Hildring House – Another Peek Behind the Curtain

I thought I’d give you a little more insight into Debra’s inspiration for the new powder at Hildring House. There isn’t any order or sequence to this stuff – just an olio of ideas.

This first one is illustrative of adding a lot of interest to a very small space.

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Source – Floriane Lemarie

The Hildring House powder is pretty limited on space, too, so ideas for keeping it interesting without making it too claustrophobic are important. Here are some more:

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Hildring House – Guest Post by Debra

Debra says that she’s tired of all the demo pictures, so she’ll be commandeering this post to show “some pretty stuff.” Okay – I’ll relinquish the keyboard for a while. But before I do, and in the spirit of “pretty stuff,” here is a pic from our recent visit to the National Botanic Gardens in Washington D.C.:

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So – on to Debra’s guest post:

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Heart of the SoMoToHo – The Kitchen – Part 7 of Many – Light and Water

2014-03-07 13.28.24While having light and running water in the SoMoToHo remodeled kitchen isn’t nearly as impressive as this display from the Magic Fountain of Montjuic in Barcelona, it’s a pretty important step in the process. It started with the installation of the countertops. IMG_2834 Here’s a shot of the top to the left of the sink. As you can see, Debra chose a marble slab with a good bit of movement in it which, contrasted with the White Christmas of the cabinets, really ratchets up the richness. Here is a shot of the area where the stove will go: Continue reading “Heart of the SoMoToHo – The Kitchen – Part 7 of Many – Light and Water”