Category: Design

Kitchen Facelift

Kitchen Facelift

This summer we are giving our kitchen a facelift and I am excited about it. We chose new counters, new tile, a new sink, a new faucet and new cabinet hardware. We are also having the cabinets repainted white. The interior of our china cabinets […]

Bedroom Refresher

Bedroom Refresher

I focused most of my decorating energy on the common and entertaining spaces of our home, since that is what people see first. My bedroom, however, could use a refresher. This spring I aim to give it a big breath of fresh air. I would […]

Our Home

Our Home

I had a lot of fun designing our home. In our living room, I went with classic pieces that we will love forever, all from Restoration Hardware. Dan also had a grandfather clock and drop leaf table to work with, so we also had to […]

Our Kitchen

Our Kitchen

Our kitchen is ever evolving. I have some great basics and a few splurges. I have my favorite tools and some places where I have saved. Having the essentials at hand make cooking and entertaining easier and more fun! For my essentials, I have some […]

Decorating Our Home

Decorating Our Home

I daydreamed about how I would decorate our home for a long time. I flipped through catalogs, put together idea boards, checked out furniture stores and scoured design sites. Then, I finally made some decisions. We have a few antiques to work with, so we […]

Decorating the Bedroom

Decorating the Bedroom

Decorating the bedroom can be a really fabulous project. Our bedrooms ideally are the perfect cozy retreat. Crisp linens and a cool headboard, with sconces or a pair of pretty lamps, make the perfect place to read before dozing off. Think of great hotels or […]

Classic Investment Pieces

Classic Investment Pieces

I have been thinking about furniture over the past year, as I want to design our new house. I am hoping to incorporate classic investment pieces. We moved from a cape cod with just a few common areas to a house with an open kitchen […]

Consider the Flow

Consider the Flow

When thinking about decorating common areas, it is important to keep in mind how one space flows into another. Keeping similar tones and finishes will help make the look and feel of your home cohesive. You want each room to be a reflection of your […]

Modern Traditional Living Room

Modern Traditional Living Room

Design is one of the best expressions of self. We have the opportunity to incorporate our travels and experiences into our everyday. We moved a while back, and I have been thinking about how I want to design my living room. I want to incorporate […]