Monthly Archives: June 2012


By |June 25th, 2012|

This is a must have lamp!  Click on the link below to purchase, only a limited number left:

By |June 25th, 2012|

Great urban decor from I love websites with character, where the offerings for the savvy DIY designer can complete an entire room without looking like all the furnishings came from one place. has Vintage, Mid-Century and Traditional styles which can be blended together to create one unique space.Above products:Chandelier:  Kristina Resin Large […]

Happy Father’s Day

By |June 17th, 2012|

Father’s Day “Man Cave” essentialsDad’s enjoy a room all to themselves, where they can settle in and “hopefully” remain undisturbed.  Here are some great ideas for the dad in your life:Sofa:  American Chesterfield in a Emerald Green distressed leatherLounge Chair:  Eames Chair with Ottoman (if leather sofa use a plush fabric for the chair)Area Rug: […]

Easy beach themed bathroom idea

By |June 16th, 2012|

Don’t own your place or funds limited for updating your bathroom? This space is a great example of how a little paint and the right terry color and decorative pieces can transform your space. 
 Paint cabinets black as well picture frames to match so there is some continuity with the dark contrast. Pair with a natural […]

By |June 14th, 2012|

Extending the width of a headboard creates a tailored finish and can help make the room look larger.  This black leather tufted headboard framed with lacquered tiger wood has a striking masculine feel…great for a bachelor or high rise hospitality suite. 

Bay Club Hotel & Marina progresses

By |June 12th, 2012|

Today I visited the jobsite for the banquet room renovation and the contractors had the ceiling & new soffit locations framed out. Existing beam locations restricts the raised soffit design to only 5″. We are extremely disappointed with this reality, but plan for this setback by designing smaller soffit crown. Structural challenges […]

By |June 6th, 2012|

One of my new favorite websites: 

Ikea’s VURM solution for any client type

By |June 5th, 2012|

Some clients cringe at the thought of installing Ikea product in their house. Today, we “wowed” a client with Ikea’s VURM wine rack, $9.99 each. His counters were cluttered with gifts of various reds & this side cabinet seemed to scream “I can hold something”. His text: “thanks Shannon, feels like home […]

Color coordinated organization, really?

By |June 4th, 2012|

Recently spent time at Office Depot working on getting organized for some upcoming projects & I stumbledacross these. How my heart skipped a beat, how I stood in amazement & fascination pondering why these were not already a part of PMI’s office standards! Beautifully color coordinated paper clips of all sizes and shapes […]