Tag: Pasadena Showcase House

Modernizing a Wood Paneled Room: 2024 Pasadena Showcase House
Brands, Home Furnishings, Interior Design, Tips and Tricks | May 10, 2024
Modernizing a Wood Paneled Room: 2024 Pasadena Showcase House

How do you modernize old wood paneling?  Modernizing a dark wood-paneled room can transform it from heavy and dated into a bright and inviting space that combines classic and contemporary elements. If the woodwork is in good shape and a wood worth saving , we always recommend restoration rather than painting. Once you paint, it is difficult to return the…

The Ultimate Guide of What to Include in a Luxury Kitchen
Brands, Design, New Products | October 10, 2023
The Ultimate Guide of What to Include in a Luxury Kitchen

Designing a luxury kitchen? Wondering about the must-have amenities to include in every luxury kitchen? Look no further! As a Pasadena kitchen designer with experience in designing kitchens for the Pasadena Showcase House and the owner of a Pasadena kitchen showroom, I’ve got you covered. Confused about what elements to include in your kitchen remodel? Don’t worry, I’ll share the…

Meet Hubbardton Forge: Handcrafted Lighting Made in Vermont
Design | September 19, 2023
Meet Hubbardton Forge: Handcrafted Lighting Made in Vermont

Hubbardton Forge and Handcrafted Lighting We are thrilled to introduce Hubbardton Forge, a renowned handcrafted lighting line, to our Pasadena showroom. We used Hubbardton Forge in the kitchen and butler’s pantry of the Pasadena Showcase House (pictured above) and the response was so overwhelming that we couldn’t help but add the line to the showroom, complete with a dedicated display…

An Eclectic Butler's Pantry - Oaklawn Manor
Design | May 25, 2022
An Eclectic Butler’s Pantry – Oaklawn Manor

An Eclectic Butler’s Pantry for a Traditional English Tudor Home This eclectic butler’s pantry was designed for the 2022 Pasadena Showcase House and incorporated the home’s traditional English Tudor architecture of the home but with a modern edge. It is not too serious and has a whimsical side to it that makes it feel fresh and new.  This fresh approach…

Breakfast Room Ideas from The 2020 Pasadena Showcase House
Design, Home Furnishings | December 15, 2020
Breakfast Room Ideas from The 2020 Pasadena Showcase House

Previous Next The Breakfast Room: 2020 Pasadena Showcase House Breakfast room ideas!  How do  you put together a breakfast room that is both fun, practical AND sustainable?  You draw from all the trusted furniture and accessory vendors – the same ones you sell to the trade and also use for your own design projects.  For the Pasadena Showcase House 2020, I…

2020 Pasadena Showcase House Preview
Design | November 7, 2020
2020 Pasadena Showcase House Preview

Pasadena Showcase House 2020 This year the 2020 Pasadena Showcase House, is a bit different given the current state of affairs. Going on 56 years, the Pasadena Showcase House is the oldest designer showhouse in the country.   This year I returned as a 2020 Pasadena Showcase House designer, after taking a hiatus from last year’s house.   When I’m not designing…

Outdoor Living Spaces: Ideas for Outdoor Rooms
Tips and Tricks | May 2, 2020
Outdoor Living Spaces: Ideas for Outdoor Rooms

Outdoor Living Spaces The interest in outdoor living spaces is swiftly on the rise.  Each year as the weather gets warmer, homeowners gravitate to the outdoors to extend their living space and maximize their square footage.  Some opt to create a visually appealing space with potted plants and garden decor while others create intimate living rooms, only outdoors. During the…

THE 2019 PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE OF DESIGN
Design | April 21, 2019
THE 2019 PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE OF DESIGN

OPENING DAY Today’s the day – opening day at the 2019 Pasadena Showcase House! This year is a little bit different for me as I chose to sit the year out and instead of designing a room (or rooms, as was the case for me last year with the teen bed and bath, kitchen and butler’s pantry) this year I…

Cozy•Stylish•Chic Teen Bathroom - 2018 Pasadena Showcase House
Design | November 26, 2018
Cozy•Stylish•Chic Teen Bathroom – 2018 Pasadena Showcase House

A peek into the process of designing and the outcome of the Cozy Stylish Chic Teen Bathroom for the 2018 Pasadena Showcase House.

The 2018 Pasadena Showcase House Kitchen
Design | June 26, 2018
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 – we made it happen and had a very positive reaction by all that visited. How did we make it happen?…

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