IKEA – Part III – THE PRESENTATION

Arriving at the Lennar district office we are so excited!  Sam and I can’t wait to present the furnishings and colors for the two IKEA models to Lennar and get the reaction from the division president Brock Nicholas and his team. Sam is cautious because, after all, design is subjective. I think Lennar is going ...

“Our Favorite Things”- A Holiday Gift Guide For 2015!

Yes, it’s the holiday season and I’m in a state of euphoria. The aroma of pine and bittersweet chocolate cookies fill my home. This time of year I can feel the infectious holiday cheer that bounces around our home. I can taste candy canes and pecan pie. This wondrous season oozes magic, and it’s always ...

Wainscoting Hacks that Will Transform Your Dining Room

Blog By: Modernize Paneling has, over the years, developed a poor reputation within the interior design world, and many homeowners are reluctant to use it in an important place, such as a dining room. This low reputation, however, is largely a product of poor quality and terrible applications. Wainscoting, a paneling method that only partially covers ...

Do you know Shagreen?

I love Shagreen and during our most recent visit to High Point Furniture Market in North Carolina we saw a lot of it. From light to dark, it's being used in a fashions.  For those of you that are not familiar with shagreen, it's the skin of small sharks and stingrays in it's natural state. ...