Motivational Monday-Forward Thinking Home Decorating

 I am just finishing my second year with Tobi Fairley’s Mastermind. Having a support system with anything you do is best. I couldn’t have done all that I have without them. I want to celebrate my friends who have been there since the beginning and you will see why they are such an inspiration.

Well first let just say Tobi Fairley is the most forward thinking person I know, her work is so powerful and colorful just like her personality!
Tobi is simply the best mentor and designer I know!


Denise McGaha – her Designed with a Deadline attitude is inspiring along with
her beautiful interiors. Denise’s work has been featured in various design publications.

Denise McGaha Interiors

Heather Harkovich from Heather Scott Home and Design – her transitional style and straight forward approach I have always admired. Heather was recently on TLC’s 4 houses.

Heather Scott Home and Design

Stacy Naquin is from my neck of the woods, Louisiana in neighboring Baton Rouge. Stacy is a real forward thinker and always designs with the latest style and trends in mind.
She will be a Style Spotter for High Point at Market next week!

Stacy Naquin Interiors

Traci Zeller has been seen in many magazines including House Beautiful, Parenting, Multiplicity and The Bump to name a few. We are kindred spirits with our design philosophy. Her signature style is Chic Design with Multiples in Mind.

Traci Zeller Designs

Liz Carroll‘s luxury style is inspiring with her refined subtle designs. Some of my favorites are her children’s rooms. Liz’s designs have been featured in several popular blogs like Nursery Notations and House of Turquoise.

Liz Carroll Interiors

Leslie Hassler‘s design approach is one with designing with sexes in mind. A great mix of masculine with a feminine touch. Leslie works with some of the top builders in Houston and Dallas Texas.

Luxury for the

Happy Decorating!



  1. Liz Carroll on October 8, 2012 at 8:40 am

    A huge thank you to you Karen! You are such a talent and I feel so fortunate to have worked and grown beside you this past year. Thank you for all the wisdom you have shared and for being such a supportive friend!

  2. Jennifer on October 8, 2012 at 9:16 am


    I love this post and what a great job you’ve done capturing how amazing our Mastermind Group really is!! I am so grateful to know all of you and be a part of everyone’s exciting journey. You are a wonderful designer, giving person and a fabulous friend Karen and I’m so glad to know you!! xoxo


  3. Andrea Brooks on October 8, 2012 at 11:19 am

    I am so grateful to be a part of this talented, giving group of women!

  4. Lisa Mende Design on October 8, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    I love this post and all these women! So happy to be in this group with all of you! Karen you are amazing and fabulous too!

  5. Karen Davis on October 8, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    My pleasure Liz… I couldn’t agree more Jennifer and Andrea!

  6. Karen Davis on October 8, 2012 at 6:34 pm

    Thanks Lisa!

  7. traci zeller on October 9, 2012 at 1:32 am

    Karen, it has been such a pleasure and a privilege getting to know you and the special, talented woman that you are!! Thank you for your insight, warmth and friendship! xoxo, Traci

  8. Karen Davis on October 9, 2012 at 6:59 am

    Same here Traci!

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