Before and After, Interiors, Living Rooms

Before and After: An 80’s Home Gets a Rustic Refined Overhaul

Suburban Style ain't exactly glamorous in the interior design world.  1980's Suburban Style?  Even less so.  This home in Littleton, Colorado was a double whammy. It was built in 1981, and while it had been maintained, very few updates had been done when my clients found it.  Raiders of the Lost Ark could still be… Continue reading Before and After: An 80’s Home Gets a Rustic Refined Overhaul

Book Club, Interiors, Living Rooms

Make it Interesting: Transform Your Room With a Bold Rug

I've been into bold rugs recently.  I am starting to work my way into liking warmer color palettes and I think that the area rug is a fantastic way to interject some spirit and warmth into a home.  Paired with neutral seating, interesting art and a few plants and you've got a warm, inviting room.… Continue reading Make it Interesting: Transform Your Room With a Bold Rug

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

Interiors, Kitchen, Living Rooms

An Eclectic Denver Home

"Your home should tell the story of who you are and be a collection of what you love." - Nate Berkus I met these clients first in a rambling, old family home in Denver.  Their children are grown with families of their own and they were ready to downsize to a less rambling, less maintenance required… Continue reading An Eclectic Denver Home

Dining, Interiors, Kitchen, Living Rooms

A Modern Farmhouse Revealed

 This kitchen was recently featured in Colorado Homes & Lifestyles "10 Ooh-La-La Kitchens" Sept/Oct issue - out now!  Here are a few more lovely photo's and more back story on the project. My clients returned from vacation last summer to their home in Golden, Colorado and found that a crucial valve on the upstairs toilet had failed and… Continue reading A Modern Farmhouse Revealed

Interiors, Living Rooms

Matchy Matchy: Pull together your look with matching pieces

"I don't want it to be too matchy-matchy" is something I hear from a lot of people.  Trust me, I don't want that for you either!  If you're struggling with the basic foundation of your room - take a page from these amazing designers and decorators and match it up!  You may think of it as… Continue reading Matchy Matchy: Pull together your look with matching pieces

Before and After, Interiors, Living Rooms

Denver Family Room Makeover: Lighten Up

This was such a fun family room to work on!  The clients are young, active professionals with two small children and two large-ish birds.  They needed a space to cuddle up in at the end of the day and needed larger and more attractive aviaries for the family birds.  When I first walked into the… Continue reading Denver Family Room Makeover: Lighten Up

Before and After, Interiors, Living Rooms

One Easy Way to Cozy up Your Living Room

The above photo's are two quick before and afters from a client's living room that's nearing completion.  One quick tip when dealing with a room that's larger than you're used to: don't be afraid to float your sofa out from the wall.  Get your sofa off the wall and start enjoying life (well - I… Continue reading One Easy Way to Cozy up Your Living Room