Category: Decor and Design

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Clients Becoming Friends – After the House Purchase

If you have been following me, you know I love all things home! One day recently a client of mine was looking for a table for her new condo. She wanted a drop leaf that could sit by a wall, but expand when she wants to entertain. I went to one of my favorite Atlanta haunts, The Queen of Hearts in Alpharetta and found … Read More Clients Becoming Friends – After the House Purchase

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The Farm

I am originally from a small town in Georgia. My family has been in that area for generations. My parents are aging, and I find myself down there more and more these days. My sister and I are now the third generation to take care of my grandparents farmhouse. My grandfather built the house and moved his family in in 1937. The house is … Read More The Farm

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Lot or House for Sale – Would you tear it down? Or build it up?

If you love old homes too, I hope you enjoy this little cottage I ran across the other day. It’s listed as a lot, and in a great neighborhood, so the sellers are thinking that no one will want to keep this 1930’s bungalow. I fell in love with it though!

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Quick Change for a Well-Built Condo

Suzanne Kasler says that when looking for a new home, “You’ve got to have good bones, and if you don’t you must create them.” How true! So when looking for a new home, think about focal points in a room. Is there a pretty mantel? Are there moldings in the home? Is the room symmetrical? If not, can you add something and make it more … Read More Quick Change for a Well-Built Condo

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A James Means Jewel in Atlanta

James Means is a very important Atlanta architect who designed 60 homes throughout America. Sixteen were built here in Atlanta. This particular home was originally built for the Ballard family in 1965. Through the years the home has been lovingly updated, staying true to the original concept of the house, but bringing it into a new century of modern living.  After it’s most recent update, … Read More A James Means Jewel in Atlanta