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39 Reasons Lisa Mende Thinks You Should Visit Charlotte in Flower Magazine March/April Issue

I am so honored to share with you my current feature in the March/April issue of Flower Magazine on newsstands now! My Home City of Charlotte, North Carolina is a special place.  If you don’t currently read Flower Magazine, I highly encourage you to rush out and buy a copy! You will fall in love with […]

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Heimtextil 2019: A Designer’s Perspective

    3.O/Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH/Pietro Sutera Hello, Design Connector Readers!  How have you been?  I hope 2019 is treating you well and you are off to a productive start.  It’s February and I’m just now sitting down to update you on what’s happening in my world.   I want to backtrack and talk about […]

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Heimtextil January 2019 Frankfurt, Germany Here I Come!!!!

Heimtextil 2019 Preview –Trends & Global Sourcing I am so excited to announce that I have been invited to attend Heimtextil in Frankfurt, Germany January 8-11, 2019 as an interior designer/journalist to cover the show.  I have been aware of this show for quite some time and have always felt as a designer, I should […]

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HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY!!!!

HOLIDAY FUN!!!  IN THE SPIRIT OF THE CHRISTMAS SEASON!   I HAVE JOINED IN ON A HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY OVER ON INSTAGRAM!!!  ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS POP OVER TO INSTAGRAM TO ENTER!  HERE ARE THE DETAILS: Who Doesn’t Need Extra Cash During the Holidays?  I have partnered with several of my instagram friends to give […]

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Ask Me Anything….

Ask Me Anything…. Honestly, I get asked on a daily basis about a host of interior design subjects ranging from how to do showhouses to how to get published as well as many other topics.  While I love connecting with people and enjoy each and every conversation, the reality is each request takes me away from […]

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My Top 12 Tips For Shopping The Paris Markets

If you follow my exploits on instagram you may know that I just returned from a buying trip in Paris.   There is so much to see and do in Paris, but in my opinion, a perfect day in Paris is spent shopping the markets and street fairs or at the Puces scouring for antiques, artifacts, accessories, art, and other fabulous finds.   […]

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What Was Trending in Kitchen and Bath 2018: KBIS Report

If you think going to your local kitchen and bath showroom is overwhelming imagine walking the halls of two convention show halls totaling over 400,000 square feet and over 600 vendors and try to figure out which products are the best for your clients!  It can be mind-boggling but I love every minute of working the […]

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Modenus BlogTourKBIS 2018 – National Kitchen and Bath Show – Orlando

I am thrilled to share that I leave tomorrow for the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show in Orlando as a member of Modenus BlogTourKBIS 2018!  This year’s show is sure to provide much inspiration for the upcoming year in kitchen and bath design.  KBIS is where all the kitchen and bath product manufacturers debut their […]

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What’s In and What’s Out In Home Decor in 2018

Click Here to Read my list…… MannersThis is something I am adding because honestly, I think Manners have been out of style for the past few years and I want to see Manners on the ‘In” list and I want them to say there!Practice having good manners at home for your kids, in traffic and in the […]

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David Hicks: Scrapbooks – Review and Giveaway!!

When I think about David Hicks, I cannot help but also think about James Bond, maybe it is because they were both British, but I think also because both had an air of mystery and intrigue, not to mention extremely handsome and debonnaire.     Click here to continue reading…     I know everyone […]

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