Overnight Reading

I hope youre all enjoying these last days of summer vacation, my kids are back in school this week and Im so happy theyre returning, theyve been so lazy lately and need structure! Yesterday I made more progress on my DIY desk project, and today Im taking planning on doing a little wine tas …

A One-Day Outdoor Room Renovation

Hey everyone! Today I wanted to share a one day makeover I finished for my friend Cheryl over the weekend. You remember when I painted her piano last year? We were hanging out in the backyard by the pool and discussing the sitting space – they have a fabulous pool and a nice pergola but her out …

substitutes for white shiplap

Architectural detail on the wall adds an additional layer of definition to any space, Ive always been a fan. The white shiplaped wall has taken over the world in the past few years, it seems every home tour has it somewhere. Im a fan of planked walls, I too have done my own DIY white shiplap i …

Using FLM Ceramics to Create Tile

Last monthI had the pleasure of interviewing a local tile maker and witnessing how he turns clay into handmade works of art. Forrest Lesch-Middelton is an artist and educator who has a studio in my hometown – he discovered pottery at 14 and a few years ago started making architectural tile for …

Renovating Kassie and David’s Kitchen

In addition to my own remodel projects, I started offering design consulting last year. I received an email from Kassie who found me through the blog, it turned out she lives in my hometown and she was wondering if I could help her with herkitchen. Our first meeting took place in November in he …