Last week I (somewhat melodramatically) walked you through the unfortunate state of our second floor bedroom/soon-to-be nursery. If you want a refresh on why I've dubbed it the Ugliest Room in Our House, read here. Or to summarize: it used to be a kitchen and comes complete with a wall of upper cabinets, thin brown wall-to-wall carpeting, an exterior door that essentially leads to nowhere, and just generally an awkward layout.Read More
Living in a Victorian duplex has its charms! But a hundred and thirty plus years is a long time, ripe for inflicting careless and questionable "updates" on a once grand original design. When you factor in its multi-family dwelling and non owner-occupied status, all bets for tasteful preservation are off.Read More
Ready for Part II?
I love how my client's master bedroom turned out, but their en suite bath really has my heart. The luxury of such a spacious bathroom isn't something most of us may ever enjoy, but when I walked into their room and caught my first glimpse of that free-standing claw foot tub, surrounded by walls of windows and all that glorious natural light, I knew it could be something special!Read More
Hooray! I'm finally getting my act together and posting the completed Bohemian Meets Luxe Master Bedroom Makeover. I decided to split the bedroom and bathroom into two posts because there are just too many good photos (thanks, Bethany!). So check back in a few days for the finished bathroom.
But for now, here's a refresher on how the bedroom started out:Read More