Hello, Gentle Readers! In the midst of a 2-day photo shoot (so fun! So stressful!), The Washington Post included my thoughts in this article on bedrooms. Thank you, WaPo! Lindsey Roberts wrote a terrific piece — check it out in the Local Living section this week (or just skip to the link). If you’d like to […]
(Loyal and valued blog subscribers: I know that these pictures are all turned around in your email in-box. We’re working on it! To avoid seasickness, please click through to the actual post. Thank you!) Immediately after demolition, the contractors began framing. Which is good, because demo can be stressful. It’s liberating, too, but mostly stressful. You […]
One morning, our kitchen looks like this: And that afternoon, the kitchen looks like this: It’s kind of like watching surgery on yourself, you know? Best not to look ;) Bossy color | Annie Elliott interiors is based in Washington, D.C. We create outrageously beautiful homes, starting with color.
Hello, Gentle Readers! Last time, I told you about the amazing discovery of this Chinoiserie tile. Actually, it isn’t tile, per se: it comes in PANELS. Big, huge, gigantic panels. (Well, big and huge from the standpoint of my galley kitchen, anyway.) That appealed to me, because it makes the backsplash a piece of art, […]
I’ve spent a lot of time fantasizing about my new kitchen. And when I fantasize, I’m not thinking about where the microwave is going. I’m thinking about how the kitchen will look. What will make it special? What will make it bossy? On one hand, how amazing! I’m the client! I get to do exactly what I […]
(Don’t worry – more kitchen reno. updates coming soon!) ‘Tis the season to be inundated with fall catalogs. I’m going to be honest with you: I don’t usually read them. There are just too many, and if I want to browse, I browse online. That said, every once in a while I pick up something […]
In my last post, I alluded to the gray area at the left side of Aidan Design‘s floor plan for our kitchen renovation. The gray part would be the addition to the kitchen. The place where we’ll be able to sit down and eat. You know, the main reason for wanting to do this renovation in […]