slowly, but surely

May 12, 2011

Construction is moving at warp speed on this project and I am over the moon with excitement! I really got lucky on this one-not only do my clients have great taste, but they have trusted me completely to turn their vision into reality AND they have become good friends! So much has happened in the…

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project sneak peak!

May 3, 2011

Last week, custom cabinetry went in on a new construction home I’ve been working on since February. This has been one of the most exciting parts, so far, because we’re finally starting to see everything come together. We’ve still got a long way to go before this house is completed, but here are a few…

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a bath fit for a queen

April 8, 2011

Bathrooms are very personal spaces and can be tricky to design with both male and female interests in mind.  This has been especially true lately as I’ve been working on a master bath for another wonderful couple who is in the midst of building a new home.  She has impeccable taste and leans toward a more feminine aesthetic,…

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DIY: “zinc” mirror

April 7, 2011

There’s something about crusty old zinc mirrors that stop me in my tracks.  The price tag, on the other hand, does not.  So I decided to try my hand at reinventing a wooden mirror I got at World Market a few years ago (to sit on my fireplace just until my wooden sunburst mirror from…

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guest bath

March 29, 2011

I’ve been diligently working with the sweetest couple who are building their first home.  New construction is an exciting experience, however, it’s a long time before you get to see your ideas come to life.  We’re working on allowances, so every penny must be spent wisely, and we have had to learn where to splurge and…

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DIY: whitewashed furniture

March 21, 2011

I have long been a fan of whitewashed furniture; I think it gives some pieces character that you just can’t obtain with a regular painted or stained finish.  So, when I scored two oak pedestal tables for $19 a piece at my local Habitat for Humanity store during one of their 50% off sales, I…

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