Susan McHaney, Holly Blumeyer
Paul and Elke Koch, Holly Blumeyer, Ken Stuckenschneider
Susan McHaney, Holly Blumeyer
St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness recently hosted a fund & awareness raising event, Painting with a Purpose’ at the Creve Coeur location of Painting with a Twist. The event welcomed a capacity crowd for wine and hors d’oeuvres while they created a still-life painting of Four Vases.
Terry Coleman, Holly Blumeyer, Kristi Peterson
To sleep, perchance to dream…not a problem in these two well-designed boudoirs! Holly Blumeyer, owner of Holly Blumeyer Interior Design Group, and her husband, Jeff Demerath, are in the process of remodeling a charming home.
Sometimes it’s hard to know where to begin when planning a home renovation. Careful consideration of design elements and lifestyle needs will help create a plan that will add value to a house, whether you’re getting ready to sell or stay for years to come.
Connie Lohr, Jeff Demerath, Holly Blumeyer
With apologies to Pete Seeger (and the Book of Ecclesiastes) there is also—to every season—a color combination. Whether you want to start your holiday collection from scratch or just set a different table this year, there are lots of gorgeous alternatives to red and green. We went to the pros and got some great tips on how to decorate ‘outside the ornament.’
Does your favorite room in the house seem boring or dated? Need help on how to jazz it up? We asked local designers for tips on how to easily add a little new life into your space.
Moonrise Hotel has appointed MARTIN PITTMAN as general manager.
Saint Louis Ballet reception committee, clockwise from top left: Frederick Atwood III, Ken Bower, Ron Sauget, Ann Cortinovis, Susan McHaney, Janice Hulse, Sandra Ford and Holly Blumeyer. Not pictured: Cheree Berry, Susan Block, Alan E. Brainerd, Megan Clinton, Mark Eggert, Rob and Lisa Forsyth, Jim and Mary Forsyth, Linda Hall, James Jamieson III, Holly Maffitt, Neva Moskowitz, Beth Pollnow, Molly Ryan, Glenn Sheffield, Susan Sherman, Mary Strauss, Ken Stuckenschneider, Mary Wainwright and Ann Willard
Often described as one of life’s most stressful events, moving can test the strength of even the happiest relationships. If there’s a new address in your future, three St. Louis designers have tips on how to personalize your new space with a minimum of angst and inconvenience.
If winter is giving you cabin fever, why not give the cabin a whole new look? New furniture and accessories (or freshly painted walls) will brighten your home and your spirits. And ‘new’ doesn’t have to mean ‘trendy,’ according to local designers.
Nothing renews the spirit, revs up a mood or revives a tired room faster than a blast of vibrant COLOR. A fresh coat of paint is probably the easiest and least expensive way to completely change the look and feel of a room. LN asked five designers to share their favorite shades with us. Here’s looking at hue, kid.
AB: How did you get started in interior design?I was rearranging my mother’s house from about the age of 9 and never stopped! At first I helped family members, then friends and voila!