Children's Rooms, Interiors

Budget Friendly Children’s Room: How to Create a Hidden Room Behind an Armoire

This past month, we took an existing closet from our bedroom, walled it off and created an opening to it in Sylvia's room (she previously had no closet).  Just for fun, I placed an armoire in front of the door opening.  I took part of the back off of the armoire and now she can… Continue reading Budget Friendly Children’s Room: How to Create a Hidden Room Behind an Armoire

Children's Rooms, Interiors

New Year: Already Behind

I started last week thinking that Tuesday was Monday and then proceeded to get caught up in reacting to emails, reacting to phone calls, washing the same load of laundry twice (still not folded!) and I had the audacity to think that I was somewhat on task - while being a full day behind.  … Continue reading New Year: Already Behind

Children's Rooms, Entries, Interiors, Living Rooms

A Charmed Bungalow in Denver: Renovating with Character

I love renovated older homes that manage to keep their original charm intact.  I worked on this 1920's Denver Bungalow for well over a year - it was a rewarding experience.   The homeowners added a second floor and gave the home 3 new bedrooms and 2 new bathrooms, yet when you're inside the home, it feels cozy and charming:… Continue reading A Charmed Bungalow in Denver: Renovating with Character

Children's Rooms, Interiors

Children’s Rooms and Vintage Charm

Armoires, wardrobes, large cabinets - I used to see them in everybody's living room with a large tv hunkered up inside.  I don't see them as much anymore and I miss them!  I think they're perfect for children's rooms.  It's an old fashioned way to elegantly tuck things away.  Restoration Hardware, Pottery Barn, etc, they… Continue reading Children’s Rooms and Vintage Charm