About 500 bazillion people watched the recent season premiere of Downton Abbey, and I bet a few of you would like to know how you can bring a little Downton Abbey vibe into your own humble abode. In the words of Mr. Carson, “If you are tired of style, you are tired of life.” You […]
Holiday gatherings are approaching quickly, and it’s time to say goodbye to the traditional dining room. It’s time to close the doors on the gloomy, twice-a-year, precious surfaces, traditional dining room of yore.
Spring is nearly, finally here! I actually have some spring bulbs popping up in my yard, which makes me hopeful for warmer weather. Spring! Spring always inspires a few projects around my house, so here’s a few I finished up this week. Let’s start with the mid-century dresser I found at an estate sale […]
When the folks at Maine Cottage asked me to put together a room using their furnishings and accessories, I began the room’s concept with a COLOR SCHEME. Imagine that! You knew I’d start with that, didn’t you? At the Maine Cottage website, you can shop by color, by room, or even by fit (depending on […]
I’ve been working with a sweet client on a whole-house design. We’ve pretty much been working from scratch – buying new furniture, window treatments, rugs, and accessories. Up until now, we couldn’t find a great sideboard for her dining room (which is a really important design element for this open concept floorplan) at a […]