all the beautiful things

Our daily musings, inspirations, and designs

Breakfast nook from studio McGee is the perfect example of the ideal breakfast nook

A breakfast nook seems to be holding strong, even when dining rooms are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Maybe it is because they are so much cozier for two people or because they are more convenient placed directly in the kitchen. The casualness of the breakfast nook welcomes family members to do art […]

textures in your furniture and light fixtures can really bring in nature

Living in a town that is known for it’s lake gives us a lot of inspiration. Add to that a southern flare and we end up with a style that we often call “Lake House Chic.” What does that look like and how do we define this? We feel it needs to be modern, it […]

Banquette Inspiration can be found in just about any home catalag or pinterest page. They just may the best kept secret of the decorating world. They are comfortable, space saving and useful in just about every room. Whether your space is large or small, an apartment or a house, classic or modern, there is sure […]

Gray and beige interior design

When I start a project with a client, one of the first things I like to determine is if they’re more of fan of beige or gray paint. Maybe they are somewhere in the middle with Taupe or “Greige.” Nearly all projects need a neutral color that works as a general backdrop, or canvas, that […]

how to create a home office space in cornelius and mooresville nc

  Things have changed over the last decade, never more than these last few months, though. Many clients are asking us to help them create a well designed home office space that is also productive because it is becoming a quickly evolving need. One example of late was when we met with a client for […]

Blue Front Doors are Great for Lake Houses

When we were thinking of what to do for our topic this week, we debated on the topic. Then it came to us. The front door! This is usually the first impression of a home and you would be surprised how often we are asked to help a client select the color of their entrance. So, […]

Views for Days in the loft

The idea of lofts has been around forever it seems but that is with good reason. There are few types of housing as innately cool and chic and desirable as the loft apartment. With their unusually flexible layout and architectural perks, the loft is both classic and laid-back; sophisticated and relaxed. If you currently live […]

As a long designing firm, we have seen trends come and go. The kitchen, as the heart of the home, is an area that is constantly focused on. Glossy black cabinets, red islands, brass, brushed nickel and copper. Everyone is battling to star in the show that is prime time in most of our homes. […]

The Rug Really Ties The Room Together…..     Inspiration can come from the most unexpected places.   We received a phone call in October from a gentleman who had a story to tell. He was mild mannered and spoke with intention. However, was a little hesitant to even speak to us. Unfortunately, he had already experienced working with […]