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Before/After :: Adding Color and Embellishment to a Child’s Bedroom

This was a fun challenge :: inject color and personality into our client's daughter's bedroom, using her existing bedding as a "jumping-off" point .... plus we intended to add a desk, oodles of … [Read More...]

What I’m Reading Now :: Nora Goes Off Script

I really liked this new book, the author's first for adults. It's sweet, but sassy, and you are rooting for the heroine from the first chapter. Her circumstance seems relatable, and her kids add … [Read More...]

A Fabulous Trip To The Mediterranean

I was lucky enough to be able to travel to Europe a few months ago. I went to visit my daughter, who was studying abroad in Antibes, France. Antibes is a resort town between Cannes and Nice on the … [Read More...]

Design Lessons and Inspiration from a Gorgeous Hotel Lobby

I recently joined dear friends for our college reunion in Syracuse, NY ::: and I stopped in my tracks the moment we entered the hotel lobby, a Marriott property formerly called The Hotel Syracuse. … [Read More...]

Before/After :: A Primary Bathroom that’s Reminiscent of a Hotel!

Our clients are so pleased with the way their primary suite bathroom turned out, and for good reason. This one was a complete gut job, but the entire bathroom's footprint remained the same. The only … [Read More...]

What I’m Reading :: Counterfeit

This is a sneakily fun book, told from each of the perspectives of the two main characters, set against a backdrop of friendship, motherhood, careers, marriage, and the rest of life's messy … [Read More...]

Before/After :: A Bathroom, Transformed

On our last blog post, we highlighted the adjoining bedroom and its amazing wall of built-ins. Hint :: go back and read it! Here you see the full bathroom reveal ::: the results of lots of … [Read More...]

Before/After :: A Primary Suite and its Genius Storage

Our client imagined, designed, and oversaw a complete transformation of her primary bedroom and attached bath. We are in awe of the final product ::: a row of custom built-ins that open up to reveal … [Read More...]

Before/After :: Adding Floating Shelves

This is a seemingly simple way to update a room, while adding efficient ways to store treasured items. We took the opportunity to update the brick and add an old wooden beam for the mantel. Removing … [Read More...]