From trash to treasure

Taking to heart the phrase “One man’s junk is another man’s treasure” Rick Gomes made it his mission to make something beautiful out of what he called “leftovers.” It’s hard to believe when looking at his birdhouse creations that these were once just lone scraps. Gomes started creating the birdhouses after his mother fell ill […]

Five hot trends for fall as the weather cools

Up north last weekend, the sight of everyone bringing in their docks, putting away the boats and getting ready for winter was a sobering one. I really don’t like the winter weather at all, or the thought of being housebound for months. But if we have to head indoors for the season, then let’s at […]

Embrace the creative divide

Vintage and reclaimed pieces are super popular right now. The patina and character found on older items just can’t be reproduced or matched. There are many ways to incorporate vintage items into your home’s design and interior architecture and they quickly become focal points in a room. A client recently hired me to build a […]

Holiday entertaining with vintage style

The holidays are a great time to bring some vintage decorating into your home. Nostalgia, family traditions and heirlooms can evoke your family’s own special history and personality for all to share. Using treasured keepsakes on your table and in your decor is a great way to start conversations about their history. There are limitless […]