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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We Are So Proud Of Andrea’s Mom Sally!

Hi Friends!!  We have a mother-daughter treat today! If you read the last post about my design assistant Andrea's flower wall you will see that talent runs in the family!  Her mother, designer Sally Condara, won the ASID award on a home that Andrea worked with her on the finishes!!  Before we begin I wanted to thank you all who sent me pictures of their Easter Table! You will all love seeing the photos for next years blog!  there is still time to send!  Email the pictures to ...

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European Jewel!!

I am so excited to take you on a tour of a home we recently finished!! Other parts of this beauty – not shown below – will be featured in my upcoming book, Segreto Vignettes! Here are some photos from the shoot by Wade Blissard as well as some of my own snaps! Enjoy! This home, designed by building designer Robert Dame and built by Stonehenge Classic Homes, has a classic European flair with warm woods and rich finishes. When I met the homeowner, she made it clear that she wanted a ...

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What’s Cook’n at Segreto!

Hi all my blog friends! I hope you have had a great week. This week we have been busy at Segreto and I wanted to show you a project we just completed and a healthy eating recipe to die for!!! These pictures are just from my iPhone, but I just couldn’t wait to share!!! Designed by Julie Dodson, this house is a beautifully modern twist to a French! These built-ins flanking the fireplace are constructed like large-scale armoires, demanding a finish which gave them importance. Glazed in a ...

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