Category: Walls and Ceilings

Island Dining

I love to eat… love to dine… love to design kitchens. In this post I share my design philosophy about kitchen island seating. The experience of eating can become dining. Slowing down… not just eat and go, but talking, savoring, and enjoying the experience. Life is so fast paced. We tend to rush through everything, eating includes. Dining gives us the opportunity to not just eat, but connect with those we care about. See great examples of kitchen island dining.

Problems Picking Paint Colors?

Do you have problems picking paint colors? This seems to be a frustrating issue for most people. The frustration begins with the number of color choices. So, where do you begin?

Foyers: The First Impression

What is the impression that visitors get when entering your home for the first time?

We all just get one chance for a good first impression. Is your foyer welcoming, inviting, an expression of who you are? See my formula for a great foyer and be inspired by some beautiful examples of great foyers.

Master Bathroom Facelift

I love my master bathroom, but it recently was in need of a little facelift. I designed and had my house built 17 years ago. My bathroom has seen some redecorating over the years, but the cabinets, tile, fixtures and mirror have remained the same. I almost always recommend white or neutral tile and fixtures… Read more »

Great Guest Rooms

What makes a great guest room? A gracious and comfortable guest room, that is designed with attention to every detail, shows visiting family and friends just how much you care. In a guest room, less is more—more space, more comfortable, more welcoming. Clear out the clutter, keep only the most useful items, and provide space… Read more »

Master Bathroom Renovation – Dated to Timeless! (Part 2)

I am so excited to share this transformation of a dated, uninspiring master bathroom to one of tranquility, luxury, and timeless qualities. The concept was to create a spa-like experience with elements of nature. I think this was achieved and more! See what you think!

Master Bathroom Renovation – Dated to Timeless! (Part 1)

One of the most exciting projects to me is a master bath renovation. To transform this personal space from chaos to calm, dated to timeless, is quite exciting! For this project, the homeowners wanted a spa-like experience with elements of nature. Before the renovation, this 1990’s master bathroom was dated, and not the most relaxing… Read more »