Talent on Loan: Faux Finished Wooden Beams

This project was located on top of a mountain in Colorado. It is an inspiring place where there is a deep appreciation for the beauty that nature provides in its pure state. The previous owner of the home had painted all of the cedar beams chocolate brown. First on the priority list for this remodel […]

Fill in the blanks

How exciting!  An investment was made to upgrade kitchen cabinets from white to wood.  But one piece of the puzzle was missing.  The doors to the pantry and  entry to the garage remained white.  This abruptly interrupted the visual flow of the richness of the new wood cabinetry.  A  gap of white remained as a […]

Split Personality

He wants the richness of wood.  She wants an updated color.  How do you keep everyone happy?  Creating a kitchen that accommodates both personalities requires creative planning.  One solution is to look at how you can incorporate more than one finish in a single space.  During our first meeting, we looked through a large portfolio of cabinet finishes.  […]

Wake up call

    This kitchen renovation was near completion.  To “wake it up”, the vent hood was embellished with a textured design and highlighted to enhance the details.  Applying a black finish to the bottom drawers creates a more substantial focal point in the center. The wall colors were chosen to blend with the window treatments.  […]

Creative Transitions

    An old idea with a new twist was applied to the renovation of this vintage kitchen. The ceilings were only 8 feet high. The objective was to create a focal point that would draw the eye downward. Over the years, new hardwood floors had been installed in the adjacent rooms. None of them […]

Kitchen Named Desire

A faux finish is applied to a kitchen island that appears to be inlays of dimensional copper.

The Extra Mile

Beginning with a blank canvas can be extremely challenging. Where do you start? What is your inspiration? In a kitchen, it begins with defining FUNCTION. Once the layout is determined, we move forward with how it will look from every vantage point.     Start by selecting the items that have the most limited options […]