Go With the Flow: Watercolor Walls

I was recently invited to collaborate with Steve McKenzie’s Interiors for their vignette at the upcoming Thrift Studio at ADAC. Steve wanted to create layers of intrigue that would weave throughout the space to feature donated home decor items that will be available for auction to benefit Dwell with Dignity Atlanta.  Watercolor walls are a […]

Walk This Way: A Faux Finish Door Remodel

It is easy to recognize how important it is for a front door to make an impression. Interior doors, however, deserve the same quality, thought and appeal. In this example, a set of doors at the end of a hallway serve the purpose of creating a striking and unexpected focal point.     The Design […]

Open and Shut Case: Doors for Every Interior Design Style

Normally you think of doors as something you shut to create privacy, or something you open to allow entrance into another space. But doors are far more than a functional piece; they create architectural statements inside your home. Sliding doors are popular in home design for their function as well as form. Unlike a standard […]

Branded Elements: Faux Finish Statement Walls for a Corporate Office

“Offering agile client services that develop creative legal solutions for our clients.” This is the branding message for the law firm of Lawrence & Bundy. Paying attention to valuable feature walls, they understood the importance of how the design of their offices could carry their message and influence the way their firm is experienced by […]

Little Boy Blue: Nursery Mural

What could be more joyful than the anticipation of a new member of the family? All of that love and excitement is mirrored in the thoughtful planning of the baby’s nursery. These proud parents share an appreciation for the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The warmth and coziness of a nature inspired décor is […]

Dress Blues: Painted Cabinetry Creates a Bold New Look

Navy blue and “dress blues” … this name originated from the uniforms of the British Royal Navy. It is still used for other first class distinctions representing dependability, sophistication, excellence and even corporate stature. Deep blues remain popular and are always on trend because they adjust to all styles and are easily paired with just […]

Yes You Can: Painted Faux Brick

Brick has become one of the most popular elements in design. Unlike generic drywall, brick is cherished because it offers a touch of texture, unique character and a dab of timeless charm that adapts to any décor style. Reminiscent of previous remodeling of this home, the client chose to keep the brick that was once an exterior wall. […]

The 19th Hole: Clubhouse Cabinetry Refinishing

Remodeling the 60,000 square foot TPC Sugarloaf clubhouse has been an ongoing project for interior designer Janie Hirsch. This majestic country club is designed in a classic Southern architectural style set on the 1200 acre site of the Rollins Farm in Duluth, GA. The Sugarloaf Lounge, (often referred to by golfers as the Nineteenth Hole) was her starting point. It includes beautiful […]

Supporting Role: Aged Plaster Columns

On a recent trip to Tuscany, this client was inspired by the timeless craftsmanship found in the travertine, stone, tiles and plasters. So when it came time to finish out their terrace level, they enlisted the help of Home Expressions Interiors by Laura Bloom, a complete design and remodeling company, to recreate the comfort and elegance of this style but […]

Cabinets in the Age of the Open Kitchen

Open kitchens, great rooms, family kitchens–whatever you call them, open floor plans that flow from kitchen to an attached family room with little separation between the two have been wildly popular in the last several years. Of course, with the division between kitchens and family rooms decreasing, it is becoming more important than ever for […]