A Showcase To Remember Part 2!

Hi Friends!  I hope you all had a wonderful Father's Day!! It is always nice for  me as I get to see the kids too! If you missed the first part of this LUXE showcase home you can still visit it in the previous blog. The first part shares all of the main living areas and this one focuses on the study (through the front window on the lower left side of the home), powders, outside living areas and the upstairs. The study which is across from the living room and to the left of the ...

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A Showcase To Remember Part 1 and a Happy Father’s Day!

Hi Friends!  I hope everyone had a nice weekend!  Remember that LUXE showcase home where we constructed a 18ft island top from plaster?  Well I finally got the pictures back from the rest of the home and wanted to share with you!! Located in the heart of Memorial in Houston, it not only is a spacious lot but is situated on over an acre of land.  Amazingly this was a spec home.   Built and designed with the details of a custom, this dream team of architect, builder and designer have worked ...

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Transforming Stained Wooden Surfaces Without Stripping Them!

Whether we start with raw wood, a stained surface, or painted pieces, I am amazed at how wood surfaces can be glazed, finished and altered to reveal stunning outcomes and transformations!! In this home designed by Eleanor Cummings and featured in Segreto: Secrets to Finishing Beautiful Interiors, the sheetrock surfaces were plastered, but the beams here are reclaimed and stunning! Many people like that aged, reclaimed look but either can't find beams they are in love with or need ...

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