Sunday, June 13, 2010

design obsession: bookcases + crown molding!

i have been so blessed to be working with a fabulous interior design client for the past few months. we will be working on her living room, dining room and bedroom through the end of the year. one of our first projects was a huge risk and ended up being a huge reward.

we wanted to accomplish this look:
ballard designs

but all we could afford was this:

so after a trip to home depot, a few long evenings with a miter saw and some wood glue, we ended up with this:

just goes to show that with a little creativity and some hard work, you can sophisticate anything!
...happy sophisticating...

omg: emersonmade

i've been missing in action. emphasis on the action. too busy for words. however, i'll be making up for it with about a million little tidbits. starting with this one--i am currently obsessed with all things organic, rustic, industrial, etc. TWO blogs that i follow led me to the unbelievable emersonmade.

these linens kill me. they are simple, sophisticated, and oh-so-fabulous. i want, like, everything they make.
...happy sophisticating...