OUR CUSTOMER STORIES #3
January 16, 2019
We are super excited to share our new finding - the Instagram account of our lovely customer Julia.
And she is a coloristic and interior genius, her colors are amazing and textures are just right. We’ve had to take some lessons of her photos and sharing a gorgeous stylish old Colonial style renovation of a farmhouse.
Our linen bedding customer Julia, - she is from Minnesota, started this spring-2018 they took on a renovation of 1930s Dutch Colonial in Minneapolis.
They extended the kitchen, added a powder room, a little eat-in kitchen space/mudroom, and a screened porch. Here are some lessons that we have taken from Julia for this year interior goals
FIND A RIGHT PEOPLE
For this reno, Julia worked with an amazing architect ( hi @andymcampbell) and a forgiving builder (@redebubuilders) who allowed her to have full design control - this is my first big project and there were more than a few mistakes made, but a whole lot more lessons learned. I
CREATE SOMETHING WARM
One of my favorite aspects of creating spaces is knowing someone will feel warm and welcome - every day and night (oh those nights!).
“I remember wanting to splurge on the crib but was kindly reminded how time limited a crib really is. So I found an IKEA crib on Craigslist and saved the money for his twin bed — the more permanent element of his room. Here we are - day 1 to day 1,460 - same room, bigger kid
CHOOSE A PAINT TWICE
Look at the chosen paint in a hundred of different circumstances in ten lightings, look at it and imagine - what will you feel if you look at it upset or sick? Will it help you or vice versa?
“This fireplace was one of the first things I painted when we moved in 5 years ago. All it took was a half gallon of paint and an afternoon - I still love it. What smaller projects do you want to take on in 2019? EDIT: fireplace color is Benjamin Moore Mediterranean Olive”