Where Hope Has A Home – Update!

My beautiful niece Selah

Each time I sit to down to write a post I am overwhelmed by all of the things that have happened since I last updated my blog. It’s apparent that I need to devote as much love to the blog as I do to my projects because it’s an awesome creative outlet that helps me connect with you in a way that my Facebook and Instagram posts cannot.

Having been chosen as a designer for the Where Hope Has a Home Project at the Ronald McDonald House Stanford, has been such a humbling and challenging experience. I am continually in awe of the design talent that has come together to make this very special building a beautiful, safe and comforting place for children and their families.

Building Rendering by CAH Architects

It’s been a whirlwind couple of months working on fine-tuning my room design, meeting the required deadlines and securing sponsors that are helping to make my vision a reality. I am extremely grateful to the following companies who have enthusiastically offered their support through generous contributions to my portion of the project:

  • Build.com (supplying all the beautiful lighting in the room)
  • Coyuchi (supplying all of the luxurious organic bedding, pillows, and towels for the room)
  • Crossville (supplying the stunning shower tile)
  • Houzz (donated a gift card so that I could purchase furnishings and accessories for the room)
  • Land of Nod (donating wonderful storage and furniture for the littlest members of the family)
  • Loloi Rugs (supplying my fantastic rug for the room)
  • Kohler (supplying the chic fixtures, sink and hardware for the bathroom)
  • Shane Evans Fine Woodworking (supplying an inlaid mirror and custom-built vanity for the bathroom)
  • Timorous Beasties (supplying a fantastical and whimsical wall covering for one of the walls in the room)

Knowing what sort of feeling I want my room to have and how important it is that everything in the space provides a sense of comfort, beauty, and warmth, I approached companies that I personally admire and that align with that line of thinking. Each believes that attention to detail and quality craftsmanship contribute to a more lovely interior environment and each have company values and practices that enrich the lives of so many.

Garden Clover

There is a lot left to do and on top of completing client projects it’s shaping up to be a busy summer but I look forward to keeping you updated on the status of this project as well as what I’ve been up to in the wild world of interior design!

All my best,


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