Thursday, December 31, 2015

Cheers to 2016

Cheers to happy & healthy 2016! The best is yet to come! 

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Best of 2015

Looking back through 2015, these were my top 4 projects on social media-which was your favorite? 

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Baseball prints

A few photo prints for my clients MVP boys bedroom-love the classic & vintage feel that will grow up with him over the years! 

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Merry Christmas

From our family to yours, we wish you a very Merry Christmas! 

Friday, December 4, 2015

Tween fabrics

Finalizing fabrics for my clients tween girls room! Fingers crossed that she loves it!

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Custom tiles

 Having fun this morning playing with color combos for custom tiles. 

Which is your favorite?

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Ocotillo Kitchen remodel

I absolutely love the island we designed for my clients kitchen remodel. 

Here is the before & after side by side-what an amazing transformation! 

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Batik blue

Interior designers voted Batik Blue as Robert Allen's 2016 color of the year-what do you think? I've always loved this color-classic, timeless & beautiful. 

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Paned shower doors

Bath trend: Paned shower doors, Design DO or DON'T? 

Monday, November 16, 2015

Craft room cabinets

New cabinets are going in client's craft room/office-love the detail of embedded glass panels! 

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Cabinet hardware

Sleek new hardware for clients gorgeous craft room/office cabinetry being installed this week! 

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Veterans Day

Honoring my grandfather, Elmer James McDermott who was a lieutenant in the Army Air Corps & my grandmother, Katherine Steer who was a WAC during WWII. Thank you to our veterans  & their families who have served & sacrificed for our country. 

Monday, November 9, 2015

Teen dream room

My teen fashionista client has sent me these inspiration photo for her bedroom redesign! We are going to have so much fun! 

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Backsplash tile

Clients gorgeous hand painted tile from
Tabarka Studio is going in this week!  

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Dia de Los muertos

Had a great time last night at our friends party!  Here's my simple day of the dead costume-made my floral crown & wore a black lace top with a peasant skirt. 

The before & after! 

Happy Halloween!

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Kitchen island

Finishing up the kitchen island in the Ocotillo remodel-it needs another layer of  glaze and character!  Next up, installing new cabinet doors & drawers, marble counters & backsplash! 

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Floral crown

Just finished making the crown for my costume Friday night-is it too much to wear to the grocery store later? I think I could I pull it off...

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Wicked Cider recipe

Apple Cider Unfiltered 
Spiced Cider Unfiltered 
2-3 Cinnamon Sticks 
All Spice or mulling spice 
4-6 sliced apples 
Mix ingredients & chill in the refrigerator.  Before serving, stir in diet ginger ale. You can also use hard cider or ginger beer instead of ginger ale if your prefer. 
To serve, pour over ice. For caramel apple, add generous splash of Caramel Vodka. For cinnamon apple, add Fireball. Or both if you prefer! Cheers! 


Friday, October 23, 2015

Halloween Bunco

I hosted Halloween bunco last week at my house. Had so much fun putting things together for the girls including my wicked cider! 
I had yummy food for the girls to munch on
And of course delicious treats because it wouldn't be Halloween without some sweets.
We had such a fun time & it was a great night!

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Apple Cider Sangria

Making some yummy apple cider sangria this morning for my Halloween bunco tonight. Should I add caramel vodka or cinnamon whiskey? I think I'll leave it on the side and everyone can add their own flavor! 

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Theater screen

Check out my clients screen wall in their theater/game room! We framed the screen in beautiful molding & they chose two of their favorite movies prints in warm sepia tones to complete the look!  

Friday, September 25, 2015

Rubik's Cube Art

How fun is this Rubik's cube art? It is the perfect addition for my clients sons room who just happens to be an avid gamer. I also love it for game rooms & contemporary spaces! 

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Owl Mason Jars

I picked up a few of these cute owl  mason jars at Sur La Table today for Halloween favors. All I need now is some yummy Halloween candy (mini pumpkins, candy corn, etc.) & some cute ribbon! 

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Wood countertops

Clients gorgeous wood planks  island countertop is finally in from Porter Barn Wood! I am so excited to see this beauty installed! 

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Game room fabrics

Check out the fun fabrics we selected for clients game & computer room! 

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Tying it all together

 We installed this cute embroidered valance for our retro kitchen remodel this week.

We also used the same fabric for a roman shade in the adjacent laundry room. We painted the door the same turquoise color as the kitchen ceiling to tie it all together. 

Friday, September 4, 2015

Star pendants

How fun are these star pendants we installed over clients bar in their home theater! We love them! 

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Kitchen backsplash tile

We are so excited that clients custom backsplash tile from Tabarka Studio finally came in! We can't wait to get it installed in our clients kitchen remodel! 

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Master Bath Remodel

I want to just share a few pics of the pine lakes master bath remodel we recently completed. (Please excuse my iPhone pics). We transformed the space with gorgeous marble floors & shower.  We also brightened up the vanity area with crisp and clean white shaker cabinets.  We removed the heavy & dates tub & replaced with a beautiful freestanding tub. 

My clients are thrilled with the transformation & are enjoying their new master bath.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Craft room/office cabinetry

Excited that we finalized cabinetry for clients craft room/office in Gilbert! One of my favorite detail is woven wire in the glass fronts! 

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Before & After

Check out the before & after shots of the retro Phoenix kitchen remodel! What a fun transformation! 

Friday, August 21, 2015

Retro Kitchen Remodel Complete

Finally posting the pics of the Phoenix kitchen retro remodel! It's the cutest vintage kitchen-love the pop of turquoise on the ceiling & appliances! 

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Sneak Peek Retro Kitchen

A little sneak peek of our retro remodel for clients in Phoenix! More pictures to follow...

Gold Tile

A popular tile trend is gold accent tile. What do you think? Do you like a touch of gold in your tile? 

Friday, August 14, 2015

Custom art

We met yesterday with our favorite local artist. She is creating a custom piece for my clients living room-we are working together to develop the palette & texture of the piece! Such a fun process! 

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Retro Remodel 5

Kitchen nook bench seating for Phoenix vintage remodel-just needs a few coats of crisp, white paint & it's ready for install! 

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Retro Remodel 4

Painting is complete & cabinets are starting to go in! 

Retro Remodel 3

All the plumbing,electrical & drywall is complete! Next up, painting & cabinetry! Don't you love a clean slate!