Category Archives: Transitional

Fireplace Update Adds Drama and Space as a Bonus

“Ornate and overdone” is not my client’s style, so the fussy fireplace surround and mantel had to go.  Clean-looking 12×24 porcelain tile from floor to ceiling lifts the eye to take in the 14′ ceiling.  By eliminating unnecessary bookcases and clutter, we … Continue reading

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Contemporary Master Bath: Living Vicariously

What’s particularly fun about my vocation is that I get to design vicariously through my clients’ projects.  This project was exceptionally fun, since these are materials I might pick for myself if I were starting over from scratch.  Projects are especially … Continue reading

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Sleek End Table with a Purpose

  This end table looks innocent enough.  Nobody but the homeowner knows that it was cleverly designed to house all their ugly TV boxes allowing us to remove the oversize cabinetry and create more living space. Now there is a … Continue reading

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Master Bath Materials Sparkle

Taj Mahal quartzite, vein cut limestone in 4×36″ plank and 1×3 herringbone combine beautifully with polished nickel hardware and plumbing fixtures and with spectacular crystal lighting to transform this master bathroom.

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Family Room on the Fairway

The location was perfect on the 18th fairway.  The view of the pool and golf course was fabulous.  My client had the foresight to “see past” the Old World décor of the previous owner that most definitely was not a fit … Continue reading

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Kitchen Remodel in Steps

Sometimes budgets stand in the way of getting everything we might want in a remodeling project.  This client addressed that roadblock by implementing her kitchen reinvention in steps. Phase One: Tired faux travertine floors with stained grout were replaced by natural limestone with a … Continue reading

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Casual Dining at Its Best

  What makes for great casual dining? In this case: Great view of the pool and fairway. Connected to the kitchen. Connected to the family room with a view of the large screen TV. Easy access to the wet bar. … Continue reading

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