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Cocktail Parties 101

Creating a mood should be top priority when planning a cocktail party. Festive and colorful always sets the...

Ceilings Need Love Too

Ceilings are often forgotten about. They are cast aside, ignored and callously used for shelter and hanging light...

Holiday Tradition Remix

Christmas decorating can be done in style. It’s simply a matter of giving old-school traditions a fresh new...

Why You Want! Need! Must Have! an Interior Designer

Designing a home is a monumental task. It’s a delicate balance between old and new, trend and timelessness....

Upgrade Your Art

Just because the artwork you found at a garage sale fifteen years ago looks a little dated doesn’t...

Super Model Kitchen: Our Top 10 Tips

Kitchens are key when it comes to home value. After all, it’s been said that the kitchen is...

Sitting Pretty

Most people revolve their seating arrangements around the television. But alternative seating is a must for those of...

Haute Baby Rooms

Designing a baby room can be daunting: it should reflect the parent’s aesthetic but be tailored to a...

Casting a Glance at Casters

We love casters. They impart a historical feel to modern pieces… in all the right places. There’s also...

Long Legs and Short Skirts

Oh – the leggy rooms we’ve seen! It’s one of the first things we notice when we walk...

Spring Into Pastels

Isn’t Springtime a beautiful thing? Pollen-lined cars, allergies, mosquito bites, oh my! But in all seriousness, Spring allows...

Kentucky Derby: This Year’s Trends

Oh the Derby! A tradition that has been a part of my life for 27 years (and counting)....

Update Your Vases

LLI is not a proponent of flower vases. Indeed, expensive crystal wedding gifts are simply incompatible with our...

Luxe Layers

Here at LLI we aim to design every home to fit the clients’ personality, lifestyle, and taste. A...

Stunning Outdoor Spaces

With the 4th of July right around the corner, hosting, grilling, entertaining, pool partying season is in full...

The Best Places in Houston – From an Interior Designer’s Perspective

Wow! Where do I begin? Houston is one of the most diverse cities in the US and has...

Luxury Bathrooms: A How-To Series

With our recent feature in Homes & Gardens, highlighting wow factor bathrooms, we only found it fitting to...

Front Porches: A How-To Series

Front porches tend to get overlooked when it comes to interiors. We all know someone who throws down...

Kitsch Kitchens: A How-To Series

I like to approach kitsch by going against the grain. Adding art to the kitchen in a clever...

Summer to Fall: LLI Predictions

Fall is coming in hot!… or cold? Whatever it is, the Houston air has us swirling with ideas...

Accent with an Accent Chair

Accent chairs can be any size, shape or color. They always offer style and character and may even...

Gold in 2023: LLI Predictions

2022 has been the year for gold hardware. Whether that’s in fashion or interiors, gold has been the...

2022 Holiday Tradition Remix

She’s baaaaack! We got so much love from last year’s ,,Holiday Tradition Remix, that we had to come...

Lucinda’s (all-time) Favorite Paint Colors

Here at LLI, we don’t mess around when it comes to paint. After all, the walls are the...