DIY, Entries

DIY Freestyle Painted Walls: An Entry Transformation for Under $50

We have a small, awkward entryway in our 1930's home.  I'm grateful to have an entry, but because of how it's accessed from the home it is a bottleneck of our two dogs battling with us for space in greeting visitors combined with us shouting "Watch the cat!"  The lower half of the walls are… Continue reading DIY Freestyle Painted Walls: An Entry Transformation for Under $50

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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

Before and After, Entries, Interiors

Entryway Ideas: One Entry 3 Ways

I have a wonderful client who moved to Florida this past year and is struggling with a really plain entryway that has no architectural interest or even definition between rooms.  I thought I would use the blog format to show how to create an entry just using furniture, rugs, lighting and art. Here's the Entry:… Continue reading Entryway Ideas: One Entry 3 Ways

Entries, Interiors

The Space Between: Styling an Entry with a Console Table.

Styling an Entry should be incredibly fun - this is a chance to create a mood and set the tone for the rest of your home.  An entry is a room that is a gateway to other rooms.  Gateway rooms, similar to "Gateway" towns, are notorious for giving you cheap thrills, some drama and some… Continue reading The Space Between: Styling an Entry with a Console Table.