Marie Kondo, the woman behind the Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, is experiencing an up-tick in popularity right now (I started this post in January, so just go with that thought!). She just hosted a show on Netflix, but her book has been around for a number of years now. Funny enough, I just […]

White Kitchens

I read a few different blogs by established Designers, but one is sticking with me even a few days later.  She posted a picture of a recent kitchen she did, proclaiming it ‘timeless’ and will never go out of style.  Admittedly, it’s a lovely kitchen; white cabinets, gray subway tile, noteworthy pendants, stainless appliances, and […]

Going Down?

I didn’t want to name this Basement Flooring, it was just too boring.  However, this title seems a little scandy.  Let’s see if I am brave enough to publish! Basement flooring can be tricky.  Basements are subterranean; with that comes a host of challenges that can make or break how successful the project outcome will […]


I would like to take a little detour today to reflect on a lecture I saw yesterday on, amongst a number of topics, branding.  In short, every single person walking the earth should be aware of, develop, and maintain a personal brand. Now this sounds like a lot of busywork at first blush, but think […]