Interiors

Dental Office Vision Comes to Life.

Dental Office Vision Comes to Life.

| May 9, 2016 | Reply

The good news: the move was an opportunity to create the warm, inviting dental office Dr. Jana Ikeda had always envisioned, from the ground up. The ‘bad’ news: time and effort taken from a busy Boulder practice. So many decisions to make, working with the architect and building contractor. But the end result was well […]

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Interior Lighting: 6 Mistakes You Might Be Making

Interior Lighting: 6 Mistakes You Might Be Making

| February 17, 2016 | Reply

Thanks to Modern Floor Lamps.net for the basis of this important post on things to consider when selecting lighting for your home or work place. Gorgeous wall color, art and furnishings suffer when lighting design is neglected. ______________________________________________     “All home lighting needs are the same.” False. Every home is different. Luckily, there are […]

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Tips: Thinking About Interior Color

Tips: Thinking About Interior Color

| February 10, 2016 | Reply

Beyond Beige: Tips for Enlivening Your Living Spaces with Color Ready to make a shift in your home’s wall color palette? Whether changing one room or the entire interior, I find these tips useful tools when beginning the color conversation with my clients. They help clarify their vision and facilitate a productive selection process, finishing […]

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Vista Ridge Community Center – Erie, CO

Vista Ridge Community Center – Erie, CO

| April 23, 2015 | Reply

Vista Ridge Community Center, located in the Vista Ridge development in Erie, Colorado, was built in the mid 2000s. The open and spacious center, the heart of the community, houses offices, meeting spaces, a large community room, kitchen; exercise rooms, clubhouse style bathrooms with full showers, and an outdoor pool. When the busy center was […]

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Color Shift- Making a House a Home

Color Shift- Making a House a Home

| April 2, 2015 | 1 Reply

Often clients will ask me to help adjust the wall color palette to reflect their taste and lifestyle as they move into a new house. ‘Hot Tomato’ works for some people in their kitchen, but this couple wanted a more ‘Zen’, quiet, sophisticated wall color design to feel at home in their new space. This […]

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Color lift for vintage home.

Color lift for vintage home.

| February 3, 2014 | Reply

After living in my house for 4 years I decided it was time to do some interior painting but I was stuck on colors.  Cathy came over and made some wonderful suggestions that worked with my existing décor colors and gave me references for painters (who did a great job).  I also needed to match a color – […]

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The “fifth wall” – color on the ceiling

The “fifth wall” – color on the ceiling

| March 26, 2013 | Reply

These homeowners felt lost in the vaulted spaces of their entry, front living and dining rooms. We added warm clay accent to the dining room ceiling, pepper gray to emphasize the architectural features. In the living-entry areas, we continued the harmonizing neutral and painted the ceiling a rich, nutty brown. The effect is inviting, modern […]

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Art works and wall color

Art works and wall color

| March 26, 2013 | Reply

The right ‘value’  (lightness or darkness) is often as important as the ‘hue’ (color) when selecting wall color, especially when considering how to best showcase art and collections. In this case, the rich yellow-orange painting showed weakly against the background white wall. We chose a deep teal for this accent wall, paired with a soft […]

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Cozy guest bedroom with cottage feel

Cozy guest bedroom with cottage feel

| March 26, 2013 | Reply

Adding a quilt made by the homeowner put the finishing touches on this cozy, vintage style guest room.

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Updated dental office

Updated dental office

| March 26, 2013 | Reply

All the walls in this Boulder dental office were light gray; cold and not very inviting. We chose a soft green, which warmed things right up and also related better to the carpeting. A rich berry color creates a nice focal point in the entry and office areas. Bold art pieces bring the eye upward […]

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