The 2018 Pasadena Showcase House Kitchen

As you may have just read from my previous post, we were tasked with designing and executing the 2018 Pasadena Showcase House kitchen in 7 weeks, with only 4 of the 7 weeks spent on construction. Well, we did it – … Read MoreThe 2018 Pasadena Showcase House Kitchen

The 2018 Pasadena Showcase House: Before and After Transformation of a 100+ Year Old House

We are two thirds of the way through our second Pasadena Showcase House, and everyone is always wanting to know about the before and after transformation of the home.    This year, because of a series of last-minute events, we took … Read MoreThe 2018 Pasadena Showcase House: Before and After Transformation of a 100+ Year Old House

8 Top Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2018 – KBIS Recap

KBIS Recap Earlier this month I attended KBIS, The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, (The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) to preview and report on the 2018 kitchen and bath trends.  KBIS is a design highlight of every year, as … Read More8 Top Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2018 – KBIS Recap

2017 Pasadena Showcase House Overview

The 2017 Pasadena Showcase House came and went in a flash this past spring, with twenty-five interior and exterior designers pulling off one of the most cohesive houses in recent years.  Throughout the month that the house was open to … Read More2017 Pasadena Showcase House Overview

How to Participate in a Designer Showcase House

How to Participate in a Designer Showcase House How do you participate in a designer showcase house?  Before I participated in the Pasadena Showcase House this spring, I always questioned how to put my name in the hat to design … Read MoreHow to Participate in a Designer Showcase House

2017 Pasadena Showcase House of Design Preview

The 2017 Pasadena Showcase House of Design opened to the public yesterday and I couldn’t be more thrilled to be participating – this year as a designer!  I’ve done Pasadena Showcase House previews in past years on my blog, but … Read More2017 Pasadena Showcase House of Design Preview

Legrand in the 2017 HGTV Smart Home

Legrand Brings Lighting Technology into the 2017 HGTV Smart Home Last week I ventured on a less than 24 hour trip to Scottsdale, Arizona to see how Legrand integrates lighting technology into the 2017 HGTV Smart Home, where they are major sponsors. … Read MoreLegrand in the 2017 HGTV Smart Home

How Eclectic Style In the Home Will Keep It Looking Current

Eclectic Style In the Home and How It Will Keep the Design Looking Current People always ask me how to keep their spaces from getting outdated too quickly.  My answer is that incorporating eclectic style in the home will keep … Read MoreHow Eclectic Style In the Home Will Keep It Looking Current

2016 Pasadena Showcase House Preview

2016 Pasadena Showcase House Overview It’s my favorite time of the year again and the Pasadena Showcase House of the Arts , now in its 52nd year, will be opening to the public once again this Sunday, for a one month … Read More2016 Pasadena Showcase House Preview

The 2015 Sunset Idea House Remodel Remains True to the Home’s Midcentury Roots

  I’ve been on a little blog hiatus lately, but today I’m back in full force sharing the details of the  2015 Sunset Idea House.  After all, what better way to come back than by bombarding you with some great … Read MoreThe 2015 Sunset Idea House Remodel Remains True to the Home’s Midcentury Roots