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Ask MOD: Holiday Decor

I am thinking about using a designer to decorate my house for the holidays this year. If I do that will you be able to use my existing decorations? -Mary B Absolutely! We here at MOD love using clients existing décor especially during the holiday. Using holiday decorations that have a history or special meaning … Read more

holiday decorating Christmas Decor

Holidays: 5 Reasons to Plan Now

“Why plan Christmas in October” you ask? There are many reasons to plan early. Some do not want to even think of such horrors this early in October. In fact, many people are really annoyed by the big retailers trying to get the jump on their competitors by doing promotions just a little earlier each … Read more

metal and wood slanted bookcase

Funky Finds Friday: Convertible Furniture

This week on Funky Finds Friday…. Talk about INNOVATION! This Funky Find can transform from a bookshelf to dining table. Whether you want a traditional vertical bookcase, modern slanted bookcase, or unique dining table, this find can morph with your mood. That’s three uses in one!!! Without a doubt, this will be a statement piece … Read more

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Happy National Coffee Day 2014

Today is National Coffee Day! As you probably know by now, there would be no interior designing done in Colleyville, without my morning coffees. So how can I let this very meaningful day go by without paying homage to This National Coffee Day!! National Coffee Day is celebrated on Sept. 29 in a number of … Read more

Twisted Bench

Funky Finds Friday: Twisted Bench

This week on Funky Finds Friday… A perfect balance between nature and design!!! Twisted Bench from ZGallerie showcases the beauty of Acacia wood; each one has a unique grain with natural cracks, knots, and color variation. The twisted wood effect creates a contiguous organic movement, making it a perfect statement piece. The absolute best feature … Read more

circle mirror

Funky Finds Friday: Fleur Framed Mirror

Wow this is one gorgeous mirror! The fleur-de-lis detail gives it a classic French element. Your eye is pulled to the center due to the smaller circular mirrors surrounding the similar larger mirror. This funky find would be a great focal point in an entry or powder bath. It’s the perfect touch of class. You can … Read more

world globe

Funky Finds Friday: Modern Globe

This week on Funky Finds Friday…   Check out this modern globe from ZGallerie. The metallic purple really adds sleek twist on such a classic piece! It’s a perfect balance of traditional and funky. It would work perfectly for men or women, home or office, and casual or professional settings.    

10 habits of people who follow their dreams

10 Habits Of People Who Follow Their Dreams!

I read this wonderful little article last week on the broccolicity website last week and it really made my day about people who follow their dreams. Most interior designers like myself are entrepreneurs/solopreneurs, so it really spoke to me; enough so, that I copied the ten habits and posted it up on my wall, and … Read more

4th of July Table setting from HGTV

5 Reasons To Love July 4th

  On this 4th of July let us remember what we are really celebrating! Fourth of July holiday is the celebration of our independence and our freedom. A freedom that has been fought for and protected by all the brave men and women that have given their lives serve and protect our country. To all … Read more

Spinach Panini

Spinach and Red Pepper Panini

Spinach and Red Pepper Panini 12 ounces (2 bags) baby spinach 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced Salt, preferably kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1 large or 2 smaller roasted sweet red peppers, sliced 1/4 pound mozzarella, grated 8 slices whole grain country bread 1. Bring a large pot of generously salted water … Read more

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It’s National Spinach Day!

Today is National Spinach Day. An annual plant, spinach is native to central and southwestern Asia. Thought to have originated in ancient Persia, Arab traders carried spinach into India, and then it was introduced into ancient China where it was known as “Persian vegetable”. The earliest available record of the spinach plant was recorded in … Read more

brass kube chair


This week on Funky Finds Friday, I am loving on this Brass Kube Chair with tufted seats and brass U-leg frame from roomservicestore.com With its clean geometric line, this occasional chair is striking and functional!.    


Farrha Hyman

Interior Designer & Design Blogger

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