Elegant Dining

Elegant Dining

Create a Fresh and Elegant… setting for your next dining party! Clean lined crystal stemware set the stage for toasts and wine pairings with each course! The refined texture of a linen table cloth with matching patterned napkins casually pulled through acrylic napkin rings embellished with live greenery and berries are the perfect accessory for… Read More

Beach Drive, Victoria, BC

Beach Drive, Victoria, BC

Design Gallery Al + Pat … had made the decision to re-locate to a modern condo in Victoria from their long-term residence and lake property up Island.  The clients enlisted long time friend, Barb Gergel to help them choose the pieces which would come with them to their new space.  She then introduced the clients… Read More

Sitting Pretty

Sitting Pretty

Really?…Could there be that much difference from a stock chair ordered at a furniture store and a custom designed dining chair?  In most cases a dining chair from a fine manufacturer will be a well designed and comfortable piece, but the dynamics which inspired these clients to seek a custom designed dining chair were their… Read More

Fabulous Fabrics

Fabulous Fabrics

I was invited to a Designer evening @ my favorite Drapery + Blind store, Ruffell & Brown, Victoria.  Take a peek at a the New 2012 Spring Fabric Collection from Robert Allen + Beacon Hill.     Hand printed silk, the right fabric can make an interior decor pop with attitude!    

Marina Way 1, Sidney BC

Marina Way 1, Sidney BC

Design Gallery Paul + Glenda …had moved from Fort McMurray, Alberta and wanted to change some of their decor and add to existing pieces.  Because Glenda was not sure how to incorporate the new with pieces she wanted to keep, we decided the best way to find her new style was to go on a… Read More

It takes a long time to become young :  Pablo Picasso

It takes a long time to become young : Pablo Picasso

My first introduction to ‘Aging in Place’ was in 2009 when a family and their father, who had  turned 80, hired me to re-design the interior of his home.  It turned out to be such a success not only in updating the interior to current design elements, but also the window it opened to an… Read More

Color Your Perfect Bedroom

Color Your Perfect Bedroom

Color does have the capacity to affect the senses in all kinds of ways and change how we feel, so can it be creatively used in a bedroom to reflect your inner color spirit as well as giving a sense of calm? Since a bedroom is your sanctuary and should express you, why not “Poppy… Read More

Sumptuous ‘French Inspired’ Sectional

Sumptuous ‘French Inspired’ Sectional

This custom sectional  is not only a showstopper, it’s story has all the intrigue of watching a 1950’s late night Film Noir while sitting on it in my clients upstairs Media Room! The story begins with a phone call… They have moved in to their newly built home here in Victoria,  I came highly recommended… Read More