Our Paint Colors

It’s been nearly three years since we moved in to this house and during that time, I have painted this house from top to bottom. When we bought the house, it was covered in dark brown paint and mustard golds. It had to go!

Our house has great windows and gets a ton of natural light and I wanted to cash in on that so I went with light toned neutrals. I tend to change my mind a lot. Therefore,  I knew to stay away from color . If I did go that route, I knew I would be repainting in six months.

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Modern design in Dartmouth Split Entry Home


I had the pleasure of working with a couple in Dartmouth towards the end of summer. What began as a kitchen makeover soon morphed into a complete revamp of their main living area. The couple had already chosen some modern furnishings by Structube, they had painted an accent wall a lovely shade of charcoal and throughout the space there were hits of tangerine and lime. I could see where they wanted to end up on this redesign and I knew I could get them to the finish line.  Continue reading

White Kitchen


The kitchen has a great layout and some great bones- granite countertops and marble mosaic backsplash. However, the client was tired of all the brown tones in the space. I wholeheartedly agree!

Paint once again to the rescue. This time we painted the cabinets out Cloud White by Benjamin Moore and once again, we painted the cabinet boxes but, had the doors and drawers fronts professionally sprayed. We also clad the peninsula in headboard to give it some architectural interest and we removed the corbels as they were not functional and only caused many a bruise for those sitting at the peninsula.

The pendants over the peninsula are newly installed and the bar stools were reupholstered. This makeover happened in stages.  Continue reading