Inspired Interiors: Building Character

If there is one significant thing older, custom homes have that new, builder grade homes usually lack (depending on your budget), is unique character & charm. As an owner of a builder grade home this was something I knew from the get-go, and something I was ready to sacrifice. Though, who’s to say that shouldContinue reading “Inspired Interiors: Building Character”

Inspired Interiors: Beams, Texture, Subdued Hues

Here’s this week’s round-up of interiors that are inspiring me. This post is the first of many that I will feature as part of the Inspired Interiors series on my blog. In this post I’m talkin’ a whole lot of reclaimed wood, rich stone & brick textures, distressed furniture & furnishings, light walls & cool,Continue reading “Inspired Interiors: Beams, Texture, Subdued Hues”

Tackling the Gallery Wall with Ease

The Perez household has been celebrating all day long. First, I can now say with confidence that James is officially potty trained. The entire process, which included bouts of starting and stopping, was a long and arduous one. My husband and I learned in recent weeks, based on James’ advances, that he was simply notContinue reading “Tackling the Gallery Wall with Ease”

Day 2: Recent Design Opportunity

This past month I’ve taken on the responsibility to design the home of two dear friends of mine (well two rooms, really). It has been well over two years since my graduation and I haven’t gotten my hands on a good project since then so I was very excited about starting this! Although I amContinue reading “Day 2: Recent Design Opportunity”

Bean There, Done That

If it wasn’t for la bella vita I lived in Italy for over 120 days three years ago, who knew when my taste buds would come around in willingly accepting the bitter taste of red wine or a cup of coffee on the regular. Almost every night, either bottles of good wine or gallon jugs ofContinue reading “Bean There, Done That”