, bring in the color for fresh and fun cheer!! You see vibrant
Beautify your Bookshelves!
JT is back on the blog again today with some great advice on accessorizing your bookshelves. So often clients send
Sneak Peek! MillionAir Project by JT
We’re thrilled to have IBB Designer James Turner, a.k.a JT, blogging for us today! He’s giving us a sneak peek
Three Easy Steps to Creating Successful Design
Happy Tuesday design devotees! I’m letting IBB Designer, Kevin Wild take over the blog today. He’s offering up some easy
Sneak Peek Saturday: Dallas Market
Last night I had a blast gathering at a cocktail party with local design bloggers for the Dallas Market Center’s
Inspired Design: Craig Ranch Huntington
Happy Thursday everyone! If you caught my segment on GMT last Friday, then you got to see a sneak peek
Holiday Entertaining Recap
If you follow me on instagram (@designershay), you may have seen all of the fun I was having setting up
Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!
Merry Christmas design devotees! I wanted to take a moment to thank you all for checking in here daily for
Holiday Inspiration: Snowmen & Kiddos
Happy Sunday design devotees! I hope you’re enjoying this time off with your family. We have lots of family in
We’ve made it easier than ever to shop for home accessories! You all loved shopping by color for accessories in
2013 Pantone Color of the Year Announced!
Pantone announced this morning that 2013’s color of the year will be Emerald. “A vivid, verdant green, enhances our sense
Making the most of what you have!
Happy Friday design devotees! I have a treat in store for you today! I’ve asked Kevin Wild, one of IBB’s
Thanksgiving Gratitude: My Family
Life is busy! People often ask me how I do it all. My answer is always my amazing support system
Thanksgiving Week of Gratitude
With Thanksgiving being this week, I thought it would be appropriate to share with you all a few of the
Fine art on a tight budget
If you’re like me, you love art! Art can be a jumping off point to start a room or the
Sneak Peek at My Joss & Main Curation!
Happy Saturday design devotees! I’m super excited to share a sneak peek with you at my upcoming “Statement & Style”
Fall Market 2012 Showstopper
There were many spectacular pieces at the Fall 2012 High Point Home Furnishings market, but this one takes the cake.
Ahead of the curve
We had a fabulous first day at the High Point Home Furnishings market. I was super excited to walk into
New look! New Style! Master Bath Makeover
I’m in the midst of a dramatic whole house remodel with some of my clients. It’s turning out beautifully. I
Kravet Blogfest2012 Highlights part 1
Wow! What an amazing week! I had such a blast at Kravet’s Blogfest2012! I’m already ready for next year! I’m
Spotted at market: Lighting
Yesterday, I shared my top 5 lighting picks that were featured in Residential Lighting magazine’s High Point market recap video.
Remember the Style Spotter contest I participated in during the High Point Home Furnishings Spring market? Well, I didn’t win
Good morning design devotess! You’re in for a treat this morning. I’ve asked one of IBB’s designers, Brandy Scott, to
Sneak Peek Saturday ~ Brooklyn’s Nursery
Well, I must apologize my design devotees! I’ve been meaning to share Brooklyn’s nursery with you all for quite some
Sneak Peek: Craig Ranch project 2
Happy Saturday design lovers! Remember the Craig Ranch project I showed you a few weeks ago? Well, today’s sneak peek
Last day to vote!
Well my friends, the fun is almost over. I’ve had such a blast pinning all of my fabulous finds for
Style Spotted: Thom Filicia
One of my favorite stops at market is Vanguard Furniture. I love the fresh design aesthetic of their furnishings. They
Spotted at Spring Market: Color!
I am very happy to report that color was abundant at the Spring 2012 High Point Home Furnishings market. Lots
Show-off Shoe Cabinet
I’ve been having so much fun uncovering the coolest products in home furnishings to share with you all as a
It’s almost here! Ready to spot some style!
High Point, North Carolina’s Home Furnishings Market is like Fashion Week for interior designers & we are super stoked because
Large & in charge!
Today, I’m letting IBB designer JT take over the blog! I love his sense of style & passion for design.
Got a design question?
Do you have a design dilemma that you need to have solved? On Friday, March 23rd on Good Morning Texas
Sneak Peek Saturday: Craig Ranch
For today’s sneak peek Saturday, I wanted to give you a look inside a fun project we just completed out
Selected as Pinterest Style Spotter
The High Point Market recruited eight home fashion trendsetters to showcase their favorite products and top trends at the April
Thank you Material Girls!
I just have to give a quick shout out & HUGE thank you to my fabulous friend Emily Johnston of
Hostess with the Mostest!
It’s New Year’s Eve & there is a good chance that you are entertaining or hosting a swanky soiree this
For the Dog Lovers
Summer is almost here & the kiddos will soon be out of school. A bedroom or playroom makeover is the
Tip in a Zip: Sofa Cushions
Many people have a favorite spot to sit in on their sofa. Over time, you will notice that one side,
Hello my design devotees! I’m working from home on this dreary Monday Dallas morning. One of my little princesses is
Belly up to the bar!
Dear Designer Detective, HELP! Our family spends most of our time congregating around the island in the kitchen & we
Brooklyn Sage Geyer
Happy Tuesday my design friends! Life is very busy over here at the Geyer household. Brooklyn Sage Geyer was born
Sneak Peek: Spring 2011 ~ Fresh Fashionable Fabrics
I just love it when an upholstery line we carry just “gets it”. Do you know what I mean? Yesterday,
Project Renovation: Oscarlicious Master Bedroom
That will be the word of the day ~ Oscarlicious! Why, you ask? As far as design inspiration goes, I was
Sneak Peek: Brooklyn’s Nursery
Today’s Sneak Peek Saturday is a glimpse into the nursery of our sweet baby girl Brooklyn who is due to
Project Renovation: Study Fireplace
Today’s sneak peek is a look at what has been going on in the study/home office in our new house. This
Dreaming of Spring Renewal
Baby, it’s cold outside! Freezing is more like it. Much of the country is facing fierce winter storms. Many in
Project Renovation: Playroom
You may remember that in our current house I designed a stage for our daughter to dance & sing on.
Happy Saturday my design devotees! I apologize for being a little tardy in getting posts up on the blog lately.
Video: See the Color of the Year in Action!
We’re kicking off the new year with some bold color! Friday on Good Morning Texas, I unveiled the color of
2011 is Tickled Pink!
If you follow me on Twitter, then you probably already know that the 2011 color of the year is Honeysuckle.
Holiday Giveaway #2 Winner!
Congratulations to Danna Brown! You won the beautiful new book “A Passion for Interiors” by Carolyne Roehm in my holiday giveaway #2!
Holiday Gift Guide featured in ON Magazine
Hey there design devotees! Only 10 more days until Christmas! If you’re looking for a few last minute fabulous gift
A Tribute to Sassy
It is with deep sorrow that I share with you that I lost my best four legged friend, Sassy, to
Design Sneak Peek: For the Dog Lovers!
Greetings my design devotees! I apologize for being MIA from the blog for a while. I need a clone right
Today on Good Morning Texas I brought in a fabulous hammered metal dining table all set & ready to go
Perfect Hostess Gift
The holidays are fast approaching & I’m sure your social calendars are already lit up like a Christmas tree with
Makeover Magic in just a few hours!
Last Friday around 8:00 AM, I received an SOS e-mail from a long time client & friend that they were
After a weekend of nesting like crazy (I organized & cleaned out 3 closets!) & my little “bump” growing bigger
What’s Your Cocktail Style?
Cocktail tables, that is. My design philosophy is that your home needs to be a personal reflection of who you
Market Recap: That’s Genius! Part One
I just got back to Dallas from furniture market in High Point, North Carolina. I have TONS to share with
Thank You! ~ My anonymous friend!
I returned to my office this morning after a busy whirlwind trip to High Point for furniture market & was
Baked Acorn Squash
This recipe is so easy & it’s so super yummy that you’ll have your family thinking that it’s dessert! I
As many of you know, October is breast cancer awareness month. I’ve long been a supporter of the Susan G.
Fall Stuffed Chicken
So, last night I tweeted about our yummy Fall Sunday dinner & had many of you drooling & requesting the
Fall Flavored Before & After
Fall is one of my favorite times of year for many reasons. 1) Fall & Spring give us the most
Gorgeous Gray & Vibrant Amethsyt
Today on Good Morning Texas I featured a beautiful living room with a silvery gray & luscious purple color palette.
I is for Ikat
I am a sucker for a great Ikat (pronounced ‘ee-KAHT’) fabric. Ikat means “to tie” or “bind”. I love the
Off to have some fun with Nate Berkus!
Greetings my fellow design lovers! I hope you are having a marvelous Monday! I am writing today’s post from 30,000
H is for Hand-painted Finishes
I am just wild about hand painted finishes on furniture. It’s such a sassy way to liven up a piece
DVF is coming to my house!!!
Well, not the actual Diane Von Furstenberg in human form (but the invitation is certainly open! Mi casa es su
Cool Kid’s Spaces & On Magazine
Hey friends! The new issue of ON Magazine is hot off the press! This month we’re focusing on the family
G is for Greek Key
The Greek Key is H-O-T in interiors! From fabrics to furnishings, I am definitely a huge fan of the classic
F is for Finial
Finial: an ornament at the top of a piece of furniture, lamp, spire or gable, or used as decoration at
D is for Drop Leaf
A drop leaf table is a multi-purpose table that has a stable center section and hinged side panels that can
C is for Chinoiserie
Chinoiserie: a form of European decoration imitating techniques and motifs of the Orient; especially fashionable in the late 17th century
Fabric 101 ~ A Lesson in Durability
For today’s post, I’ve asked my good friends & fabric experts over at Kravet to give us a lesson in
A Lesson in the Custom Home Building Process
For today’s lesson, I’ve asked my good friend Mike Scarlett from Scarlett Custom Homes to give us his five best
B is for Bergere
A bergere (pronounced burr-jair) is an upholstered French enclosed armchair which originated in Paris around the 18th century. Traditionally styled
ABC’s of Design: A is for Accessories
Accessories are like jewelry for your home. Without them, your home will feel naked & as if something is missing.
Yummy Yellow & Gorgeous Gray!
You may remember that last year’s color of the year was Mimosa, a warm sunny shade of yellow. At IBB,
Tip in a Zip: Time to Edit!
Yearning for a quick makeover that won’t cost you a dime? It’s time to edit! Update your traditional style by
Idzinechat offers FREE Design Advice TOMORROW Night!
Our last #IDzinechat was so successful that we decided to make this a regular thing! I am very excited to
Fancy Word Friday: Case Goods
If you’re around a professional designer for any period of time, chances are you will probably hear them use the
Update With a Twist!
Do you have cushions on your kitchen chairs or barstools? For a quick update, say “Bye Bye” to bows &
4th of July Favorites
We love to grill & cook lots of yummy food for our family & friends. You may want to try
Good Old Red, White & Blue
In honor of the 4th of July, let’s talk about some All-American colors! Friday on Good Morning Texas, I showed
I have to take a moment to give a big shout out to the guys over at Special Projects. They
Fancy Word Friday: Matelassé
Today’s “Fancy Word Friday” is matelassé. Matelassé is a French word meaning quilted or padded. It’s a thick textile
Fancy Word Friday
As designers, we use certain design terms on a daily basis, but people outside the industry may not always know
Pretty Swanky Powder Bath
Today’s Sneak Peek Saturday comes from a project we recently installed for one of our Dallas clients. We love to
I’ve got exciting news my fellow interior design aficionados! I’m thrilled to announce my editorial debut & partnership with ON
Nail Head Know How
Have you ever looked at an amazing piece of furniture & wondered to yourself “How did they make that?”. We
It’s Nate Day!
Did you know that today is Nate Day? And, yes I am referring to the uber-fabulous Nate Berkus, celebrity interior
Jet Set Style
Having been in business for over 30 years now, IBB has designed quite a diverse range of projects for our
Have it Your Way
Who do you turn to when you need custom upholstery that not only looks hot, but is also comfy &
I served these light & yummy parfaits yesterday at our family’s Memorial Day celebration. The colors from the fresh strawberries
Sizzling Summer Colors
The kiddos will soon be out of school & begging to play in the pool all day everyday to beat
It pays to be Eco Chic!
Did you know that you can get up to a $1500 tax credit on your 2010 tax return just for
The Hibiscus are blooming in my backyard right now & it makes me want to just sit on the patio
Wallcoverings that Wow!
If you have yet to be informed, let me dazzle you with some exciting news… Wallpaper is back & with
Happy Mother’s Day!
Wishing all of my mommy friends a wonderful Mother’s Day. I hope your day is sweet, that you get pampered
Never a dull day!
Hello design friends! I apologize for being MIA over the last week or so. After I returned from furniture market
Sneak Peek Saturday: Designer Nursery
Today’s Sneak Peek Saturday is from IBB designer Shannon Gidney. Shannon is just weeks away from delivering her first child,
HP Highlights: Innovative Designs for Today’s Lifestyle
We’ve just returned from our buying trip to High Point, North Carolina and I’m happy to report that several furniture
A Fabric That Rocks!
Even if you’re not a huge fan of the Beatles, you probably instantly recognize the iconic group pictured on this
Barbara Barry & Goodies from Global Views
I was so excited to receive a sneak peek at Barbara Barry’s new accessory introductions for Global Views that I
A sofa that swings
The weather in Dallas in absolutely gorgeous right now! Aside from the wind, I have been dreaming up ways to
You read it right! Gray does not have to mean boring, drab or dreary! Gray is actually quite the glamorous
Tip in a zip: 4/7/10
Accessories help tie your room’s whole look together. Lamps, art, rugs, floral arrangements, and other decorative items can add color
Last Friday on GMT, I gave viewers some helpful pointers on things to look for when shopping for upholstery. I
Sneak Peek Saturday: MINT Dentistry
Today’s sneak peek is from my client Dr. Harrison’s new dental practice, MINT Dentistry. His main priority was to create
Scene Stealer: Sensuous Sofa
Almost every day I see an item or fabulous home furnishing that arrives at IBB & my mind starts rolling
Sneak Peek Saturday: Ottomans
Look what just came in to IBB for one of my clients! I’m a huge fan of adding small benches
Picking the Perfect Coffee Table
Today on Good Morning Texas, I gave a few quick tips for choosing the perfect coffee table for your room.
What’s a Welt Cord?
Dear Designer Detective, I often hear you refer to a welt cord when pointing out things on the furniture you
I’ve got answers!!! I will be answering viewer questions on an upcoming GMT segment. Post your questions here on the
Sneak Peek Saturday: Bathtime Fun!
Today’s Sneak Peek Saturday is from a super fun project I’m working on right now. We’re converting this vintage claw
Today on Good Morning Texas, I featured a sofa by Century that has everyone around IBB white hot! With style
Wedding Details: Fireworks, Favors, Place Cards & Menu Cards
I had so much fun planning all of the details of our winter wedding. We enjoyed every minute of the
From Toddler to Teen: Girl’s Room
Friday on Good Morning Texas I showcased a fun spring inspired little girl’s room & adjoining play area. The bright
Is your home in tune to social media?
Talk about being socially savvy & totally with it! Furniture manufacturer CR Laine has hit the height of uber (or
Very Veggie Salad
I make this yummy salad often at our house & it’s always a favorite ~ even with my 5 year
Just call me Mrs Geyer 🙂
Hello friends! I owe you all a super big apology for my absence here on the blog over the last
Party for a Princess
Birthdays are a big deal at our house. My sweet little princess recently turned five and she had her mind
4 Tips to Start A Bedroom Makeover
Last week I featured my 4 tips to start your bedroom makeover on GMT. You can watch it here. I
Busy Mom’s Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas
It’s snowing like crazy in Dallas today. My sweet little princess is home from school & enjoying playing in the
Tip in a Zip 2/8/10
Image from House Beautiful To avoid headache & achieve precision, hire a professional art installer to hang art & mirrors
Thank you for your patience!
You may have noticed that we had some technical difficulties over the past few days on the blog. We are
Video: My top 5 favorite chairs right now!
If you’re looking for that special something to liven up your decor, a fabulous chair or pair of chairs can
It’s time for a make-over! It’s a mini project for me. I’ve finally had it! My office at IBB
Video: Create a cozy look for your home
Greetings design lovers! It’s still winter time & there’s nothing better than a cozy environment during the cold winter months.
Remember, my 2 P’s tip to instantly update your home? Paint & Pillows! Well, I just have to share this
Fresh Take on Turquoise
Yesterday, I introduced you to my fabulous friend & our first guest blogger, Shelly Rosenberg. Today, she shares her fresh
Video: How to Use 2010’s Color of the Year
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Designer Style: Turquoise
Kelly Wearstler is simply one of my very favorite interior designers. Known for her bold use of color, her designs
I’ve been geting lots of e-mails about how to use the 2010 color of the year, turquoise, in your home.
World’s Tallest Building Opens Today in High Style
Design & architectectural lovers around the world are swooning today as the extraordinarily elegant 160 story (2,625 feet) Burj Dabai
Happy New Year!
Woohoo! 2010 is here! I hope you all had a fun & safe New Year’s Eve. We had a very
Looking for Durable Fabrics?
Shay,I watched a show on GMT (quite awhile ago now) where you showed a sofa upholstered in a “new” leather like material.
A very Merry Christmas to you all! I hope you are having a very blessed day & enjoying some quality
Video: Holiday Tabletop Ideas
Christmas is just days away! Are your tabletops ready for the big celebration? If not, check out last Friday’s GMT
Video: Makeover for the Holidays!
Good morning friends! I know many of you are probably running around crazy like me trying to get last minute
Finding the perfect Fabrics
Kravet, one of my very favorite “go to” fabric lines had a wonderful post today on their blog about selecting
I got that Boom Boom Pow!
For that boom boom pow, you need to head on over to the Standard Hotel in New York City in
2010 Color of the year
I am giddy with excitement today! Pantone, the global authority on color, announced that 2010’s color of the year is…
Christmas Favs: Candles
One of my favorite aspects of Christmas is all of the wonderful scents associated with it. Evergreen trees, homemade &
Hello all of you glamorous people out there! It’s no secret that a touch of bling can instantly make a girl swoon.
Birthday Wishlist: Day 11
Something edgy, fun & conetemporary. Century furniture is one of my favorite furniture lines. I took the photo below in
NYC Design Trip: Day 1
Well, I’m back in New York. It seems I can’t get enough of this city lately. This week I’m here
Birthday Wishlist: Day 10
Flirty chairs. These armless chairs are a definite favorite of mine! I love the ribbon print on the cushion fabric.
Birthday Wishlist: Day 9
Fun with neutrals. Who says a neutral color palette has to be boring? This birthday wish is for all of
Birthday Wishlist: Day 8
A beautiful bedside table. A bedside table can help make or break a bedroom. I often like to mix &
Birthday Wishlist: Day 7
According to my poll asking which room in your home is in major need of a make-over, many of you
Birthday Wishlist: Day 6
I absolutely love this spun glass vase! You could use it as a floral vase or just by itself for
Birthday Wish List: Day 5
Chair fabulosity!!! Definite statement piece. I would love to find a special place in my home to fit this more
Birthday Wish List: Day 4
Flowers for my birthday? Yes, please!!! I want a pair of these sconces for the entryway in my home. I
Birthday Wish List: Day 3
I am a HUGE art lover!!! Art is a great way to tie your room’s whole look together. While I
Birthday Wish List: Day 2
My family loves gathering together for family game night. So, in honor of that, I present to you item #2
Birthday Wishlist: Day 1
I am really into birthday celebrations! Like, big time! I like to go all out. Not just on my own
In honor of Halloween, I’d like to show off some “spooktacular” bedding we have on our showroom floor right now.
Light Up Your Life: Part 2
I hope you are busy finding all sorts of wonderful ways to light up your life! As we discussed previously,
Light Up Your Life
After choosing furniture, colors and accessories, if you’re room still feels lacking the problem may be the lighting. Lighting is
Tip in a Zip 10/23/09
Use my 2 P’s tip for a quick update for any room in your house ~ Paint & Pillows! If
One Design Competition
In honor of Maitland-Smith’s 30th Anniversary Celebration, they are hosting the “One Design Competition”. The contest is open to designers
Trend Alert: Turquoise & Tangerine
So, remember when I was telling y’all that my favorite new color combination is turquoise & tangerine? Well, I’m just
Amazed by Alexa
Yesterday I had the great pleasure of getting a VIP tour of Hickory Chair during their blogger breakfast. One of
Style and Substance
I am super excited to share a fabulous new book with you! It’s called Style And Substance, The Best of
5 things to make you feel cozy
Cooler temperatures means it’s time to get cozy. Snuggle up & take a look at a few things to warm
Dear Designer Detective,What are the latest color combinations for home decorating? What combinations do you view as timeless? ~Holly Dear
Hickory Chair = Instant Gratification
Well, instant gratification when it comes to custom upholstery that is… This is really great news my fellow design lovers!
Tip in a Zip 10/12/09
Not ready commit to custom bedding? Buy a white or neutral down comforter & add color to your bed with
Windows with Style
Dear Designer Detective, Need to find out what to do about window coverings in our family room. We don’t want
Fabric talk with Fabricut
Want to know what’s hot in fabrics for your home? Today on GMT I sat with fabric expert Margie Gomez
Lovely Lee Jofa
So, I happened upon this stunning new fabric by Lee Jofa the other day while pulling fabrics for a client…
Hey fellow design lovers! I need your help! I am working on an upcoming Good Morning Texas segment where we
Are You Smart?
Do you think you’re smart? Kravet fabrics wants to know! On Wednesday, September 23rd, Kravet employees across the country wore
As I was walking through our showroom today, my eye was caught several times by this gorgeous apple green that’s
New Fabrics for Fall
The temperature is dropping & the kiddos are back in school. Before you know it, you’ll be sitting in front
Designer Detective on Twitter
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Fan Friendly Family Room
Does your ultimate sports fan need a great place to watch the game? Do you cringe at the thought of
Tip in a Zip 8/14/09
Here’s today’s quick & easy design tip ~ aka, TIP IN A ZIP 🙂 Use glass or other transparent material
Drum roll please… It’s here! I’m so excited to share a sneak peek at our exclusive John-Richard Gallery now at
Birds of a feather
If you are looking for some new ideas in wall coverings, then take a look at this. Talk about luxury.
Are you ready for some football?
Well, preseason football is officially underway. It won’t be long until the temperature drops & Sundays are filled with back
Paint app for your iphone
O happy day!!! O happy day!!! Check this out! OMG, I am having a blast playing around with my latest
Click Here to watch the segment Could the way you place your furniture in your home really affect your productivity
Laugh a little…
I just had to share these funny quotations I came across today about furniture & decorating your home! They gave
Style with leather???
Dear Designer Detective, We are looking to purchase a new sofa for our family room. My husband refuses to have
Find your style ~ Traditional
I recently featured a series on Good Morning Texas in helping viewers find their design style. I decided to put
Is your outdoor space IN style?
Decorating your home is no longer contained to the interior. During the spring & summer months, families spend more &
Just say no to knick-knacks!!!
In my humble opinion, knick-knacks= trinkets, (a.ka. JUNK)! Too many knick-knacks (or trinkets, or junk) can clutter a room and
Candice Olson=Divine Fabrics!
In case you haven’t heard, Kravet carries a fabulous line of fabrics from famed interior designer, Candice Olson. You may
On Magazine Feature
I am so excited to have been chosen as one of a handful of Dallas designers to be featured in
Please Vote for IBB!!!
IBB Design Furniture Showroom has been nominated as one of the best furniture stores by WFAA’s A List Awards. We
We’re live from a stunning Bella Custom home on GMT this morning. We talking size & scale when selecting furniture
Schumacher has done it again! Style icon and fabulous fashion designer Trina Turk has crossed over into home furnishings. Could
Gather round the table! Let’s talk about cool ideas for dining. I’ll be featuring dining tables taken to a new
Dear Designer Detective, Where do I find the mirrored piece that you have in your entry in your home? Also,
Out with the old & in with the blue!
Think Navy is an outdated color? Well, think again. Browse thru your local mall today & you will find the
Viewer Questions Answered!
Have a design dilemma or topic you need help with? Need some fresh ideas, paint or fabric advice, or just
Nail it with Nail heads!
Add some pazazz to your furniture & nail the look you want. Sorry for the pun. I just couldn’t resist
Today on Good Morning Texas…Get resort style living in your home. Tour a fabulous Highland Homes model home in Allen
Wear Red Tomorrow!!!
Join with millions of women, as well as companies, organizations and cities across America on National Wear Red Day, Friday,
Is something missing from your home? You’ve bought all of the big furniture pieces, but it just doesn’t seem right.
Is your home ready for some football? Tune in today to get tips on how to get your home ready
Means to an end…
Looking for a fabulous finish to a stylish sofa or a great pair of chairs? Read on to get the
Updating Brass Fixtures
Dear Shay, I love your GMT segments and I am using Jim Morgan from IBB to recover a chair and
Yellow is so energizing & happy that I’m just bursting while writing this post. Doesn’t yellow make you happy just
Not Your Grandma’s Cocktail…
No, it’s not 5:00 and time for cocktail hour. Sigh. However, when it is… you better have this to set
We’re bringing sexy back! Curved sofas have been around for ages, but they’re rapidly growing more & more popular. Rounded
Feast your eyes on this marvelous chair by Century. If you want to make a beautiful statement, here’s how you
Dear Shay, I often hear you talk about eglomise. What exactly is eglomise? Also, can you use more than one
Girls just wanna have fun ~ with color
I am in love, love, love with this look. I am SO into color & this definitely emanates color! As
Waves of Blue
Expert color forecasters are saying that blue is here to stay. Take note. The mineral and ice blues that were
Out with the old & in with the new!
Happy New Year everyone! Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to get your design projects underway! Hopefully you
This just in!! Pantone, the global authority on color, announced today the 2009 color of the year ~ Mimosa. Get
Today on GMT… “Shay’s Favs”! I’m in studio & showcasing some of my favorite things in home furnishings & decor.
Inspiration for Organization
It’s a wonder how one gets inspired simply by being in beautiful surroundings. Having a sense of order & function
Stuck on how to design an area just for the kiddos? We’ve got some great ideas for you! On today’s
A place to set your drink…
You absolutely MUST have one of these in your home! They call it a “Martini Table”, a swanky name for
Get some Glamour!
Today is my birthday! So, I thought it would only be appropriate to have some glamour & bling today! This
GMT October 31, 2008
Today on Good Morning Texas, we’re dining in style! I’m setting up a gorgeous dining table & chairs by Century.
Simple Storage Solution
I like to buy greeting cards in bulk so I have them handy when I need to send a birthday
GMT October 24th
Hey everyone! We had a blast cooking with Lisa Garza at our client’s fabulous home live on Good Morning Texas.
Lisa Garza Recipe
Lisa Garza from the Food Network’s hit show The Next Foodnetwork Star is cooking in our client’s kitchen this morning!
Enter to Win!
Enter to win this new contest sponsored by IBB Design Furniture Showroom! It’s so easy & one lucky winner will
Today’s Design Dilemma:Dear Shay, I need to create a home office, but I don’t have an actual room to use.
Eye Catching Table
I love this table! This fantastic end table by Hickory Chair offers not only gorgeous style, but also superb functionality.
CAN’T MISS TV!
Tune in, TiVo, & get your bootie in front of the TV to watch GMT this Friday Oct 24th! You
Add an Ottoman!
These are a must-have for your home! Functional, movable & so super stylish. They can go just about anywhere in
GMT Ocotber 17th
This week on Good Morning Texas… How to use bold colors in your bedroom without losing any sleep! I’ll give
Fabulous Fall Fabrics!
Fall inspires beautiful colors and gorgeous fabrics containing them! Schumacher has some of the prettiest new fabrics out in their
Wild with Style!
I just cannot get enough of animal prints! I think it’s just one of those things I will never get
Add some pop!
Today’s Design Dilemma: Using color to make your room say WOW! Take a monochromatic or neutral color palette from drab
Want to ensure a restless night’s sleep? That’s right… I said restless. Try painting your bedroom walls red. That should
Title: GMTLocation: WFAA Channel 8Link out: Click hereDescription: Tune into Good Morning Texas this Friday as we show how one
Perfect Paint Picking!!!
Today on GMT, we’re talking paint! If you want to avoid one of the biggest mistakes people make when decorating
Dear Shay,I want to turn an upstairs bedroom into a ladies study with a small desk and lamp etc. If there
Simple Master Bedroom
Today’s Design Dilemma: Ideas for creating a peaceful master bedroom retreat Calming colors of gold & green chosen in soothing
Paint treatments that are all the Rage!
Today on Good Morning Texas we discussed new techniques in paint finishes for your home. All of the gorgeous samples