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Brick, Leather, Wicker & a Lake

A living room with lots of leather furniture and dark brick gets a makeover by rearranging, and shopping the rest of the house. Amazing view of a recreational lake!

It's Our Two-Year Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary Dress Your Digs! What have we done in the last two years?

Greetings From the Foyer

A foyer gets a redesign! In this particular home the foyer is a long, rather wide hallway. . .

Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall - Now!

A master bedroom redesign - mirror is removed from attached dresser for a fresh new look, and a china cabinet moved to the bedroom!
Another Master Bedroom to share with you.  Trish and I here at Dress Your Digs really love Master redesigns, because for most folks, their bedroom is the most neglected room in th…

Good Day Sunshine!

A sunroom makes a function change (oh yes, the sun remains the same...) from sitting area to quilting space. Still a great place for a cup of coffee or a glass of wine!
It’s a sunroom! (The last time I wrote a post about a sunroom, I used the title to another Beatles song, right here.   Something about Beatles songs and sunrooms, I don’t know…)…

Antiques - Yes! Museum - No!

She loves antiques, but likes them mixed with newer things. A redesign of a living room, using the things she already owns.
“I like antiques, but I do NOT want to live in a museum!” She has a lot of beautiful antique pieces (furnishings and accessories) but likes them mixed in with newer items. She…

Teaser: Befores

Someone is soon to have an Ultimate Digs (4 rooms) Redesign/Makeover, and these are the "before" pics. We'll use the things they already have!
Country roads, rolling hills,  a perfect sunny, autumn morning.  The drive to this client’s home was beautiful!  Of course we love all of our consultations, because we love di…


Master Bedroom makeover - using frames to balance uncentered window.

Will She, or Won't She? (Paint, That Is)

Consultation with a client planning a makeover - using the things she already has - and she is considering painting before the makeover.
Last night, Trish and I had a consultation with a client who is having us do a “Dream Digs” on three rooms of her main floor spaces:  Living, Room, Dining Room, and Foyer.  The th…

Sometimes It's Just Fun to Change Things Up!

She would like to add some fun elements, and have a different look in this redesign of a living and dining spaces - using the things she already owns!
Trish & I were off to consult with a client planning to have us do a Dream Digs Makeover.  We were to do her living and dining areas, which were in an L-shape. It is always fu…

He Side/She Side

He likes a clean, unclutter area - with empty dresser tops - she likes a cozy, surround- me- with -pictures- and things- I- love feeling. And they want a Master Bedroom Redesign!
It seems Trish and I have been doing lots of bedroom makeovers lately.  With everyone’s hectic schedules and ultra-busy lives, we are all realizing that a calm, relaxing bedroom c…

A Pulled-Together Look

No floating furniture! This is the client's request. A living room redesign, keeping this in mind.
Nice, big Living Room shake up! Here’s the deal: - Chippendale Sofa - Piano - Highboy turned armoire - Some side tables - A pair of wing-backs (no, make that two pai…

Family-Friendly Family Room

An already super family room becomes more functional! Furniture pulled in for good conversations, game table set up by board games, incredible family photo wall collage.

Making a Grand Entry

A lovely foyer gets a welcoming redesign, with an upholstered chair adding softness to the space.

Repurposing Adds Living Space

Repurposing an unused formal dining space as a family computer area, and repurposing an unused living room as a formal dining space has made sense for this family!

Be Our Guest

An extra bedroom is transformed into a comfy guest room and a space for family members to stop in for some quiet time — when there are no guests.
Recently, Trish and returned to a client’s  home to set up a guest room.  This upstairs bedroom had been previously used as one of their children’s bedroom, but the family did som…

Bonus Room Indeed!

A bonus room over the garage becomes a space to exercise, scrapbook, and relax.
Last week,  Trish and I returned to the home of some previous clients. We had Dressed Their Main Floor Digs last year.  This time around, we worked on two rooms on the second floo…

Unusual Shopping Items

What? A table top used as wall art? A living/dining/kitchen makeover, using the client's existing items.
While Trish and I  were working on a living room/dining room job recently, we found some items while we were “shopping” in the client’s family room that really made the living/din…

The Living Room of Many Hats

A living room needs to function as a home office, seating, and piano playing.
The living room of Anne and Allen wears many hats, one might say:   It is the space that visitors are first welcomed into, thus needs to    look “nice” with the usual livi…

It's All My Stuff! - Rearranged

A makeover of living, dining, and foyer - using existing furniture and accessories.
We’re  back at Fran’s and Tim’s (remember them?) This is how the room looked before: (below) A couple of things to note:  See the  tall TV cabinet between  the two windows?…

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