A Little Work Around My House and a Little Wish List

I finally, finally, finally got around to finishing adding ribbon to curtains in my living and dining rooms.  These rooms adjoin the kitchen, so I need to make a little valance for that room.  So the ribbon treatment isn’t quite done.

Also, inspired by an online photo I can’t locate for the life of me right now, I painted and put these simple graphic paintings on my stair way wall.

Next steps at my house include purchasing this fabric to recover some chandelier shades.

Looking for some finishing touches for my “finished” master bedroom:

some trim for a cheap and not quite long enough bedskirt

Some Ikea slipcovers for the dining room.  Perhaps with a monogram.

I’m sure there are more items  on the house wish list, but I can’t think of them right now. What is on your house to do list?

PS – I’ve got some good stuff in the works with my blogger buddies/DesigNerds.  I can’t wait to share!


About sanctuaryhome

The Sanctuary Home blog was created in May 2009 to augment my interior design business, Jamie Foley Interiors. Below is the design philosophy that guides my business and this blog. A beautiful house isn’t a home unless it speaks to its occupants and fits their lifestyle in appropriate and unique ways. I believe that design can be approached in two ways. The first is from the gut, what feels right. The second is from a logical methodical perspective. I design using the second approach. I feel that having a reason why a piece is selected, having similar elements in the room or throughout the home makes it feel unified even if the similarities are not obvious to the casual observer. It makes a home feel special and contemplative. Building the interior of a home is a process. I create a plan for investment pieces that will last a lifetime, filling in with less expensive, less important pieces that can be replaced when they wear out or look dated with additional investment pieces or of the moment trendy items that update the home. Using vintage or antique pieces with new grounds a home. If everything in a home is new, it feels like a model home, it has no soul. If you use all old pieces, if feels like you live in a garage sale. The beauty is in the mix. Creating timeless interiors involves using pieces from all design styles. It gives the home a layered look and allows a home to look as if the pieces have been acquired over time. Using furniture from all one style or period makes a home look fussy and intimidating. I look forward to working with clients with all budgets and design aesthetics to create a home that special to their family. I encourage clients to express their individuality throughout the entire design process, this ensures your home fits your needs and will delight you every time you walk through the door.
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