Tag Archives | Interior Design

Pen To Paper: Oakland Kitchen….

I am working on a kitchen remodel in my backyard…..figuratively and literally since the clients are my neighbors. They have asked me to help them rethink the small and outdated kitchen in their bungalow. They love modern mixed with classic and want something that feels warm but not overly traditional. We talked alot about the […]

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New Series: “Breathing Room” With Kelly…..

Space planning is essential when it comes to creating an inviting space. However, I think many people are thwarted when it comes to furniture placement. Awkward layouts thanks to lack of walls, window placement or the odd angle can make creating the perfect space challenging if not frustrating. It’s one of the top things I […]

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Talking Out Loud: Drygoods Design….

Talking Out Loud is where I talk to young entrepreneurs and artisans about their careers, the path of how they got there and what lies on the horizon for them. It’s their thoughts, their words and their journey……. This time around, I was lucky enough to talk with Keli Faw, owner of the Seattle-based fabric […]

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Talking Out Loud With Beth Dotolo…

I wouldn’t call myself jealous but there are times the green-eyed monster pops up. I don’t understand how the Kardashians are famous (jealous). I am annoyed by how handsome Chatum Tanning appears to be in magazines – I pray it’s just lighting and air brushing (royally jealous). However, when it comes to talented people, like […]

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Loving Out Loud: Modern Brass Trees ….

Things in my home have to play double-duty. Decorative boxes hide remote controls. Wall sculptures become coat hooks. My oven doubles as shoe storage…..you get the picture. So I have always had a bone to pick with holiday decorations for that reason — they are single use decor. For 90% of the year, they are […]

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