I really like this…

September 29, 2012

I’ve been working so much that I haven’t had a chance to post about anything.  I have been scouring the internets looking for inspiration and other such items though.  Here is one that I love right now…


wallpaper cabinet, finally!!!

September 20, 2012

The wallpaper cabinet that I had made was finished over a month ago and I finally had a chance to take a few snapshots…

I’m really happy with the result, remember when it looked like this?

What do you think?  You like?!?!?!?

The room is still a work in progress, a new light fixture over the dining table and art for the back wall are next…


September 13, 2012

I have been working on a post and beam house in one of the canyons in Bel Air.  It was built in 1964 on top on an old (1920’s) stone house, and the prior owners had not cared for it well at all.

Recently, I’ve been working on fixing the front of the house up to give it more curb appeal as well as added security and privacy.

It’s coming along…

The front entrance was completely redone with a new Mangaris Mahogany deck leading up to the house, the trim color was changed to Benjamin Moore Sharkskin, new house numbers from WestOn Letters, and the railing in the lower right hand corner of the photo was built to match the railing shown on the left side of the deck, much landscaping has been done as well… I wish that you had seen it before.

A close up of the new Mangaris deck.  The house color is being changed to a warm light gray/beige.

A little peek at the side yard as seen from the front walk as you approach the front door…

subway tile

September 8, 2012

Subway tile is a tried and true choice for kitchens and bathrooms.  It’s kind of a classic.

Still, there are plenty of times where I just don’t want to go with the status quo…

I love a classic white brick subway tile, but sometimes its fun to color outside the lines.

What do you think of these alternative subway tile options???

classic white brick subway tile

a beachy opalescent alternative

break it up and add interest with a change of scale

large scale modern & matte

contrasting grout, so good!