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Embrace the creative divide

June 3, 2015

Vintage and reclaimed pieces are super popular right now. The patina and character found on older items just can’t be reproduced or matched. There are many ways to incorporate vintage items into your home’s design and interior architecture and they quickly become focal points in a room. A client recently hired me to build a […]

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Turn cracks into character

Spring is the season of rebirth, of new beginnings and an optimism that you can feel in the air. I love to start new projects in spring. Maybe it’s the longer days with warmer temperatures that put everyone in a better mood. Somehow it always inspires me to take on neglected items on my to-do […]

Southwest style for northern Beach homes

I recently got back from a trip to Los Angeles. I also spent time in Santa Monica, Venice Beach and other surrounding areas, wandering around looking at design and culture that is truly Californian. It struck me while I was there that the style and design of a place is unique to its area because […]

Holiday entertaining with vintage style

The holidays are a great time to bring some vintage decorating into your home. Nostalgia, family traditions and heirlooms can evoke your family’s own special history and personality for all to share. Using treasured keepsakes on your table and in your decor is a great way to start conversations about their history. There are limitless […]


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