• Carrie's Design Musings

    An Interior Design blog where I muse about a project I am working on, what's going on in the marketplace or someone/thing that inspires me. CDM is predictably unpredictable, with a concentration on the intersection of fashion to home and vice versa.


  • Design from Within

    Design from Within

    I am on a slight social media blitz introducing my new Face Book business page. It was slow to start but I am picking up speed. The universe gave me a sign and ... Read more

    Posted on 07 September 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Hamptons Or Bust

    Hamptons Bust

    As the sun sets on the summer of 2017, we say au revoir and prepare for the holiday season. Winter is coming, but its never too soon to think and plan for next... Read more

    Posted on 01 September 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations

    *A Coaching LessonYou know how something happens and it stays with you, it bothers you. That loop starts playing in your monkey mind, going around and around?I... Read more

    Posted on 28 August 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Got Gooped


    While I was in The Hamptons I stopped into Gwynnie's Goop pop up in Amagansett. It was a perfectly beautiful representation of the brand that is ever growing an... Read more

    Posted on 21 August 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • The Language of Flowers in Feng Shui

    Language Flowers Feng Shui

    If you have been following me on social media you know I did a Facebook live that talked about discarding dead and dried flowers. I got comments, I got emails. ... Read more

    Posted on 14 August 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Aspen Favorites

    Aspen Favorites

    Do you know what keeps me coming back to this amazing place besides memories made over years of family trips? It's the majesty of the mountains, the natural... Read more

    Posted on 08 August 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Architecturally Aspen

    Architecturally Aspen

    I knew Aspen was originally a historic mining town and the adorable Victorian cottages were de riguer at the turn of the century. Read more

    Posted on 27 July 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • The Class


    If you haven't heard of The Class by Taryn Toomey you soon will. There is a reason why Well and Good deems 2017 the year of Taryn Toomey. Read more

    Posted on 17 July 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Dreaming BIG in Chocolate

    Dreaming Chocolate

    Did you know July 5th was National Chocolate Day? Neither did I till I saw it where I get all my news now ~ social media. It is perfect timing because I... Read more

    Posted on 05 July 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • The Ibu Movement


    An Ibu is a woman of respect in Indonesian. The Ibu Movement is a movement of women helping each other grow into economic self sufficiency. Read more

    Posted on 26 June 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • With Joy in Mind

    With Mind

    I tagged this story because it said in the first paragraph that the owners of this home gave their designer instructions that they just wanted the home to feel... Read more

    Posted on 19 June 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Mad for Matches Marbleized Boxes

    Matches Marbleized Boxes

    We all know details matter! Every time I get a package from I am a little more thrilled than usual at the prospect of receiving something... Read more

    Posted on 13 June 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Butterfly Effect

    Butterfly Effect

    Natasha Poly, ph:Txema YesteButterflies are deep symbols of freedom, metamorphosis, and the life cycle. They are the perfect little, graceful, winged metaphors... Read more

    Posted on 05 June 2017 INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Cube Formula

    Cube Formula

    via Lulu PowersI have recently become "ice cube happy" turning my ordinary, uninspired ice cubes into blocks of art.It all started with my coffee ice cubes for... Read more

    Posted on 30 May 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • A Gilded Space

    Gilded Space

    This drawing room by Kristin Kelli was another favorite space of mine. Kristin Fitzgibbons and Kelli Ford created an art filled, fun space that is highly... Read more

    Posted on 24 May 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Stairway to Savage

    Stairway Savage

    That is the hashtag Nashville interior designer Jonathan Savage of Savage Interiors created for his space in the 45th annual Kips Bay Show House. I could't... Read more

    Posted on 19 May 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Taking A LEAP

    Taking LEAP

    I am just back from an incredible retreat in Deer Valley, Utah. It was called LEAP which stands for Liberation, Equanimity, Alignment, Power. Read more

    Posted on 11 May 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Design on a Dime 2017

    Design Dime 2017

    It was that time again, Design on a Dime puts the FUN in Fundraiser! Now in its fifth year, it supports those living with HIV and AIDS of New York. This event... Read more

    Posted on 02 May 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • A Neutra in the Neighborhood

    Neutra Neighborhood

    I had the pleasure of touring a Richard Neutra mid century modern masterpiece home that is for sale in my area. I didn't even know it existed, hiding in plain... Read more

    Posted on 24 April 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Om for the Home


    I am busy tweaking my talk scheduled for Thursday April 20th. I am equal parts nervous and excited. Nervous because I have never done much public speaking, but... Read more

    Posted on 16 April 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN