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episode 14

episode 14

December 30th, 2020 1 minute read season 1

In our final episode of Season One, we share our 2021 to-do lists. Some years usher in big projects, like kitchen remodels or new additions. But even without an exciting renovation on the horizon, your home deserves attention. From steam cleaning... more »

episode 13

episode 13

December 16th, 2020 1 minute read season 1

Need a little high gloss in your life? In this episode, we welcome, Stephen Dlouhy, founder of premier decorative painting firm “Floe Painting,” and great friend of the GUSSIE. Stephen is our go-to source for all “fine”... more »

episode 12

episode 12

December 3rd, 2020 1 minute read season 1

More than ever, we are all craving places to escape to within our own homes. In this episode we talk about the science of a great bedroom—the most personal room in your house, and often the most challenging room to design. We address everything... more »

episode 11

episode 11

November 27th, 2020 1 minute read season 1

In this episode, we sit down with LA-based designer and textile creator Schuyler Samperton. Schuyler has been featured in every noteworthy publication from Vogue to Elle Décor to Architectural Digest. In addition to being super talented and... more »

episode 10

episode 10

November 19th, 2020 1 minute read season 1

With the holiday season on the horizon, we’re bringing you our Dining Room Do’s, Don’t’s, and Maybes. From lighting to chair rail to faux plants, we cover it all. Thinking of adding occasional seating? Wondering whether to... more »

episode 9

episode 9

November 13th, 2020 1 minute read season 1

In this episode we sit down with established Washington, D.C. interior designer and creator of one our favorite textile lines, Marika Meyer. Marika had us at “Beatrix,” a floral print inspired by beloved children’s author and... more »

episode 8

episode 8

November 7th, 2020 1 minute read season 1

When you walk into a room, what do you notice first? Is it the furniture? The colors? The architecture? When designing for yourself, do you routinely prioritize certain aspects, like art or pattern and textiles? In this episode we introduce our list... more »

episode 7

episode 7

October 27th, 2020 1 minute read season 1

Do you ever wonder how magazines and design books achieve those picture-perfect interiors? Or why your friend’s house has that ‘gram-worthy appeal, but your own rooms seem to be missing that je ne sais quoi? In this episode we break the... more »

episode 6

episode 6

October 20th, 2020 1 minute read season 1

Who loves a good gussie more than us!? In this episode we take a closer look at how to gussie-up your old pieces – whether it’s grandma’s chair or a great find from a local consignment shop. From repainting to reupholstering to... more »

episode 5

episode 5

October 14th, 2020 1 minute read season 1

The secret to a dynamic home is embracing change. Just like your personal style, your house should be constantly evolving. This means occasionally moving around your furniture, art, and accessories, and discovering new ways to appreciate what you... more »