Adding layers, creating warmth

On Saturday it’s time to adjust our clocks and “fall back”. By now the trees are done showing us their beautiful array of colors and have lost their leaves.

Part of me dreads this time of year because it’s dark when I wake in the morning and it gets dark so early in the afternoon. For a girl from California… Read More

An old barn gets a new life!

Did you hear the news?? My 1850’s barn renovation was featured on +houzz! This was one of my all time favorite projects because I felt like the barn really spoke to me! Have you ever had that feeling? It’s quite surreal.

The Barn was tired of it’s old ways and years of being a storage facility. But it had… Read More

Doing Good With Wood

 

I was lucky (and I don’t believe in luck).  A canyon filled with dirt, eucalyptus, and assorted reptiles. An unobstructed view of the city of angels and a home filled with wood…wood floors, wood walls, and wood ceilings. Growing up here I was fairly sure that if God had a vacation home, it would be mine. Still am.… Read More

Color combos that are safe but not boring

I can honestly say, the most common interior design question I get from clients, friends, family (even strangers in the paint store!) is how to choose paint colors. No surprise here, but I am a visual person, so I thought I’d share some of the color schemes I have used recently. Hopefully it provides you with a bit of inspiration!… Read More