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Design Scenes From The Week

Scenes From The Week

August 4, 2017

Honestly, it’s just been one of those weeks – I’m so blessed that business has been booming and only continues to do so, but I’d be lying if I didn’t say that I don’t spend a good bit of each day thinking of our upcoming trip to Italy.  This week was filled with some lovely moments, of course, from installations and a client jumping up and down as she observed her home being transformed, to meeting new clients and taking…

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Design Scenes From The Week

Scenes From The Week

There is nothing better really than soaking in the summer sun. The Mr., friends, and I {with our pup, Rufus, in tow} all headed to our family’s lake house for a weekend of warm weather, boating, fishing, good food, and floating. It was perfect.…

July 20, 2017

Before & After // Bathroom Remodel – NOPA, SF

I’d like to introduce you to a bathroom remodel that was actually completed a few months back. Why did it take me so long to go back and have it photographed to share with you all? The clients, a young couple, were expecting a…

July 17, 2017

Intro to the #SplitBathroomRemodel

If you follow me here or on Instagram, you may have noticed the stories I posted of a project here in San Francisco these past couple weeks.  If you missed them, not to worry — it’s an ongoing process. Today, I’ll break down the…

August 27, 2016

Step Inside The Menlo Park Remodel

It’s no secret, if you follow me on Instagram (@JuliaGoodwinDesign) and Snapchat (@MyManicuredLife), that I have been working on a design project in Menlo Park, California. You can call it a remodel, but in reality there were very few walls remaining from the original…

July 17, 2016

Lighting That Grabs You By The Arm

Floor lamps stand aside; wall sconces with arms that go the distance are stealing my heart.  This one stretches completely across the sitting area providing the perfect amount of light with an arm that allows you to direct it. I have a client whose…

November 9, 2015

IKEA’s New High Quality Line

As a designer, I get the question, “How do you feel about IKEA?” a lot! I love Ikea, I just pick and choose what I select very cautiously, looking for functionality and of course great bang for your buck (their sheepskin throws are always a…

August 8, 2015

Your Best Shelfie

    One of my first jobs after college was designing model homes. When it was time for the install, everything selected for the homes (generally 5-7 homes at once) would arrive and needed to be placed with perfection. One of my favorite yet…

August 7, 2015
Design DIY Lifestyle


I am a designer, not a writer. Creating a blog is a new journey for me, which I’m extremely excited about. I’m lucky to do exactly what I want to do in my career, and I hope to share a bit of this passion…

April 22, 2015