Thursday, May 31, 2012

All The Pieces

Sometimes, it takes awhile for all of the pieces of my design puzzles to all come together....but it is always worth the wait!! 

For this "Hale Navy" project, there are four classic x-back chairs for the breakfast area.....

......they were the color of maple, which is a wood tone that does NOT work with my client's new home, so we decided to paint them! A completely reasonable solution that costs about half as much as replacing a whole set. My friend Tori, over at Embellished Heart, has done a beautiful job transforming these chairs. In their maple-y past, the architectural detail in these chairs was nearly invisible, but now, the details are highlighted by the slight distress. What a difference a little color and some light sanding can make!!

Here is what they looked like before...

I have also been working on some custom silhouettes of the cute little girls of the family!!

They will each receive the addition of a hair bow or brooch just for fun!

Completely classic and timeless frames from ArtWorks that both compliment the woodwork throughout the house and add a sense of long standing tradition. 

These are special pieces that we can update each year as the girls grow. Another reason that I absolutely love what I do!! 

OH!! and I must not forget about the other little girl in the family.....

Miss Sage!! 

I absolutely CANNOT wait to see all these pieces framed and hung on the freshly painted walls! 

Sometimes, all the excitement makes it seem like it is taking forever!!

More to come later! I hope you are all having a fabulous week!!


  1. Love the navy! Can't wait to see it all installed.

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