Hey you! I'm Nancy Lane. 

I'm originally from the deep South but as the joke locals love to tell goes -
I got here to Houston as quick as I could.

When it comes to design and décor some might call me addicted or obsessed, I prefer the word passionate.  When I'm not parenting our crew of growing guys, I spend most of my waking moments sourcing, planning, and managing design projects.  What started as helping family and friends blossomed into a business.  Whether you need help finding the perfect piece you’ve been searching for or don’t have any idea of where to start to make your house feel like home let’s chat…


In case you were wondering...

I launched my own business in 2016, based on a nickname I garnered over the years: The Decor Detective. Its an homage to my love of sourcing interior design products, especially while saving money doing it!

More random facts...

Between parenting three crazy-wonderful boys and following my passion for decorating, what else do I manage to squeeze into a day? It's not sleep, that's for sure... I wish! What I lack in sleep I make up for with caffeine. I love coffee more than I should and if that's wrong I don't want to be right.

I love running...especially after the run is done. I train with a running group because its cheaper than therapy. I used to run to eat but now I {try to} eat to run. Its less fun, trust me. I eat dark chocolate daily and red wine - not daily {sad face} and not as often as I want. Ha! 

I love anything Brene Brown. She's my tribe although she doesn't know it. Yet. ;) 

Last year I learned life is short. Sometimes too short. You blink and its done. This ain't no dress rehearsal! Face your fears. Chase your dreams. Live like you were dying, because guess what? YOU ARE! Every day is a gift. Open it up with joy! Show up for your life. Dare greatly. I am. You're reading this and that's proof. 

Want to work with me? 
Check out my portfolio and services page first
then if the answer to any of these questions is yes...

Need my help sourcing something you've been looking for yourself {or a client}? 
Whether you're a homeowner or a designer with no time...I can help.

Want to decorate your home and have no clue where to start? 
Hit the easy button. 
Start here.

Are you a design lover too and just need an objective opinion about a design dilemma?
Been there, done that, call me.

Said yes yet?
Then click here to fill out the contact form on the main page 
or send me an email directly. 


Don't be bashful.
As my brother always reminds me, the bashful go hungry! 
I'd love to chat with you about your project! 


  1. We must talk! Please check out our new blog littleblackdomicile.com and let me know best way to contact you. -Laurel Bledsoe

    1. Hi Laurel! love your new blog...its lovely. send me an email at thedecordetective {at} gmail.com thanks for stopping by ;)


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