2 Examples of Why Design Matters from Debra


Remodeling & Design

Listening to Debra talk about some of her recent projects, I asked her to do another “Why Design Matters” post.  As usual, my comments will be in italics. Here it is: I’ve done a couple of consultations recently that really made me happy and I’d love to share them with you: Color Consultation I finished […]

September 12, 2017

Hildring House – Home is a Haven


Remodeling & Design

Home is a Haven I’ve tried several times recently to write a post and have been overwhelmed by all the negative things happening in our world. Many of my friends and fellow bloggers have written eloquently about resistance and love …. and I feel as if I have nothing meaningful to add. And I know […]

August 24, 2017

Pretty Pictures-not Hildring House (sadly)


Remodeling & Design

I am wishing I had some pretty pictures of Hildring House to show you today … but sadly, nothing new is “finished.” sigh. So let’s look at some pretty pictures not Hildring House. Design ADHD One of the things I love about blogging is the fact that I am encouraged to ‘finish’ things. It’s my […]

August 12, 2017

Hildring House Remodel – First Phase Tweaks


Remodeling & Design

There comes a time in most remodeling projects when the big, structural changes are done and a million little things remain. At Hildring House, we’re coming to the end of the initial phase of renovation. And that means we’re doing first phase tweaks – all of the little things without which the project just wouldn’t […]

June 27, 2017

Earthy Modern Boho Progress


Remodeling & Design

Just a quick  report on the Earthy Modern Boho progress: we’ve made a few large purchases and a couple of small tweaks and I think it’s coming along nicely. The space, itself, is taking shape – just a few more things coming in, and then we’ll get to my favorite part — moving things around […]

June 19, 2017