This is so amazing to me that it’s worth documenting. When we rebuilt our house after the fire of 2010, Darlene and I collaborated on several rooms in my house. Up to that point, I had always been afraid of seeking help with design projects because I didn’t want someone telling me all the rules and how egregiously I was breaking them. Plus, I had a pretty good idea of what I wanted already. But, she was the sweetest thing and she assured me that she would help me better identify my own style while helping me find pieces that reflected what I love.
So, how did this professional designer take my eclectic/cottage/Southern-chic/Texas-loving design tendencies and work with them? She didn’t let my funky style deter her one bit. She just took it and made it better. I can hardly believe how much I enjoyed working on this with someone who had more experience and more knowledge. [Read more…] about The Girl’s Room Design Board and the Blessing of Collaboration