I love a bathroom challenge!

I love a bathroom challenge!

The most gratifying part of my job is fixing a “problem, mistake, issue.” When a client truly has a dilemma, I am … Read more


As a designer, I work with many vendors, tradespeople and product lines. Some are great, some not so much. There are a … Read more

Whole House Facelift

To be quite honest, it was a little more than a facelift. This house was flooded and the nicest family bought the … Read more

Challenge Accepted!

I have neighbors across the street who are absolutely intent on not only preserving the integrity of their adorable bungalow but also … Read more

Laundry Room Reno…

Laundry room reno, or as I like to call it, my laundry cubby. When we moved into this old house the washer … Read more

De-clutter for good

Since I have a lot of time on my hands these days (thank you, COVID-19), I am trying to find things to … Read more

Not a small budget kitchen…

Because I talk about small budgets all the time, you may think that I don’t undertake any big-ticket projects. Although I don’t … Read more

Design Styles

Many times when I have an initial consultation with a client they want to know what their “design style” is. This always … Read more

Life Changes

Most of the time my posts are precipitated by a project or client, so is the case with this post. I have … Read more

Trash to Treasure

This is just a quick post…….I know it’s been a while but I promise to unveil my most recent project in a … Read more

Bathroom Renovation

Bathroom and kitchen renovations are particularly messy and fraught with unforeseen issues. They are also the 2 rooms in your house that … Read more

Furniture Placement and Floorplans

I have been doing a lot of design plans recently. These typically include paint color, flooring, lighting selection, sometimes countertops, cabinets, and … Read more

Porch sittin’

We moved to North Carolina 3 years ago. Since then I have been slowly getting accustomed to the ways of the “South.” … Read more

Draperies and Soft Goods

I like to repurpose so reupholstering furniture is kinda my bag. That does not mean I can do this myself, so having … Read more

Granite Countertops

Renovating kitchens requires that you know a little something about countertops. Here is what I’ve learned over the years…….although laminate has come … Read more