It’s a quote about education, but I think it applies to the person as a whole. To life overall. What does it have to do with design?
It’s the same reason your wardrobe, hair, & overall external appearance is important. It’s your first impression. When you look good, you feel good. You walk a little taller, smile a little brighter, & look people in the eye when you feel good because you look good. For me personally, heels make me feel powerful & sexy.
Having a home that reflects your style in the same way has the same effect but on a larger scale. Your home affects so many things from your personal well-being to your family’s well-being to how you feel about inviting people in.
So it is said to invest in yourself. Investing in your home means investing in yourself & your family.
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Hey y’all, I’m N’Ckyola [ní-ˈkō-lä]. Nice to meet you.
I’m a southern girl & a creative introvert who loves food & wine, paint & power tools.
My family & I are on a journey to living a more sustainable lifestyle, at home & at work, without sacrificing style or flavor. And I’m showing my friends, family, & clients that they can do it too!
I’m also on a mission to rid the world of builder beige & furniture sets – 1 home at a time.
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The Holidays are coming! The Holidays are coming! And besides looking at all the beautiful, creative, and festive decorations there’s one thing on everyone’s minds (or stomachs, really). Food… it’s all about the FOOD! T’is the season to EAT! Let’s do it in style with beautiful, unique table settings – any and every time!
Sustainability At Home
You can google the technical stuff about Green Design but what everyone really wants to know is “What does it mean to me? How does Green Design affect me?” Yes there's the 3 R’s – reduce, reuse, recycle. But there is 1 more “R” that is crucial to my Green Design philosophy & to how I approach every project I work on. RE-IMAGINE!
Do you ever think “I’d go green if it weren’t so expensive”? If you are a home cook, you may even think the only way to be sustainable in the kitchen is through your food choices. Think again, my friend! The tools you choose to use in your kitchen can be a quick & easy way to transition to the green life.