This sitting room was so much fun to decorate because it already had elements like custom wainscoting, eleven foot ceilings, and an open floor plan that helped to add interest and light to the space. The starters for this design concept were the window panels, oriental carpet, and antique hutch. Incorporating existing pieces into a … Continue reading Sitting Pretty
I was originally brought into this project to help with material selection only and wound up assisting these clients with their entire Master Bathroom renovation. The biggest issue was that the bathroom was long and narrow and expanding into an adjacent room was not an option. Prior to my involvement in this project the idea … Continue reading A Master Bathroom Renovation from Soup to Nuts.
The inspiration for this vestibule was my clients original artwork by Rainer Gross. Gross was known for his “Twin Paintings” which were almost mirror images of each other. His process included applying thick layers of paint on each canvas and pressing them together to “cure”. Once dried he pulled them apart to reveal layers of … Continue reading Vibrant vestibule
This young family needed more space in their traditional Cape style home and going up was not in the budget so they decided to go down into their dark, completely unfinished basement. This new space, although not without challenges; electrical boxes, an old oil tank, sump pumps, HVAC, sewer pipes, and low ceilings, gave them … Continue reading Wayne Basement Renovation
The laundry room is a very important space in a home that should not be ignored. Most people do at least one load of laundry a day and why not spend it in a room that is happy and bright and makes you smile?
From the start of this project my client had a really good idea of what she wanted. A family room where she could entertain, as well as a space for her kids to play comfortably. The sofa was the one piece of furniture that was to remain and my client was not too excited about … Continue reading A family room designed for the whole family
One of the things I enjoy most about my profession as an Interior Architect is being hired to reconfigure a space. This particular project was a great challenge because I was able to redesign a garage and adjacent sitting room into an in-law suite. The new dwelling had to include all necessary living spaces as … Continue reading In-Law Suite
My latest project was to transform this small Powder Room into a space that has some character and makes the room feel a little bit bigger. The room is only about (6ft x 3ft) so this was not an easy task. Working with an area this small is always a challenge especially when half of … Continue reading A Powder Room with some “Punch”
This Sitting Bench is the latest addition to the downstairs re-design project that we have been working on in Rosemont. This distressed white wooden bench from Kravet was the perfect body frame for the incredible Talcy velvet fabric that we selected for this piece. The fabric is framed by brass colored French Nail Heads which … Continue reading A Beauty of a Bench
This chair is part of the re-design project we are completing in a beautiful Spanish style home in Rosemont. Pictured here are the before and after photos of one of the Arm Chairs that has been reupholstered. Rather than purchasing a new chair we simply gave this Queen Anne a more current look with this … Continue reading Reinventing a classic Arm Chair