The proprietors of the Victorian-style home adored its traditional design and period details — except when it came to the kitchen. Set in the rear of the home, the small kitchen was tucked into a 12-foot wide distance, had little storage and space to maneuver around in. The couple hired Hanson General Contracting and Kevin … Continue reading Kitchen of the Week: Small Kitchen, Big View
Although this contemporary Craftsman is only a couple of blocks from the beach in Venice Beach, Calif., its interior has a decidedly proper East Coast vibe. The customer had bought her first house and was about to go back to school. She wanted a look which was new, casual and elegant. Rather than opting for … Continue reading Houzz Tour: Nantucket-Inspired Craftsman at Venice Beach
One of my aims in interior design would be to create small nests all around our home that invite us to flake out, settle in and nestle within our area. As Sarah Susanka so famously says,”In the exact same manner that music inspires us to particular feelings, space can perform the exact same thing.” I … Continue reading How to Make a Nest at Home
I have read that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have a bed that can fit their entire family, which, as all of us know, is rather the brood. This seems like a good deal of kicking to me, but I must admit that the idea of an additional large bed has always sounded lavish. To … Continue reading The Bed: Supersize It
A stunning view of the Vancouver marina, the North Shore mountains and downtown are just a taste of the upsides of living in this drifting home. Owners Doug McClelland and Anthony Tucker plopped their newly built floating home in Coal Harbour Marina in Vancouver, British Columbia. This harbor is considered among the finest in North … Continue reading Houzz Tour: Modern Houseboat at Vancouver, B.C.
White sandy beaches await just outside of a family’s beachfront getaway at The Breakers, an intimate condo development in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The homeowner had one petition of interior designer Phoebe Howard:”I am just in the mood for brownish and I understand you can find ways to vary it and make it interesting.” It’s … Continue reading Houzz Tour: A Neutral Palette Pleases By the Sea
With Halloween just around the corner I have ghouls and goblins on the mind. Why not infuse a little bad into your home yearlong? Mixing in just enough creepy and quirky things can give any style room just a bit of a border without feeling like a haunted house. Read on to find out exactly … Continue reading Moody Details in Design