Every year, I get wrapped up in a cinematic idea of Fall. Those Hollywood images and feelings intertwine with my own, much less picturesque, memories and feelings and I experience a let down. Spring always lives up to it's promise, but in Fall the days just get darker and darker and the Halloween decorations gets… Continue reading Classic White Kitchen with a Twist
I still see Pumpkin Spice Latte used un-ironically and when I do, I wonder if the writer thinks twice about it? Shudders internally? Or, is it something healthy people with happiness in their hearts still look forward to every Fall? I think of that drink the same way I think of cable knit sweaters -… Continue reading Days of Walnut and Marble: Custom Bathroom Vanities
School has started again out here in Colorado and I wonder when did it change to going back in early to mid August? When I was a kid it was always the day after Labor Day and I relished those last weeks of August when it was still hot and the days were still long.… Continue reading A Dramatic Black & White Kitchen
There are so many things I'd love to complain to you about but this is a design and decorating blog and I think you could probably use some peace. We both know what's going on in the world and hopefully you're here because you could use a break from the 24 hour a day news… Continue reading Current Sensibility: Never Panic: Let’s look at pretty images together and smile.
Mountain modern rolls off the tongue really well but I'm not sure what I expect when I hear those words. I think modern has a lot of different possibilities but when I think "Mountain Home," I think wood grain. I'm a big fan of wood planks, wood floors, wood tongue & groove - give me… Continue reading Before & After: A Mountain Modern Kitchen in Morrison, Colorado
My clients live in a gorgeous old home on a tree-lined street in Denver's beautiful and historic Park Hill neighborhood. It's the kind of neighborhood in which you could picture raising smart, well-read children while engaging in witty banter with the eccentric, yet friendly, activist neighbors. This particular home was built in the early 1900's… Continue reading Before and After in Denver: A Home Office Turned Vintage Style Bathroom
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The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest. - Thomas Moore Time with family - not the kind of unforgettable fun trip or special dinners, but the practical time spent at home going through the everyday rituals - this is the honest time spent… Continue reading Denver Renovation: Carving More Space for Family Time