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We Finally Toured Graceland!

This was a "bucket list" item for me and I dragged my family along when we had the opportunity last month. The house itself is not incredibly large, but I was in it for the history and the design … [Read More...]

Before/After :: Adding Sophisticated Color

We are thrilled with the final results of this beautiful conference room. The main goals were :: (1) add more light, (2) add more color, (3) update the storage pieces along the perimeter of the room, … [Read More...]

What I’m Reading : The History of Bones by John Lurie

This is a memoir unlike any you have read. It is told by a masterful storyteller, recounting his terrifying, awe-inspiring and gritty coming of age in New York City in the 1980's. He is a musician, … [Read More...]

Before/After :: A Conference Room in DC

This was a fun project we just completed in DC. We chose a simple Parsons table from Room and Board, and then added an assortment of chairs. We used a trio of bookcases to set into a nook on one … [Read More...]

Before/After :: Transforming our Study

We are so pleased with the intentional changes we've made in our study. It's a well-used space, combining an office with a music room. The most expensive thing we did was to remove the old … [Read More...]

Before/After :: Warming up a Bathroom Simply with Wallpaper

When we moved into this house nearly two years ago, this room was the only one where I really didn't like the paint color. I decided to punch up the color and instead of painting, it made sense to … [Read More...]

What I’m Reading :: Wish You Were Here

This book is a can't miss! Read it! I am blown away by the meticulous detail, the characters' development, the subject matter, and the author's adept use of plot twists. Wow! It opens with a scene … [Read More...]

Before/After :: Updating a Teen’s Bedroom

This teen knew exactly what she wanted -- we didn't help with much here, but we are happy to show off the space! She found the wallpaper pattern she liked and decided it would just go on one wall. … [Read More...]

Before/After :: Updating a Shared Bathroom

This bathroom needed a very slight refreshing :: we added a fresh coat of paint, new mirrors and lights, new faucets at both sinks, and new knobs for the vanity. The homeowner chose Sea Salt by … [Read More...]