July 2012 archive

Hamptons Designer Showhouse 2012

Yesterday, via Facebook, Traditional Home gave us a sneak peak at this year’s Hamptons Designer Show House that will be published in next summer’s publication. The images were absolutely stunning as over 20 interior designers participated in creating such bright, breathtaking spaces. The kitchen, in particular however, really caught my attention:     I think […]

Graphic Walls

I’ve mentioned before that we are in a constant state of remodeling.  Our baseboards are still leaning against their perspective walls after we tiled the downstairs last January because we know we’re going to be painting so we didn’t want to go to the trouble until that was completed.  In the mean time, we’re just waiting for our painters to have a hole in their busy schedule so we can hire them in to patch the hole in our kitchen ceiling where the old light fixture use to hang before we remodeled the kitchen…the reasons go on and on.

The nice thing about this length of time that has passed is that it has allowed me to really hone in on exactly what I want to do with the colors and patterns in my home.  Right now, I’m completely drawn into the idea of doing a heavily patterned wall in the living room, dining room and probably my powder room. (read/see more here)

Designer Spotlight

First off, let me profusely apologize for the massive bombardment of posts that were sent out via email to those of you who follow this blog. I imported all of my posts from my former blog, Modus Operandi Designs yesterday and did NOT realize that it would email out some 150 or so post updates. […]

A Return to Creativity?

      Like many of you reading, I LOVE the idea of using reclaimed wood and simple industrial materials to create something unique. I find more and more that I’m so bored of traditional “new” items out there in the market place and am drawn uncontrollably to preowned or salvaged materials due to their […]

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