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TALES OF INSPIRED DESIGN, UPCYCLING & RENOVATION
June 5, 2017

Finding Inspiration For Your Home or Garden Project

Nearly five years ago our family move to Northern California from the Midwest and by luck, found a gem of a house that had been neglected and vacant for nearly two years. The inside had been stripped of everything including the copper plumbing, light fixtures, plumbing fixtures and even the toilet roll holders. Sinks had been […]
May 10, 2017

Powder Room Has Gone From Mild To Wild!

I’m sure that many of you suffer from the same thing I did when my husband and I bought our home; the “boring powder room disease.” Sure, beige has its place, but that place is not all over my home and in the tiniest of powder rooms. The beige powder room has a white “Carrara” porcelain […]
May 3, 2017

From Playroom To Reading/Hang Out Room A.K.A. Crap! My Kid Is Growing Up!

Every parent has this nightmare in some way, shape or form. One day you are playing peek-a-boo with your little one, and seemingly the next day she is asking you to go bra shopping and she wants to get rid of all her dolls and toys. What is happening?!?! I had this experience recently. My daughter […]
April 17, 2017

When You find a Great Bill Curry Piece, But It Is Filthy

Someone once told me that I have a second sense when it comes to finding the most valuable item in a pile of junk. I brushed it off at the time, but Lately I have begun to believe that there is some truth to it. I will share my Bill Curry story with you as an […]
April 2, 2017
Truss and Texture

Hello Design Geeks!

My name is Vicki and like you, I live and breathe design. I am happiest when tearing apart a room, wall or garden. Finding treasures at thrift stores or on the side of the road, taking them home and transforming them into something special and useful is design crack for me. I was never very good at photographing my […]

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