Modern California Renovation

I just have to interrupt whatever regularly scheduled programing we were going to have today to show you this incredible modern kitchen renovation designed by Veneer Designs in California. I haven’t been able to stop thinking about this one for days, and when I showed it to Andy, he said it was “essentially perfect.” And this is why we get along so well. I love how the super bright white counters, upper cabinets and walls are contrasted by wood grain lower cabinets and those light-colored wide plank floor boards. It’s clean, open and modern, but yet still really warm and comfortable. It’s not so… Read More

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Our Home-Tour To-Do List

There are six weekends before the Ohio City Home Tour on May 16th. I’m pretty sure I’ll sleep for a week starting May 17th! It’s going to be a crazzzzzy few weeks trying to get a bunch of things done around the house, but we have a good start on our to-do list so far. This weekend was full of painting, sanding, installing, organizing, buying wood, hanging new curtains … cutting Andy’s hair. Um, why not? So here are some of the bigger projects on our list… 1. Hey look! It’s our new nautical guest room and I loooove it! Left to do: details like… Read More

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Interior Inspiration: Give Peach a Chance

Poor peach. It gets such a bad rap. It can inspire cringe-worthy memories of shiny bridesmaids dresses and bad 1950s bathrooms. It’s funny how colors go in waves of popularity. Peach is cool again, guys… for real! But this isn’t your grandma’s peach. When mixed with unexpected color combinations like lavender, coral or neon yellow, peach feels modern, fresh and oh-so-perfect for Spring. Mixing lavender and pale peach sounds like insanity! But it really works in this room, via the design chaser, and it’s successful because the rest of the room is soft and white. You don’t have to paint a whole room or even a whole wall to add interest to a room. A… Read More

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