Sneakity Peek: Client Apartment

We recently finished up with our clients’ gorgeous condo & I have a couple of pics to share.   My client has amazing taste and has amassed lots of collections of beautiful objects over the years.  She was ready for a fresh start design-wise & has a very defined style.  We wanted light & textural and we used a soft pallette of whites, […]

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March 31, 2012


Everything seems to be blooming now…   (yay!!!!)   I took these photos in our yard last week & I can’t believe how much greener everything’s gotten between now & then. {our wisteria} A lot of what’s blooming in the yard (and what I love in our yard- lavendar, wisteria, crocus, violets & even the weeds) seems […]

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March 30, 2012

Our Nurseries from Babies Past…

Our future baby’s nursery has been coming together…  For months we just piled all the baby stuff in here & I waited to attack the room.  Its plain white walls & cream carpeting were pretty much a blank slate.  I added a modern crib in a hazlenut finish by Muu Kids (amazing to work with […]

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March 27, 2012

Can’t Stop Thinking about this…

{Amy Howard’s powder room; image via Cote de Texas} A couple of weeks ago I was reading one of my favorites, Cote de Texas, and Joni was writing about Amy Howard.    All of the photos were all droolworthy, but I fell in LOVE with this image of Amy’s powder room.  Guests turn the lion water […]

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March 19, 2012

Design Element: Exposed Brick Walls

This is a ‘before’ photo (above) that I took a while back of a client’s exposed brick wall in her DC rowhouse living room.  We recently finished the project & I have to say that one of my favorite elements in the room is the pre-existing exposed brick wall.  (which I obviously had nothing to […]

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March 16, 2012

Peekaboo Spring….

… I see you!!!   Things are budding…     Lettuce is popping…   …And we can go barefoot… Who said it can’t be 75 in March?!! Love it. If you’d like help creating a home you absolutely love, contact me about our design services. 1st photo by Helen Norman & the rest by me […]

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March 14, 2012

Creamy Prosciutto Pasta

I love eating & I enjoy cooking pretty much only because I love to eat.  My favorite types of meals don’t take very long to whip up but taste like they did. Over the weekend I made a prosciutto pasta recipe from our family’s cookbook.  I’m not sure where it originally came from, but it is yummmmy […]

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March 12, 2012

Half Full???

Home with one healthy one and one sick one today.  I’m somewhere in the middle.  🙂 I was thinking about happiness…  It’s definitely something that I think we all want. There are days when it comes naturally and days when we have to work for it. Yesterday we had the most beautiful weather ever & […]

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March 9, 2012



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