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Category: Architecture

before & after/California Style

I have referred back to this fantastic ‘before and after’ by Amber Interiors twice this week and it’s only Tuesday! I’m not kidding! This is an older project of theirs that uses timeless pieces so that the space doesn’t look dated. The…

Tiffany Harris Creates a Modern Farmhouse

This fabulous modern farmhouse is the work of Tiffany Harris. She is the co-founder of  Layla Grayce with her bestie Wendy Estes. They created one of the first online shops catering to home decor. Fast forward a few years and then Zinc Door was born, another online shop with…

Black/White & Bronze

The bronze fixtures and the high gloss ceilings are fabulous in this home! Take a look at how the designer on this project created a dining space in the kitchen. Not your typical configuration but I love the look. Also, the woodwork is amazing throughout! Thank you Via & Myleitmotiv…

6 Open Shelving Trends for the Kitchen

I am a huge fan of open shelving in the kitchen. They can be a very functional way to have the items you use frequently right at your fingertips and they can also be a great design feature when styled with beautiful dishes and serving pieces. Take a look at…

On a Spanish Island Sits This Quaint Summer Home

This holiday home is located on the idyllic Balearic island of Formentera, Spain. The owners renovated this old farmhouse with respect to the island’s traditional architecture. The feeling of tranquility was achieved by using just a few furniture pieces, most of them found during their travels around the world…

Marin County Mid Century Bungalow

This 1958 Quintessential California bungalow had been deserted and left for ruin until BK Interior Design was hired to resurrect this fabulous find. They did a fantastic job keeping the integrity of the original space and elements. The landscaping is equally as gorgeous as the home! Pic credits BK Interior…

This 18th Century Home in an Italian Village….

In Italy, hidden in a Puglian village, sits this beautiful 18th Century home. The owner, architect Pino Brescia, lives in this 3 story home that is surrounded by small cobbled streets and bleached terracotta.  He has done an amazing restoration to the property and modernized the important things…like…

My Cup of Tea

blush…. Maybe not everyone’s cup of tea but I love Rose Quartz by Pantone. It was the 2016 Color of the Year and is described as “a warmer embracing rose tone”. Here I pulled from a variety of styles and types of rooms and exteriors…

Costco Co-Founder Moves to Napa and Makes Wine

Sinegal Winery~  When David Sinegal decided to pursue his interest in wine, he moved his family from Seattle to St. Helena, California. He bought a 30-acre estate with about 9.5 acres of vineyards. Together with his wife Shelley and his father James (THE founder of Costco) David acquired…

Glass Home in Laguna Beach by Mark Singer

Dreamy Modern Laguna Beach House Designed by Mark Singer Architects, this breathtaking beach house is located in Laguna Beach, California. This oceanfront property was the last home that the architect had designed before his passing. In Mark’s own words, “This is probably the nicest house I have done…