DIY, Interiors, Kitchen

The Cult of the Porcelain Light Socket: This Old House Part 4

Do you really need ice?  The first weekend we tore up the kitchen (read about that here) we moved the refrigerator across the room to let more light into the room.  We never hooked the water line up and we were suddenly sans ice.  I thought Dave was waiting on moving the water line, but I… Continue reading The Cult of the Porcelain Light Socket: This Old House Part 4

Interiors, Kitchen

Swedish Kitchen Cabinet Design: Kitchen Inspiration and Thoughts on February

Happy mid-February!  When I lived in New York City and Maryland, February was generally a miserable little month that consisted of cold, icy weather with low clouds and no signs of spring.  Out here in Colorado, it's really not that bad of a month. However, due to this warm-ish weather, late last week my dogs… Continue reading Swedish Kitchen Cabinet Design: Kitchen Inspiration and Thoughts on February

Interiors, Kitchen, Trends

Kitchen Inspiration Straight From Portland (And it’s probably not what you think)

Some restaurants have a style that you immediately want a part of and who cares what the food tastes like (well, within reason).  There are a lot of lovely restaurants in the Denver area right now that are filled with dark, reclaimed wood, bare bulbs (I do like the look - I am not knocking this!) and canning… Continue reading Kitchen Inspiration Straight From Portland (And it’s probably not what you think)

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

Before and After, Interiors, Kitchen

Before and After: An Eclectic Kitchen

The kitchen is tough. It's one of the last bastions in civilized culture that sets out to crush the spirit. This kitchen, in the foothills of Golden, Colorado, is a renovation of an existing kitchen that had been updated last in the 1990's.  Fortunately, the previous cabinets were in good shape and we were able sell the existing… Continue reading Before and After: An Eclectic Kitchen