Varnish Lane Nail Salon!!

I am SO EXCITED to share a recent project with you- Varnish Lane Nail Salon which JUST OPENED on 44th St. in NW DC!! ...

23 Feb 2015

Our Clients' Home In November's Better Homes & Gardens!

Our clients Lynne & John's home is featured in this November's Better Homes and Gardens Magazine & I'm so excited to share a little peek of it with you! (Please forgive my terrible scans.)   I've said it before, and I'm sure you'll hear it from me again, but we're really fortunate to get to work with some of the nicest people out there.  I'm not quite sure what it is, but we really just have the sweetest clients who are just so wonderful to work for, which is honestly the most important aspect of a project to me.  These particular clients found me through their daughter,  a blog reader, and we loved working with them. ...

30 Oct 2014

Our Dining Room Before & After

Since our house was featured last Spring in Domino, I've been meaning to go room-by-room with before & afters of our house and kept unintentionally pushing it off, so I thought I'd pick back up today with it in the dining room.   ...

25 Sep 2014

Our Bedroom & Secret Garden: Before & After

I've been waiting for what feels like so long to share photos of our master bedroom with you!!   It's one of the spaces we hard-core reconfigured.   ...

03 Apr 2014

The Imperfectionist Kitchen: Before & After

I love spending time in my kitchen.  When we saw our house for the very first time, I wasn't quite sure what to do with it, because I knew it would set the tone for the entire house.  Functionally, I knew I wanted to get rid of all upper cabinets and add open shelving- it's the way we like it- and I knew we wanted a massive island for working on and entertaining around, but other than that, I was pretty open.  Our kitchen was dark when we bought the house but it opened onto a sun-drenched breakfast area.  Here's what it looked like when we bought the house: ...

20 Mar 2014

Before & After: Our Loft

Do you remember when I felt like Norman Bates' mom in Psycho in my rocking chair when I first moved in to our house last year? ...

04 Mar 2014