Bathrooms, Interiors, Kitchen

Reflections: Career, Happiness and a Year of Renovations

Happy end of 2017!  Professionally and personally it was a really good year (I'm choosing not to touch politics on this blog). It's not every year I get asked to do two HGTV shows; it's not every year I get to travel to unique places like Haida Gwaii; it's not every year I'm the mother… Continue reading Reflections: Career, Happiness and a Year of Renovations

Bedrooms, Interiors

How to Make Your Bedroom Warm and Cozy for the Winter

Hi everyone, I have a guest blogger this week and I will get to that shortly.  As an interior designer I drive a lot.  Many days I'm in my car for over 2 hours just getting from house to house, to showroom to showroom.  I know, such a glamorous job - don't be so jealous.… Continue reading How to Make Your Bedroom Warm and Cozy for the Winter

Interiors

The Art of Concealment: A Practical Guide for Designing A Secret Door

Secret doors are not just for the Vanderbilt's , C.S. Lewis and Meow Wolf.  I think they delight the inner child in us and odds are, you probably have somewhere in your home where you could put one.  In addition to appealing to your romantic, I've-got -a-candle-where-is-this-breeze-coming-from-in-a-closed-room side, they are also incredibly useful to hide… Continue reading The Art of Concealment: A Practical Guide for Designing A Secret Door

Interiors

Home Organizing: 7 Mudrooms to Inspire You

Do you have a mudroom?  Most of my clients either have one or are in the process of building one.  Sometimes they aren't even in an obvious area.   One client has a space in her front living room devoted to backpacks, jackets, hats, shoes, etc.  Another client is putting beautiful wood cubbies into her… Continue reading Home Organizing: 7 Mudrooms to Inspire You

Interiors, Kitchen

Revisiting the Modern Farmhouse

I first posted this in September of last year and due to some heavy work loads and an upcoming vacation I thought it might be a good time to re-post!  Are you tired of the Modern Farmhouse look?  I'm a little bit tired of certain aspects of it, but I do love the simplicity of… Continue reading Revisiting the Modern Farmhouse

A Talk With...

A Talk With: Colorado Interior Designer Laura Medicus – An excerpt from Luxe Magazine’s “The Insider”

 Yes, you read the headline correctly and I swear I'm not interviewing myself Rupert Pupkin-style from The King of Comedy.  An interview I gave entitled "The Insider" with Christine DeOrio for Luxe Interiors + Design Colorado came out this month (the March/April issue is out in stores now) and I thought I would share an excerpt and a little more of… Continue reading A Talk With: Colorado Interior Designer Laura Medicus – An excerpt from Luxe Magazine’s “The Insider”

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

Interiors, Trends

Trend Alert: Year Round Flowers! Fall Florals in Home Decor

It's Fall - why is she talking about floral patterns?  What happened to plaid? Floral patterns are a fantastic way to make a bold design statement in a modern interior.  I think they can look incredible next to clean lined furniture.   The juxtaposition of the lush and unexpected organic beauty of flowers with a… Continue reading Trend Alert: Year Round Flowers! Fall Florals in Home Decor

Book Club, Obsessions

September Obsessions: The photographer Kevin Russ, Giant Legos and Color Block Pillows

  Kevin Russ prints on Society 6: I've followed iPhone photographer Kevin Russ on Instagram for years now.  He's been on the road since 2012 and his images of traveling around this continent have been inspiring, enlightening and moving.   The people, stories and land he's encountered on his trek are rooted in Jack Kerouac, John Steinbeck… Continue reading September Obsessions: The photographer Kevin Russ, Giant Legos and Color Block Pillows