You Light Up My Life.

When I was in 2nd grade I had an experience that scarred me to this day. Sitting in a horseshoe shape in the music room of a new school, a thirty something teacher with long straight blonde hair and no sense of children or childhood made me stand up and sing...

Painted Floors. Part 2.

A reader recently asked me about where to get the stencils for this look: The answer: I have no idea. I too wanted to use this look in a client’s kitchen, and so I made them myself using Photoshop. First I pulled the two separate shapes out of the photo above...

Flash Acres.

This is Flash. And these are her acres. This is the caretaker (and owner) of both: The other day, Ben Benschneider came out to take photos of the place for the Seattle Times Pacific Northwest Magazine. As the interior designer, I went to help set the place up for...

Coffee.

Yeah Yeah I know. Who goes on about coffee… Well I don’t usually. I am a pretty straight forward double tall americano with 2 inches of room. Though recently I switched to decaf – but that is another story altogether. The point of this post however...