SoMoToHo – Before and After – Fin


Remodeling & Design

We’re continuing our interior look at the transformation of the SoMoToHo. Everything is going smoothly with the sale and shortly this home will belong to someone else. We hope that they will love it as much as we have loved creating it. Let’s start in the library:   Now we move on to the dining […]

August 20, 2016

SoMoToHo – Pretty Pictures


Remodeling & Design

This is just a picture post. We recently asked the inimitable Trey Freeze to take some shots of the kitchen, powder, and library at the SoMoToHo. I thought you might like to see them. My camera work just doesn’t do justice to Debra’s vision. Trey’s conveys it much better. Hope you like them.

April 8, 2016

Window Trappings – Part 2


Remodeling & Design

Like I said in part 1, some windows don’t need accoutrements. These in the Tile Museum in Istanbul were stunning. No frippery needed here. Pretty much all of the windows in the SoMoToHo, however, needed help. Remember the work we did in the Library? Here’s a pic, post paint and furnishings but pre- window dressing.

June 7, 2015

SoMoToHo Library Transformation Part 2


Remodeling & Design

There’s that bit of wallpaper wrapping the light switch plate that we briefly considered leaving as a reminder of just how ghastly this room was when we started. That kind of kitsch can work sometimes. Not this time. We decided to go decidedly decorative with Legrand adorne. The wiring in the SoMoToHo is bizarre, as […]

April 18, 2015

SoMoToHo Library Transformation in Progress


Remodeling & Design

Those of you who followed the transformation of the mid-century modern may recall how Debra and I love dedicating some space to books and reading – a library, a spot to relax without electronic distraction (e-books excepted, of course). In the SoMoToHo, we knew immediately which space that would be. This room is to the […]

April 11, 2015