Affordable, Architecture, Color Design, Interior Design, renovation

Develop Your Design Eye

In this post, I share three guidelines that professional Interior Designers use to create beautiful spaces. You will learn how function gets you started, then move on to creating the right mood, and finally how to create beautiful spaces that are harmonious. If you have found lots of inspiration in Interior Design Magazines and websites,… Continue reading Develop Your Design Eye

Architecture, Interior Design, New Home Build

Inspiration for our Mountain Modern Design

I find websites like Pinterest and Houzz provide wonderful inspiration ideas for our Northwest Montana home. The two-story ceiling in the living and dining will make for a dramatic Swan Range mountain view. The fireplace and TV wall, as well as the window seat will make the living spaces cozy. Our design calls for a… Continue reading Inspiration for our Mountain Modern Design

Architecture, Interior Design, New Home Build

A Bump in the Road Makes the Design Better

Our Montana Mountain Modern Design On our last visit to Montana, we realized that the house would need a second story to fit on our preferred build site. Our home plans have changed many times, including nixing a basement and most recently, a single-story design. I love my hubby, so spending time together, talking about… Continue reading A Bump in the Road Makes the Design Better

Architecture, Interior Design, Kitchen Layout, New Home Build

Mountain Modern Design

In this post, you can check out the progress we've made on SketchUp. We've made some major changes-Designed a Single-Level Floor Plan, Moved the Master Retreat and Added Special Places In Between. We still have a lot of work to do, but we are truly enjoying this process and look forward to working with our… Continue reading Mountain Modern Design

Architecture, Interior Design, New Home Build

One Step Closer to the Dream

We just had a local company open up our Swan Range views to the North Jim and I have been working hard on our Mountain Modern house design via SketchUp. While we're making real progress on the computer, I wanted to show you some actual progress we've made at the build site. As you can… Continue reading One Step Closer to the Dream

Architecture, Interior Design, New Home Build

Our Piece of Montana

We're heading back to Montana this summer. In addition to exploring wild places, we'll also be spending some time on our property. The home site has awesome views of the Swan Mountains. Look at those beautiful trees, which include Larch. These special pines turn a beautiful gold in the fall and is the only pine… Continue reading Our Piece of Montana

New Home Build

Finding Our Paradise

  Joyfully grateful. That's how I felt when we purchased our property in Northwest Montana. We spent the last ten years visiting, dreaming, saving, and searching Zillow for a Montana treasure of our very own. I wasn't always enamored with wild places. I grew up in South Florida, spent my youth at the beach and… Continue reading Finding Our Paradise