2012 Apartment Therapy Homies Awards….

I've been without phone and internet since Monday so I am sorry that I've been slow to respond to emails....and have neglected my blog other than the couple of posts I'd prepared ...

Before and After: The Foyer….

Do you remember what the "before" of our foyer looked like? Periodic remodels in the circa 1920's home's history resulted in a choppy and circuitous layout.  Lack of light and f...

Before and After: Exterior…..

Today is the day.....we are moving home.  I thought I would use this week to post the before and afters of the house.......before decorating, of course.  First up, the exterior f...

Wallpaper Love….

All is well that ends well. The paper is up in Maddie's room....   Essentially, we didn't have enough wallpaper to do her vanity area.  Our builder had the great idea to pu...

A Day Off….

My husband was telling me about an article he recently read about how facebook is so detrimental to young girls.  The author asserts that people only post positive updates about t...

Let’s Give them Something to Talk About…..

Do you remember the "Before" exterior shot of our house? Well, here is what it looked like over the weekend. Since this photo, the roof over the porch has been replaced with a me...

Playroom Elements…

We move back into the house next week......so these renovation photos and updates will taper off.....so please bear with me if they are starting to bore you!  My own home is sorto...

Maddie’s Bedding, Care to Weigh In?

I've posted about Maddie's room quite a bit.  As a refresher.....here is the room today.....a few different angles (I really need to take some photography classes!) And belo...

Designer Highlight–Jute Interior Design….

I recently stumbled upon the portfolio of Alison Davin of Jute Interior Design, a San Francisco based design firm.  I may be late to the party as a visit to the press page of her ...

Living Room Window Treatments….

I thought I would share a sneak peak of a couple of elements I am planning to use in the living room.  Here is the space today.  Walls are a pale grey that has the slightest li...