Tag Archives: kitchen design

When “Updating” Isn’t What Your Kitchen Needs

As much time as I spend helping clients update kitchens, I suppose I’m a bit of a hypocrite. Because there’s nothing “updated” about my own kitchen.  My home was built in 1939, and the kitchen appears to have been updated in the late 1950s or early 1960s. when life gives you lemons . . .

Listen to Your Architecture

Often your architecture will give you clues to the right furniture placement if you will only listen. I’m going to tell you about a simple decision we made in Allison’s kitchen dining area that made a big difference visually and functionally. dining table from World Market

Online E-Design, A Fresh Kitchen Reveal Out West

There are times when you need a design professional in your home, but there are some situations where an online e-design consultation may be just what you need to work through an interior design project.  Yesterday I met with a former online e-design client who is now working with her father on building a few […]

Creating Ambiance in the Kitchen

I found a pair of mid-century lamps last week at a Barn Sale here in Nashville that I couldn’t pass up.  I bought them without knowing whether or not they worked, so I set them up in the kitchen to test them with light bulbs.   quick photo with my cell phone 

How to Tweak Your Architecture To Better Fit Your Design Style

Many people think they are stuck with what they’ve got.  You know, your house is what it is. Sometimes that is certainly true, and you have to stay within certain parameters to make things work. But, if you have the vision and the budget – sometimes you can really CHANGE your home to fit your […]