Whether you’ve just graduated and are putting together your first apartment (congratulations!) or you already have a place and are looking to add a few new pieces, I’ve put together a round-up of finds that would go beautifully together to create a calm and airy living space. Many are from the T. J. Maxx website, and they won’t last long, so if you find a bargain you like, go for it! I don’t make any commission on these links, nor have I seen them in person — they are just fun online finds I wanted to share!Read More
I have always dreamed of designing a Bed & Breakfast. I love the concept of them!
When I design spaces, I always begin by imagining people using them. It helps me rule out certain ideas while moving forward with others. What atmosphere and lighting do I want to create for a group of friends and family gathered around a table? Is there a cozy nook for someone to curl up in with a book? What type of kitchen would be the most functional and beautiful workspace for the people using it? So when I imagine designing a Bed & Breakfast, I do so with the guests in mind, trying to picture the sort of space I can see them enjoying.Read More
I often browse real estate listings. I am constantly on the lookout for a bigger house for our family, but I also love perusing anything related to architecture and design. Recently, I came across this great log cabin on Rambling Road in Blowing Rock, NC, near the local ski slopes (Appalachian Ski Mountain). I loved its charm and natural light! The views out the windows are so peaceful. I thought it’d be fun to do a blog post where I share how I’d makeover a space that’s for sale! It will give you a chance to see the potential I see in a property. And if you’re the buyer for this home and interested in my help as you design the home, contact me here!Read More