Dream Cribs

Dreams Cribs My sweet son recently got engaged and we’re so excited! And I can’t lie, I am counting the days until he and his lovely bride decide they want to give me some GRANDKIDS! No pressure. LOL. Being a mother of four myself, I obviously love kids and I am really looking forward to…

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Interior Design for Health and Wellness

Bathroom with natural light and plants

This blue and green color palette is calming and fresh to soothe the soul Coming from a nursing background,  I’ve always been interested in the correlation between interior design and health and wellness. In the healthcare setting, the design focus is on indirect lighting fixtures, open and diffused natural light from numerous large windows, a…

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Houndstooth Season

Houndstooth Season https://alanebeard.com/wp-content/uploads/ABD-Houndstooth-2.mp4 I’ve got a little thing for houndstooth. And since the weather got chilly here overnight, an odd event this early in Fall in Texas, I got all excited and started getting out all my houndstooth clothing in preparation for #houndstoothseason! Of course no one wore the vintage (my fave!) Magnolia Houndstooth and Feather…

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Art Obsession

Art Obsession Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. I am obsessed with art and could lose myself for days and days inside an art museum. When my son was young, this is how we would entertain ourselves. I remember once when we were looking at statues, which lose…

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Style Guide – The Bloom Room Bedroom

Style Guide – Bedroom The Bloom Room – It’s All In the Details Here’s what we’re loving today: The Bloom Room Its bold design features super vibrant wallpaper as a backdrop for a dramatic four poster bed in grasscloth, lacquered bedside tables, a stunning custom chandelier from one of our FAVORITE artists assembled to order…

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Design Personality Quiz

I was searching for new, fresh fabrics and wallcoverings today and came across something super fun. Harlequin has introduced their latest collection: HARLEQUIN COLOUR 1 I’m really excited about their #owntheroom approach because they have partnered with Professor Stephen Westland and Research Fellow Soojin Lee in their white paper, ‘Harlequin’, to discuss a topic near…

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It’s Fall, Y’all!

Autumn has Arrived It’s Fall, Y’all! And just like that, it’s upon us. As often happens in Texas, fall came suddenly this year. I can’t believe just last weekend we were out at the ranch enjoying rare 75-degree Texas days at the Ranch Party, and now suddenly it’s chilly this week. Time to bring out…

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Room in a Click: Nursery

Nursery Vision Board

I’m really proud to offer three tiers of Design services to fit different budgets and different levels of involvement, tailored to my clients’ needs. I want to move away from the old school model of design, and to honor my belief that…   Additionally, when we designed my new website, I knew it was time…

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Plano Bathroom Remodel

I’ll share more of this remodel project later, but wanted to do a quick post to show how we made use of some found space in the wall. Like most homes in Plano, Texas built about 25 years ago, this house was very builder-grade meh, complete with standard issue medicine cabinet. Gross, right? Our initial plan…

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Color Changes Everything

Spoiler Alert! I’m about to start a project using a bold Sherwin Williams paint color that’s going to be JAZZY! It reminded me of one of my favorite things SW has ever done. They added a DIY tutorial on how to take a boring, bland piece of furniture and paint it in a million different…

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