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 … Read MoreOutdoor Living Spaces: Ideas for Outdoor Rooms

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 … Read MoreTHE 2019 PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE OF DESIGN

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

6 Tips on Renovating a Luxury Kitchen in 4 Weeks | 2018 Pasadena Showcase House

First of all, this wasn’t just a run of the mill kitchen renovation.  This was the kitchen for the 2018 Pasadena Showcase House. Is it possible to renovate a luxury kitchen in 4 weeks?  You bet –  for the 2018 … Read More6 Tips on Renovating a Luxury Kitchen in 4 Weeks | 2018 Pasadena Showcase House

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

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

The Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House

The Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House Six months in the making and we finally pulled off the Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House of Design. You know that saying “It takes a village”?  Well, the … Read MoreThe Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House

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

Sneak Peak of the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House

Last week I stopped by the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House as the finishing touches were being put in place ahead of next week’s April 19 opening.  While there was still work to be done and some spaces were not picture … Read MoreSneak Peak of the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House

The 2014 Pasadena Showcase House

The 2014 Pasadena Showcase House Last week, I had the opportunity to preview the 2014 Pasadena Showcase House as a member of the media before it opened to the public this past Sunday. This year the Pasadena Showcase House celebrates … Read MoreThe 2014 Pasadena Showcase House