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More Kitchen Progression

More Kitchen Progression

So It’s been eight months…what? Just got two of the cabinet doors back from being repaired. Slow and steady wins the race? Next time you hear me say that…shoot me. Drapes are up though and we just need one more piece of art and it will be complete.  

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Kitchen Progression

Kitchen Progression

A few photos to satisfy your curiosity. How did I know that you lay awake at night wondering how our kitchen is coming along you ask? I have my ways. The cabinets were custom-made and finished to match Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter. You know how much I love grey! The stove is by Jenn-air. The […]

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Secret Obsessions…I LOVE LOUISE CRANDELL!!!

Secret Obsessions…I LOVE LOUISE CRANDELL!!!

There I said it. Such a weight lifted. I do this with clients sometimes. I call it “Getting things off my chest”. It doesn’t have to be a big deal, but sometimes you just need to clear the air and let that thing you’ve been sitting on out. Good or bad. Louise is an artist […]

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A Host of Butterflies for the Holidays

A Host of Butterflies for the Holidays

Posting once a month just isn’t acceptable, I know. Hopefully it was worth the wait. So, once again I found myself in Miami beach close to the holidays. Yes, it is tough to be me. This is what my vision of Christmas in Miami Beach looks like: If you want to go for a look […]

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More excuses for you to give me your money.

I’ve often expressed that I’d take payment in cheese and more often than not when a client asks how I would like to be paid my response is, “I’ll take your money however I can get it.” But what do you get in return? You saw the modern lighting the other day and the selections […]

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Now my favorite color is gray!

Now my favorite color is gray!

“What, thought I could be duller, More depressing, less gay? Now my favorite color is gray!” Fifty cents to whoever names that song and writer. So my Mother bought me this new Le Creuset braising pan a couple of years ago and my girlfriend Rebecca, hearing that it was my favorite color, guessed that it was blue. “Um, […]

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Don’t MESS WITH MY KOUSA!

Don’t MESS WITH MY KOUSA!

I came down the driveway to discover we had been invaded by giant dinosaurs, or the drill had arrived to dig the geothermal wells. …all I could think was, “Poor Travis.” He worked so hard seeding the island in the middle of the circular driveway. I have a feeling this won’t be the last time it […]

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