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Archive for April, 2009

Mirror Mirror….on way more than the wall

Baaa Linnngg! Put your sunglasses on because it’s about to get blingy around here! It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of anything mirrored, chrome, crystal and just plain sparkly. As a matter of fact, I always manage to have at least one of them placed in a project, just ask my clients! So, as I complete a few of my residential and commercial projects, I thought I would share a few of the pieces that have inspired me….and a few that have stolen my hard earned american dollar!
Keep your eye on the blog and website for more project updates in the gallery! I will be setting up the commercial project gallery as soon as I can snag a moment of Melanie’s time (my amazingly talented friend and project paparazzi).

Now being a fan of the bling comes with the HUGE task of keeping it under control and knowing when to use it in small doses. I say you can never have enough bling. Nothing makes my heart pitter patter more than a mirrored buffet with a stunning set of mirrored lamps! All this a bit much for you? Maybe you love the look but just aren’t sure how to make it work in your space. Try adding a unique mirror over your fireplace or over an entry table. It will reflect any natural light in the space and add a touch of safistacation to any casual room.


I love how this cabinet glams up the living area.

Bedroom heavy with dark furniture? Try adding mirrored night stands or if you can live without a fan, install a light fixture with a touch of crystal or chrome for an updated and cozy feel!

Here are a few Chrome, Crystal and Mirrored Chandeliers sure to make any room shine.

Let’s start with my absolute favorite go to retailer for bling….Zgallerie
You can’t get much better than Zgallerie for well priced accessories, frames, lamps and furnture!
This darling coffee table graces our living room.

Other favs that get and “A” in the bling department…. Horchow, Worlds Away and let’s not forget Tar Gee‘!
We recently used the Espresso finish for a dining room in a contemporary Louisiana home. What a stunner and it makes the room… Look for pics soon!! And also in white! Both from Worlds Away

I love this idea!! If we didn’t have windows on either side of of bed these would be a done deal. O Well..maybe in our next place.


Even Donald Trump knows that it’s all about bling…His Park Avenue line of mirrored night stands are FABULOUS!!!

Now get to blingin!

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Barking Hound Village…Sneak Peek!

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I am so excited about this project that I thought I would share a sneak peak picture. The new Barking Hound Village location is set to open in a few weeks…June 1st to be exact!  This is going to be the fanciest doggy daycare and boarding facility in the Dallas area and I can’t wait to share the final results in a few weeks.   With a chic boutique hotel ambiance, your pooch will think they have gone away for a resort vacation even if its just for the day.  Think W Hotel for your four legged friend!  We have managed to take an old dated 1980’s building once used as a steak house and turn it into the Owner’s vision for a modern doggy daycare.   Lisa and Jeremy Jones are dedicated to providing the best experience for your four-legged friend!  They have created a safe, and comfortable place for your dog  to have a “home away from home”.   The plan is  that every puppy will have plenty of space to frolic around during their multiple play groups and then relax while taking a  nap in one of BHV’s white picket fence kennels!  I will post more details soon…in the meantime check out their website and open house on April 18Th!


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