Complimentary Components

This kitchen is a great example of how one can truly put together a great kitchen with IKEA pieces IF it is properly paired with items from other brands.
This kitchen boasts IKEA cabinets, Thermador appliances and Rocky Mountain Hardware.


The hardware definitely MAKES the kitchen.
Here's a snapshot of the kitchen before the renovation!

A great, neutral nursery

Love everything about this nursery  -  How mature. How relaxing.
Please check out this blog to see the designer's full details on the process of putting together this nursery.

Glamorous Gold

Glamorous gold brings elegance and regal qualities to your bedroom .


This woman and her entire get-up is spot on as well . . .
Gold bedding accents
Don't be afraid to mix gold pieces with your mustard accents!

Anniversary Dinner

At our last anniversary dinner, Alex took me to Atlanta's Barcelona.

I was so pleased with the environment from the moment we pulled up -- Tight, boxy, wooden planters and an awesome patio.

Then we walked in to find the rustic industrial restaurant to find it boasting with white subway tile and black grout, minimal fixtures everywhere and a real sense of casual elegance.

So, not to my surprise, I see Desire to Inspire devoted a posting to them. The below images were taken from that posting.