Interiors, Kitchen

Rip Your Upper Cabinets Out Tonight: 7 Stylish Kitchens with Open Shelving

Open shelves are still really popular with my Denver area clients.  I love the casual look, although I'm sure kitchen cabinet people are over them and over the trend of having no upper cabinets.  I like the airy and open look they give a kitchen and I love the opportunity to put in a sconce or… Continue reading Rip Your Upper Cabinets Out Tonight: 7 Stylish Kitchens with Open Shelving

Interiors, Kitchen

The Kitchen Desk: What To Do With It (Besides pile things on top)

A lot of my clients with large-ish kitchens have an area on the outskirts of the kitchen that holds a built-in desk.  It's always an area that faces a wall and it's typically stacked with mail, homework, games, art projects, etc - it's never set up as a desk.  Never.   I recently helped a client convert one in her… Continue reading The Kitchen Desk: What To Do With It (Besides pile things on top)

Book Club, Obsessions

October Obsessions: Rustic Minimalism, Serge Mouille and In the Company of Women

1. Rustic Minimalism: I am increasingly drawn to a style that I would loosely call rustic minimalism. There's something so beautiful to me about simple materials plainly used.  For me, the take away from this style is that editing helps you see the space better.  Take away things - look at the envelope of your home; if… Continue reading October Obsessions: Rustic Minimalism, Serge Mouille and In the Company of Women

Before and After, Interiors

Before and After: Ranch House Love in Denver

I'm excited to share some finished photo's of a house I recently wrapped up!  This is a beautiful little 1950's ranch house located in Denver's Crestmoor neighborhood - an area filled with large trees and big yards.  Like many Denver neighborhoods, smaller, period homes co-exist here with supersized homes that are either new builds or over-sized pop-tops.  This… Continue reading Before and After: Ranch House Love in Denver

Interiors, Kitchen

Warming up the Room: Range Hoods Without the Stainless Steel

Stainless steel hoods and other metal hoods are gorgeous but they do lack a certain warmth that some people crave in a kitchen.  It is more traditional to cover up that metal - and one of the big trends today is a modern take on tradition.  Check out these 4 ideas on covering up that metal with a… Continue reading Warming up the Room: Range Hoods Without the Stainless Steel