Designs · For the Home

Top It Off

Over the years I have noticed that there are trends in work that comes my way. It’s a rather fascinating sort of movement. How is that all my clients are in need of roman shades at the same time? Are there little signals being sent out to us in the world that we all need… Continue reading Top It Off

Designs · For the Home

The One With The Dumpster Sofa

I did not technically do any dumpster diving to get this settee, none the less, I still retrieved it from the side of a dumpster. I can only imagine that the Dumpers were too tired after a day of cleaning out to actually heave the settee into said dumpster. To them, I offer my eternal… Continue reading The One With The Dumpster Sofa

Designs · For the Home

Put a Button on it

I have a small obsession with covered buttons. They add such a tailored, finished feel to any project. I think most people think of them relating to clothing, I’m included in that, but they also look great on┬ádrapes and roman shades and pillows. They would pretty much look great on anything. Adding dressmaking details to… Continue reading Put a Button on it

Designs · For the Home

Lace Overlay

I want to introduce to you one of my favorite projects that I have worked on recently (or ever). These are a pair of cafe curtains I recently made for someone. After I finished them I wanted to make lace overlay everything: dresses, more panels, roman shades, dresses. That’s a good project, something that leaves… Continue reading Lace Overlay

For the Home

Ornamentation

Up until recently I would have classified myself as a Christmas Scrooge. I thought the holiday was too commercialized, too rushed, too chaotic, and my list would have gone on forever. I hated Christmas music, except for N’SYNC Christmas. But I listen to N’SYNC Christmas year round so that doesn’t really count. But now, I… Continue reading Ornamentation

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DIY: Furniture Refinishing

Have you ever found that you go through phases in your life of what you seem to prioritize? I am currently going through one such phase where all I can think about is maximizing storage space. Ever since David and I moved under one roof and are consolidating our belongings it is becoming clear that… Continue reading DIY: Furniture Refinishing

Designs · For the Home

The One With All The Fabric

Today is the reveal of the house I have been working on and told you about a couple of weeks ago. Yay! Let’s start in the living room.┬áThe homeowner has this beautiful wall of windows and a set of french doors. She wanted privacy, but didn’t want to add bulk to that wall, so she… Continue reading The One With All The Fabric