Posts Tagged ‘furniture’

here’s what’s hot – episdoe 2

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

I know you’ve been on the edge of your seats waiting for this one.  Trend #2 for Spring 2014 is graphic, graphic, and more graphic.  Geometric shapes, patterns, clothes, and more – bold graphics are in.

@Nelson Gonzalez Chair affair

I love geometrics & would like something akin to this, I like the contrast of the bright colour against the grey/purple tones.

Graphic patterned closet.  Would work well done with kaffe fassets shot cotton.

a house in the hills - interiors, style, food, and dogs

too cute

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

For the last several months I have been busy with a very special project.   In this situation, we are updating the old farmhouse my client grew up in.  First on the To Do List:  redesign the bedrooms for two little girls (ages 9 and 7).   This was a fun and unique opportunity for me to play in the world of COOL and CUTE.  Here are couple snapshots for your viewing pleasure.

But the fun doesn’t stop there!  The 2nd floor hall and dual stairways received a major transformation as well.  Stay tuned for more images to follow.

Snippets, II

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

First, I’ve got to say that I’m sorry for such a brief and ever-so-slightly lame post last week.  Yes, things are busy but that is good!  Today I thought I would offer a few snippets of all my “things in progress.”

Project 1:  Front entry/laundry room renovation.  This has been in design development for a while now, but it looks like construction is right around the corner!


Project 2: Kitchen reno.  This active family can’t wait to tear down the wall currently separating their kitchen from the dining and living room areas.


Project 3: New office space.  I recently helped a business get settled into their new office.  These chairs worked perfectly with our palette.


Project 4:  Another mudroom/laundry renovation.  I have to admit, the storage solution for this mudroom is spectacular!

Project 5:  Commercial restoration.  This project has been under major construction since their groundbreaking ceremony I last posted on here.  Today will actually be the first time the ladies and I have been able to enter the building for almost a year.  Can’t wait to see the progress!


In other news…  I’m working out.  Excercise has always been one of those things that I’ve struggled to prioritize.  With the wedding on the way, I have been following through pretty well on a morning exercise regime.

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I’ve been practicing up-do’s.  With a DIY wedding, I figured it wouldn’t hurt to at least entertain the thought of doing my own hair.  While I am not 100% which direction to take, it has been fun learning how to style my hair differently.  You’ve got to check out  She’s fantastic!

I have a super productive day on tap so it’s time for me to go.  See you again soon!


Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

In case I haven’t mentioned it before, I have a MAJOR thing for Ikat fabrics.  They are graphic, they are colorful, they are exotic, and simply sensational.  Ikat (pronounced e-cot) is a dying technique utilizing a resist dyeing process (sorta like using rubber bands in tie dyeing).  The yarns are strategically dyed prior to being woven, resulting in a fabulous striated pattern.   This design has been known to various cultures for centuries, and it’s a hot trend you’re likely to see more of in 2013.  Absolutely love it!

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Using Your Wall Space

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oh Chester

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

Be still my heart.  I have a MAJOR thing for Chesterfield sofas.  They are classic, sophisticated, textural, versatile, awesome, fantastic, wonderfulness.  Seriously.  I can barely think.  This is a problem.

Of course you don’t have to take my word for it.  See for yourself!

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Neutral Living Room



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Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

I’m back!  What a lovely weekend it was.  I didn’t end up pinning as much as I had originally planned, but that’s ok.  Where I’m at is exactly where I’m supposed to be :)

In other news, I thought I would share some rockin’ recent finds from Etsy.  Man, that site is truly a wonderland of awesome everything.  Check it out!

Vintage 1958 Carter Brothers Scoop Bentwood Chair Mid Century in Green

Mid Century Sculpture Lamps/ Rewired Price Reduced

Vintage Bamboo Sideboard, Chest of Drawers, Cupboard, Cradenza

2 Matching Electric Blue Sofa / Couch es Perfect Condition.

Hanging Pendant Chandelier Lighting - The Firefly - Copper and Handmade Paper Lantern

Awesome, right?  And who wouldn’t love that Daushound pup…

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Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Helllloooooo summer!  There’s no denying it’s summertime with these crazy hot temperatures.  Check out these super cool designs for outdoor spaces.



rug, umbrella, pillow, pillow, pillow, sofa, pitcher, planters, Buddha

Love affair

Friday, June 15th, 2012

I’ve had a love affair with Bentwood chairs for years now.  They are classic and elegant, but can be fun and playful too.  I’d say they fit into just about any style of decor.

(Thank you Thonet!)


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Monday, May 21st, 2012

Just so we are clear, this post has nothing to do with big hair or magic spells…  A Pouf is defined as a “soft round or square seat with no back or sides”.  These adorable little buggers are fantastic! and here are several reasons why.  Not only are they adorable (as mentioned), but they are versatile too.  Poufs can be used for additional seating as well as to rest your feet on.  In some applications, you might even use one as a semi-sturdy side table.  Poufs can be colorful, textural, and durable as they are generally made out of leather.  Still need convincing?  Poufs can also be used as storage!  That’s right folks, storage.   Traditionally, European countrys are slim on storage so they keep their off season clothes in these soft boxes.  Love, love, love them.



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Sensational, on the side

Monday, May 7th, 2012

For one reason or another, I’ve got a thing for sideboards and buffets.  A major thing.  Maybe it’s the thought of extra storage (you can never have enough), or their generally lean proportions that drive me wild.  Either intricately ornate or sleek and refined, I’m a fan.

Here are a few for your viewing pleasure.

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