Over the Top… faux stone finish on a vent hood

Converting to an open floor plan poses many design challenges.  Changing to wide-open spaces means that all of the elements must compliment the new scale and proportions of a large area while maintaining balance and symmetry.                 The Design Process: On the far side of the kitchen area […]

Heavy Metal… simulated aged steel on faux finished doors

Have you been to the new Moxy Hotel in Midtown Atlanta?  It is a boutique-hotel concept with the next-Gen traveler in mind. Toni Stoeckl of Distinctive Select Service Brands, Marriott International explained, “With Moxy, we threw out the hotel rulebook to create a bold new hotel experience geared toward guests who are looking for shareable, […]

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 […]

Fooling Nature

A faux finish is created on cabinets that mimics driftwood.

Small Packages

     This space may be small . . . but the impact is grand!  A monochromatic color scheme makes the area look large.  The multiple textures give it depth and interest.  The room is anchored with the “weight” of the illusion of a carved limestone mantel treatment.   Interest is enhanced by adding a small […]

Is it real?

A faux marble paint technique is applied to columns in a foyer by decorative artist, Kass Wilson of WallsTreat Studio. www.kasswilson.com

Storybook Ending

A creative faux finish on the walls of a dining room tells a story about your style.

Strategic Planning

Multiiple “design tricks” were incorporated to transform this master bath into a place of elegance and intrigue.  The harsh contrast of the black chest next to white cabinetry had not been resolved by simple glazing. Many times when we look at cabinetry, there is a tendency to apply a finish as if it is one single architectural detail.  In […]

Prime Real Estate

Elegant faux finishes are added to the walls and ceiling of a dining room to create the perfect backdrop for a custom art collection.

Gift wrapped

  In most cases, a powder room is a small  square room  in need of some personality.  But, in this case, there were many distinguishing architectural details.   One wall is curved, the ceilings are very high and the trim molding is extremely bold.  The objective was to draw your eye to all of THESE […]

Champagne Toast

  I love participating in designer events. It is an opportunity to work with a fun loving and creative group of people. This one was called “Collaborating For Success.” It was organized by ToTheTradeOnly and had a whole new twist . . . it was almost like that HGTV show “Design Star.” Each designer chose a small […]

On the Bright Side

  Bold contemporary patterns . . . rich reflective fabrics . . . sleek shiny accessories. All of the elements are in place to present a statement about current design trends. This project took place at Luxe Home Interiors, a full service interior design and furnishings studio located in John’s Creek. They wanted to showcase […]