Summer Fun

I hope everyone has been enjoying their summer! I have been busy with decorating projects and this sweet girl…

Emma Rose 3 mos
















I cannot believe that Emma Rose is already 3 months old! Time is flying by, and I am loving every minute of being a mommy to this sweet pumpkin!!

I have also been working on a decorating project for some friends over the summer. They built a beautiful lake house at Lake Oconee, and asked me to design for them. We picked out paint colors, light fixtures, furniture, rugs and fabrics to make this lake house thier home away from home. While we are still waiting for our tables and tv console, as well as a few accessories, the upholstered pieces of furniture arrived this weekend, and I could not be more excited about how they turned out!

The clients wanted a bright and welcoming, yet rustic feel. Whenever I hear that someone wants “bright pops of color”, my mind immediately things of the coral and blue combo. The mixture of the cool and warm tones is so eye catching. I especially fell in love with it when we used it in the bunk room at the beach house last year.

beach bunk




















A muted version of this color scheme came to mind for the lake house. We did our couches and chairs in neutral creams and grays, but added funky pops of color with the fabrics. The jute lighting and wooden ceiling beams bring in the rustic feel. Our future tables to be delivered and burlap lamps will add to our look once they arrive! The gray Dash and Albert rug pulls the gray from the walls and grounds the room. Here are some sneak peeks of the project! Forgive the picture quality…I left my good camera at home and had to use my phone.





















In love with the wood ceiling beams and foyer light against the gray walls. We used Dovetail Gray by Sherwin Williams.














Funky coral ikat with traditional powder gray houndstooth and button pocket pillows.

lake4 (2)










A close up of our patterns. Love the modern and traditional mix.











One of my must have living room pieces….a floating ottoman. Always get them in pairs, or the single ottoman will look lost in the space. The friend to this guy  is floating around somewhere in the room! Love the classic seafoam stripe on the ottoman. It is called Fritz Spa…20.00 a yard on! You can also see the Dash and Albert rug here…. diamond pattern in “platinum”. Durable and stylish, and they come in 12×15!













We purchased two of these skirted beauties. They will flank our tv console against a long wall when it comes in! The console is a seafoam bluish green color…distressed with mirrored doors, I might have to keep it for myself! I think it will be my favorite piece in the room.










These rustic stools surround the large island in the kitchen. Glass chickenwire pendants hang above.  There is also an aged bronze lantern above the kitchen table. Pictures to come!

















This is future foyer. We have the fabulous jute chandelier (from Ballard Designs), and the vibrant, earthy rug (from A natural wood console with a pair of oars and burlap shaded lamps to the left of the door will complete the look. I cannot wait to see everything come together, and share some pictures of the finished product! I loved working with such a nice family with great design taste.

I am currently working on their master. Loving the plan and will be sure to share!


1 Comment. Leave a comment or send a Trackback.
  1. #1 • Amy said on July 16 2013:

    Love everything about this! You are so talented, my friend 🙂