Kitchen Island Makeover

This post is all about a kitchen island makeover.  This kitchen belongs to one of my clients.  When I first visit a client for the initial consultation, we talk about their wants and needs for their home.  After I listen and take notes on their thoughts, I will share some of my own. I gently asked my client if they have ever given consideration to painting their island.  Why?  This kitchen is luxurious and high-end, but the island just blended right into the wood floor.  It is a huge island … [Read more...]

Bedroom Decorating Ideas

I drool over Pinterst photos of bedroom decorating ideas!  Don't you?  I attended a few Parade of Homes this past fall and saw some outstanding bedrooms.  I took enough photos to be annoying to those around me.  Oh well.  Let's take a look! I love, love, love the colors used in this bedroom!  The pillows are spectacular!  I especially love the headboard and the wooded shutters on the windows.  This room was designed by JFY Designs of Nashville. Well done! What a soft and serene bedroom.  The … [Read more...]

Decorating a Living Room

I just finished decorating this living room room for  a wonderful client.  I had a clean slate to begin with, and a client whose taste mirrored my own. Here is the before photo of the living room.  All of this furniture was going to be sold on Craigslist, so the first order of business was finding new furniture. The couch and two occasional chairs are from Sprintz.  We had to wait four weeks for them to arrive, so that allowed time to shop for the small furniture items, as well as, having … [Read more...]

Outdoor Living Spaces

This summer I decorated for a wedding at the wedding venue located at Belle Meadow Farms. I thought the barn venue was breathtaking until my eye caught the stunning brick home sitting ever-so-slightly on a hill. The beautiful farm is located in the rolling hills of  Tennessee, and is owned by Susan and Howard Wilson.  Susan was kind enough to invite me to return and photograph her outdoor living space. As you exit the back door, you step onto a gorgeous porch.  She has it decorated … [Read more...]

Small Bathroom Makeovers – Easy Bathroom Decorating Ideas

Are you looking for ideas about small bathroom makeovers? Are you in need of some inspiration for your bathroom? We recently redecorated our guest bathroom, and it looks so much better! Below are photos of our project, as well as more before and after photos of other bathrooms that will help motivate your creative side. In need of a small bathroom makeover: Our guest bathroom was in need of a makeover. The sink counter top and cabinet itself were fine, but that light fixture was screaming … [Read more...]