Design Home Tours

Original Meets New in Boston

April 24, 2017

Living in an older home and dreaming of a renovation, I’m naturally drawn to homes where the owner/designer preserved what mattered {architectural details} and let go of what didn’t. Finding that balance is not easy, and what can be even trickier is introducing modern elements to reside right alongside those antiques. This week’s home tour is a great example of achieving just that — keeping your interest high from room to room, filled with personality that reflects the homeowners.  This…

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My Clickable Sunday

This work week was a crazy one since each weekday starts at 4:45 am {yes, seriously} when that annoying little buzzing sound goes off.  A lazy Sunday is a warm welcome. I love to curl up with tea or coffee and find those links…

April 23, 2017
Design Recipes

Thyme and Berry Bubbles

Collecting glassware can be a little problematic as it can start to take over your valuable cupboard space but making a fun and easy cocktail is a great excuse to pull them out. This thyme and berry bubbles cocktail recipe includes a simple syrup…

April 22, 2017
Design Scenes From The Week

Scenes From The Week

Sure, San Francisco has tons to do, but sometimes you forget how great it is to simply walk around Golden Gate Park.  A picnic in the sun for a friend’s birthday, in front of the conservatory of flowers, helped to start the week of right. The…

April 20, 2017
Design Home Tours

Home Tour: Boho, Bright & Airy In Seattle

While we love living in San Francisco, the Mr. and I often talk about where else we can picture ourselves living. There are quite a few places that have been thrown out there over the years, but Seattle is one that we think of…

April 18, 2017
Design Scenes From The Week

Scenes From The Week

There is nothing I fear more than the dentist. Okay, well that is not true — I’m also afraid of sharks — but, back to the dentist issue. For years I’ve been meaning to go, but even thinking about a simple cleaning brings me…

April 13, 2017
Design Home Tours

Embracing Glam In Vancouver

So maybe not all of us can get away with such a glam home as this one or maybe it’s even too much glam for you, but if you break it all down there are elements that you can take with you to work…

April 11, 2017
Design Design Tips

Living Large Like a Kid

While I don’t have kids of my own, I am a proud aunt and have designed more kids rooms and nurseries than I can count over the past 15+ years. Designing kids rooms is of course tons of fun, but there are some pieces…

April 10, 2017
Design My Clickable Sunday

My Clickable Sunday

The links that made me feel inspired, laugh, and smile this week. {{ DIY crepe paper Easter eggs – bold pop colors for the win! {{ 7 Napa Wineries for Art Lovers – I know I’m going, who wants to join? {{ She Quit…

April 9, 2017
Scenes From The Week

Scenes From The Week

Finally, San Francisco received some sun and last weekend I’m so glad that we embraced every second of it because as of right now, rain is coming down and it doesn’t seem to want to stop. So much for another sunny weekend. Writing, Scenes…

April 6, 2017