Sometimes, there is nothing like a hot bath to take all the worries away! I find that typically my clients are passionate about their bathtubs if they want one. And now, there are several approaches to purchasing, designs for installing and locations to consider outside of the traditional approach. Let’s discover a few together: LOCATION:… Continue reading There is Nothing Like a Hot Bath
Do you love the ocean? I do! I love it all year long. Yes, most certainly to cool off and play in the summer but also to appreciate the resounding power and beauty all year long. I find the ocean to have a rhythm of nature that calms my soul to its core. It is… Continue reading The Ocean Color Story
What is special about Jaipur Blue Pottery? When I was in India, I couldn’t resist visiting one of the famous Jaipur Blue Pottery manufacturing plants and store. And… I brought home some very special finds just for you! Jaipur Blue Pottery is created from mixing quartz stone powder, powdered glass, Multani Mitti (Fuller’s Earth), borax,… Continue reading Blue Pottery
When I design, the beauty of buildings inspires me. From the very simplistic to the extremely intricate, I appreciate what Architects – both current and historic – have created. With these in mind, I designed a line of fabric. My graphic line of fabric is inspired by architecture. This line has a very defined and… Continue reading Why Architecture is an Important Part of Design Inspirations
Are you afraid of adding color to your home? Or do you really like color but you find that you don’t know how to bring color into your home and not freak out! Well, there is a bit of a formula that you can follow to find a balance of colors that work together and… Continue reading How to bring COLOR into your home and not freak out!
Tile is hot! Why? Because it adds so much texture, color and interest to any surface! Used creatively, you can define a space by tile. Tile installation is expensive and very difficult. So I recommend choosing an installer that has a great reputation like Steve-the-tile-guy. He is known for taking the time to work with… Continue reading 420 RENO… Steve The Tile Guy
There are SO many options when laying out tile, so why take it lightly! Yes, I selected my tile many weeks ago and estimated the square footage amount from calculating the tile and pattern. Now that the installer is in on site, we are fine tuning the layout. I am considering a vertical layout for the larger tiles because I would… Continue reading 420 RENO … TILE LAYOUT
Pulling together color concepts is fun, challenging and time consuming. But, where to begin, where to begin? Well, choose ONE thing that you absolutely love and work around that until all the pieces pull together beautifully. Remember, you need to be flexible and be willing to change direction here and there. With the “Beachy Cottage”… Continue reading How to Create Color Concepts
Let’s face it… we spend an amazing amount of time at our kitchen sink! If you don’t have a window to looks directly out, I suggest that you put that on your punch list for your home. Between filling up the water glass to doing the dishes to gazing out and thinking…. we spend time… Continue reading THE Kitchen Sink Rug
There is no argument, banquettes are awesome! Why? They invite people to be comfortable and relax into the moment that they are enjoying. These spaces allow us to introduce color in upholstery and pillows that accent the space. Here are some more ideas that might spark some interest for you. I love this photo of… Continue reading How to Create the Best Banquette!