Design

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 will be painted gray so that my all white china… Read More Kitchen Facelift

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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 like to replace the linens and roman blinds with these… Read More Bedroom Refresher

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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 take that into account style wise. I have always love… Read More Our Home

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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 great basic pots and pans and must have appliances. These… Read More Our Kitchen

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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 wanted a look that would blend nicely. I decided to… Read More Decorating Our Home

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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 vacation homes you’ve stayed in and create the same type… Read More Decorating the Bedroom

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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 family and a place to enjoy yourselves and relax. An… Read More Consider the Flow