Friday, September 23, 2016

Really Beautiful Homes - #5

Some people are just born organized.  I have a lot of friends like that, whose homes look photo-ready any day of the week and any time of day.
That's the kind of person you want to buy your house from, because you know it has been so well maintained.
This is a picture of a house for sale in Leesburg.  It is really lovely inside, with a great floorplan and everything looks new, which is close to the truth, because the house is only 4 years old. You really have to see the master bedroom closet to appreciate how peaceful such organization can make you feel.
The 2-story stone fireplace in the family room was awesome, but I think the backyard is the real showstopper.  The owners hadn't seemed to touch that space but this extra-large open space is waiting for some creative person to put their mark on it.  I pictured a deck and a patio with an outdoor fireplace to sit beside to take in the gorgeous sunset views.
There is no open house planned for this home so you'll need to contact the realtor, Chrissie Goodrum, to see it.  Hurry, though, as they just lowered the price......
Here's the listing:

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

A Kitchen Valance

Seems we are seeing fewer and fewer valances these days.
I love a good valance that preserves your view and gives you the opportunity to introduce color and rhythm to a space.
Following are some terribly dark photos of a valance we did in a kitchen - actually three valances.  We had to match the proportion on the two side windows that flanked a large double door.  The cute ball fringe kept it from being too formal.
The inspiration for this valance was found on Pinterest!