This kitchen is in a 1904 "Denver Square", which is known as a "foursquare" everywhere else in the country, but here in Denver we like to label things as our own. For example, the "Denver Omelette" is really a "Western Omelette". If anyone can think of something else that Denver (or your home town) has… Continue reading Before & After: Uncovering Secrets in a 1904 Denver Square Kitchen
Welcome to my last "Kitchens of 2018" post! (Oh good, I thought she'd never stop sharing these blurry site photos.) How is your January 2019 experience? My life feels back to "normal" from the nasty December that I had followed by the chaos of the Christmas holiday. I'm really enjoying being a part of this… Continue reading Denver Kitchens: A Year in Review (Part 3)
We have two more months of winter left and yet every time I hear birds chirping I nod sagely to myself and think: Ah! Spring is almost here! I always forget about the slog of January and February. I feel optimistic about this year even though (or maybe because) I ended last year in a… Continue reading Denver Kitchens: A Year in Review (Part 2)
We just went through what felt like a record number of overcast days here in the Denver area and my energy level and my happiness level plummeted like a stone thrown into a still lake. Cold, gray and dreary in early October is unpleasant, unwelcome and it is causing me to be over-dramatic about everything… Continue reading Sunshine on My Shoulders: Site Visits in Fall Snow
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
Check out some before and during photo's of a ranch remodel in Denver's hot Crestmoor neighborhood!
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