Colour ME Happy!!!

{me & maria} We got a visit from Maria Killam of Colour Me Happy this week!!!  Maria flew down to DC (really Virginia) from NYC this week and we had such a great time!  Maria is everything she seems on her blog and more: super-stylish, quick-witted, thoughtful, frank and so much fun.   She’s continually looking to grow […]

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April 30, 2010

Just a Year Ago…

**update**  We moved from this house to a new one (another fixer upper in September of 2012) so here’s the story of our last home…  (No after pics of the new house yet 😉 😉 Today I’m joining the Poppies at Play Parade of Homes Tour!  So if this is your first time stopping by- […]

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April 27, 2010

More Than One Way To Skin A Cat

When approaching the design of a space, I do believe that there are “wrong” ways to do things, but I also believe that there are multiple”right” ways to do the space.  In my mind, there really is no “right” way, but there is however, a “best” way.  —a way that feels “right” for the person who lives there & is […]

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April 21, 2010

Awesome Find: Barley Twist Table

I am so excited about this 19th Century Barley Twist table I found for some of my clients!!  As I’ve mentioned, I’m really trying to focus on creating spaces for clients that feel as if they’ve been created over time and that are truly personal.  When I saw this table, (at an insanely good price!!!)  […]

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April 19, 2010

Project #12: Grow Your Garden

{Finally putting the garden gloves to some use-  love Springtime!!} A little over a week ago on one of these gorgeous 80-something degree days we’ve been having, Christian (my 2-year old) and I planted a bunch of seeds for our gardens.  (While our almost-4-month old took a beautiful-wonderful-heavenly-loooong nap.) {image found here} I’m a pretty […]

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April 18, 2010

The Nursery {Finally!} Before & After

Those who’ve been reading my blog for a while now know that I did absolutely nothing to the nursery before Justin was born.  I got a little less-lethargic about it towards end of my pregnancy and collected some things I loved (including lots of owls!), but this being my second baby and not knowing if he […]

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April 7, 2010

Getting Ready for the Easter Bunny…

…And we thought he might enjoy some carrots! I’ve had this yellow carrot silk (below) for ages (7-8 years?) and have been meaning to do something with it ever since I purchased it.  It’s now finally made its way into a special-occasion pillow.  (Special occasion because on most days we’re not fit for silk on the […]

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April 3, 2010



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