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April 16, 2014

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“There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in dinner, the sweets come last.” – Robert Louis Stevenson


They always say, don’t mix business with family.  Well, that is impossible since my parent’s have been my biggest fans since I started my business many moons ago!  I have worked on things in their home in the past, but this project was extra special as it involved something that belonged to my Grandmother.  This stunning burled wood table and chairs was as pristine as could be and looked as though it had never been used.  That Depression era generation took care of their belongings in a different way as things weren’t disposable to them as they are to us today.  When you bought something, you better make it last…FOREVER.  That being said, all these chairs needed was a fabric facelift and the results took years off their face.  [READ MORE…]


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“Still, something about writing made me spend large hours of my free time at my desk.” – John Grisham BEFORE | VINTAGE DESK Nothing thrills me like having to find a solution to an unconventional or small space.  So when a little girl (with the initials R.G. :)… ) who is entering her tweens begged […]

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“Il ne faut pas toucher aux idoles: la dorure en reste aux mains.” (Never touch your idols: the gilding will stick to your fingers) – Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary MY MIA | Age 13 Like the rays of the Sun, there is something so captivating about the warmth of gold.  No wonder it has been […]

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“I remember lying on the floor of the living room with headphones on when I was four or five years old, listening to the Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack.” – Kevin Richardson BEFORE | LIVING ROOM After creating the first half of this spacious living room, we had a blast while continuing to reinvent amazing vintage […]

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Game of Thrones

“A throne is only a bench covered in velvet.” – Napoloeon Bonaparte BEFORE | ANTIQUE CHAIR I am a sucker for carved wood furniture and this chair really caught my eye on a day of antiquing. The detail was stunning, but we thought it could use a bit of lightening up as it looked a […]

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