The Sunday Spy 3.3.19

Stephan Martinache-black-entry-door-vintage-area-rug-crystal-statement-chandelier

We Spy With Our Designer Eye

Each  Sunday we share a design that caught our eye and we took some time to savor.  A design that caught our eye and made us stop and enjoy, like this one shared by Stephan Martinache.  At first glance our mind immediately thinks “what a grand entry”!  With a closer look, we see good interior design makes us look past what we might conceive as imperfections. Read more…

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Do You Have A Wabi-Sabi Kitchen?

The Perfectly Imperfect Kitchen

Ikea Small Kitchen with Lots of Open Shelving

Kitchen projects are some of the most popular for everyone.  We all want our kitchens to be the best they can be.  It does not matter if you are a weekend DIYer, or have a full contracting crew to help you create the kitchen of your dreams….you will most likely have to deal with an element that is not quite “perfect”.
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Oh Holy Kitchen

Going To The Chapel And I’m Going To…Cook Dinner!

Converted Church To A Home Design by Jenn Hannotte    Photos by Lauren Kolyn

Mr. LBD has wanted to convert a church into our home on several occasions.  He has even seriously looked at two I can remember that were vast caverns of space complete with enough Sunday school rooms to be a hotel.  Except for picturing the baptismal tank as the most wonderful home spa, I just couldn’t warm up to the idea.  (pun intended)  In addition, I have memories of serving a hundred hungry men “prayer pancake breakfast” far to often in a dark church kitchen to imagine a kitchen like that as our own.

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Does Your Home Have A Blemish Or Two?



If not…maybe you need to talk with us.

A messy bed with all white linens, and art on what askew. via pinterest

The beds didn’t get made before the day took off.  Artwork is askew, that is if that last vacation shot is even framed and hung.  Photos are fuzzy and work lurks unfinished on our desks.  The wood floor has a life’s worth of scratches.  The bath is no where close to the spa retreat we crave and we still have to clean the renovated kitchen.  Sound like somewhere you know?

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