Luxury Log Home


I have a passion for log homes; renting them each summer in Maine or New Hampshire where we like to vacation. It is only fitting then, as I spent the week looking at dozens of log homes on various lakes for our summer rental, that today’s House Tour is a log home. Not just any log home, a Barna Log Home. Read more

Coastal Creation


I don’t know about you but I am just about ready for a vacation and a coastal retreat would be lovely. Today our House Tour is a fabulous summer cottage by the talented Kristin Peake, a custom designed shingle-style home built with all the gracious architectural character of days gone . Read more

Breaking Down The Walls


If you are an HGTV fan you will hear the phrase “open plan” tossed around consistently on two of my favorite shows, Property Brothers or Income Property. After designing all day watching HGTV is not exactly my idea of relaxing but the men on these shows are seriously talented and not so bad to look at LOL. Ok, back to the topic. When I graduated from design school the term open plan was mainly used in commercial interior design, I had a few clients in Florida that were experimenting with the concept in residential design. Read more