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7 Sep

SoFortWorthIt LOVES Design

Growing up a Dunaway gave me the advantage of being exposed to fine interiors and furnishings. My parents had impeccable taste, and because of that, I was unknowingly conditioned at an early age to appreciate the history of antiques and architecture. I have many fond memories of taking antique shopping trips, local and abroad, and even sitting in on meetings to help make decisions with my mom and renowned designer, Gerald Tomlin, former appraiser on Antiques Roadshow.

Gerald Tomlin. IMAGE- D Magazine
Gerald Tomlin. IMAGE- D Magazine

Although I’m not a decorator by profession, I have a keen eye when it comes to interior design and achieving a look that people fall in love with. I can’t wait to share my decorating tips, styling tricks, and trade secrets with you!

Smith home living room deep

Being married to a guy who used to build homes as a profession has its benefits too. We recently finished a remodel in our home, and as soon as I have our newly decorated basement professionally photographed, I’ll take you on a tour. In the mean time, here are a few pictures before and during reno. Since my husband was the general contractor, and because my opinions were heavily involved, it was definitely one of the more difficult projects he had taken on. Imagine that!

Some of you might be asking if I have an interior designer who helps me. The answer is an emphatic yes!! I have several talented people who I consult and bounce ideas around with. Each one of them brings an important aspect to the table to help me make the best decision on rolling forward with a project.

HOME and GARDEN TOURS! Holy moly we are going to have some serious home tours and garden tours. We all know everyone likes to take a peek inside a fabulous home, right? Well, this is the place to fulfill all your voyeuristic desires, cause I have visited and seen some of the best of the best! There’ll be so much eye candy, you won’t know what to do with yourself!

Is your home designed to the smallest detail? Do people walk in and immediately ask for your decorator’s number? Then your home should be featured in SoFortWorthIt! Email [email protected] to show off your amazing home sweet home.