Righting the Wrongs…

Bathroom Renovation Design 2

  Given my field, I am in A LOT of houses….enough houses to realize that builders in the mid to late 90’s had some seriously bad ideas and taste. Like, seriously weird-ass taste.  And bad judgement. So though I wasn’t shocked at the plethora of WRONG in this bathroom at the initial consult, I was kind of expecting him to pop out … [Read more...]

Master Bedroom Design Reveal

Master Bedroom Renovation & Re-Design 2

      If you follow me on Facebook, then you already know there’s a ‘’Reveal” coming.  After 2 months of renovation here & in their Ensuite, this stunning Master Bedroom was completed and given back to my clients.   This project was a pretty major overhaul – you can see here where we started.....when the … [Read more...]

Black Interior Doors

Upper Hall Black Interior Doors

    A couple years ago, the Mister & I ripped all the carpet off the stairs, added new treads, stained them dark walnut, poly’d them (3 coats), and painted the risers white.  The whole hallway was painted (Benjamin Moore) Revere Pewter, one of my all-time favorite neutrals. Every. Single. Spindle. was removed, primed, painted … [Read more...]

Summer Happy – Outdoor Decorating Inspiration

Summer Happy

[facebooksimplelike] FINALLY I SAY! I have thawed, the sun is warm and wonderful and the time is here for living outdoors! We’re in the midst of "re-creating" our outdoor spaces a bit, I’ll show you what we’ve been doing around here soon. It involves spray paint, re-purposing, and color....just a few of my very favorite … [Read more...]

Come on In, Let me show you around….

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[facebooksimplelike]  Hey Hey Crazy Cats – guess what? I have nary a DIY project nor a Home Staging adventure to share with you this week. First, the new globes aren’t here yet, and if the USPS ever gets them here,  they’ll be hung in the most fabulously fabulous way and I can’t wait to show you. Second, bathroom reno#1 is done Friday, … [Read more...]

Choosing Wall Color

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Choosing color in your own home really can be daunting and stressful; and unless (like me) you are actually happy about painting frequently, you want to make a choice you’re delighted with.  Some people find choosing color so intimidating that they just don’t choose anything....ever.  A friend of mine, I’ll call her Dawn (you can too, it’s her … [Read more...]

My “Must-Haves”.

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  As a professional Interior Decorator, Home Stager, avid DIY-er, and a compulsive somewhat serial Re-Decorator, there are certain tools that are absolutely crucial in my world.  I thought I'd share some of these with you, so that maybe you can add to your tool belt, or even learn a trick or two to make your life easier. Home Staging is the … [Read more...]

Color

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 I love doing Color Consultations with clients.   It’s so gratifying to work with people through the process and see them become so excited about their home. There is sometimes a short detour through The Land of the Shattered Illusions though. Explaining that there is no “perfect color”, or that the wall color they just love in their sisters … [Read more...]