Why Does Everything Take So Long?

We’re so impatient. Trust me, I’m the worst in that regard. Though ironically I’m perfectly suited for this job because I aim my shepherding powers directly at the vendors, service providers and manufacturers I work with on behalf of clients. There’s a reason everything takes so long and I’m going to tell you why, in painful detail. […]

Doubt, Apprehension and Skepticism

Ideas for topics can hit me at any time. In this case, mid-sentence with a friend during a recent gallery opening, my mind interjected and I blurted out, “Wait, an idea for a blog post just came to me!” She was in the middle of complimenting me about recent posts she’d read, how she thought they were great […]

You haven’t redecorated in HOW many years??

Think it might be time to freshen things up a bit? Put less delicately, if you haven’t managed to toss to the curb your console television from 1977 or still clinging to your spider plant jungle, it could be time. I know, we all get stuck in a rut. If you’re even mildly a design enthusiast, you likely spend […]

Our Popular Kitchen Breakfast Nook

This picture has become one of our most popular photos to date. It’s often featured in many blog entries and added to over 24,000 ideabooks on Houzz. It’s also one of the simplest, which is probably why it attracts so much attention. Before its renovation, the room stood alone and adjacent to the decades-old kitchen. It had […]