The Estate of Things

All I Want for Christmas

by Betsy Moyer on December 18, 2014, no comments

AlI I want for Christmas are these totally reasonable things. What’s on your list?

all i want for christmasThat dude looks like so much fun, I can barely breathe.

New House New RiverSome River Front Relaxation in 2015 will be perfect, hopefully we’ll settle up on the New River in NC.

Which leads me to some hangtime with this Bae.
Betsy and Sarah

Also…
Vaulted CeilingsI’ll take some vaulted ceilings in my stocking, pretty please!

And while you’re loading up the sled, please don’t forget my vintage camper & epic tree combo!Vintage Shasta Camper Dreaming

 

Pendant Lighting for An Office Entry

by Sarah on December 15, 2014, one comment

I’m working on a little office upgrade. It’s a quaint little commercial space in downtown Southern Pines, NC and it needs a little TLC. We’ll give it some paint, upgrade the bathrooms, repair and re-coat the maple hardwoods and it will be open for biz.

The entries to the office spaces have these cathedral ceilings with little false dormers that allow more natural light in to the space. Right now, these shiny brass 80s chandeliers are hanging.

Penn office before

To modernize the space and give a different first impression when you enter, we’ll install one of these,

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Cloth and Kind

by Sarah on December 8, 2014, 2 comments

A design firm to keep an eye on is Cloth and Kind. I highly recommend you take a spin through their entire portfolio, I think you’ll find it pretty darn inspirational. There are some killer moments in their work and sometimes, as a generally over-stimulated person cruising the internet like me, I find that killer moments in ID portfolios don’t come everyday. It’s collected, inviting, livable and really smart. These are some of my favorite images,

In case you want to know who that lady is with the eyeshadow–that’s a Leigh Viner print.

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Mi Favorito

by Sarah on December 4, 2014, 2 comments

I think about a mixture of these things,

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big beautiful pictures of my children,

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blue wainscoting,

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gallery walls and vintage leather chairs,

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modern cabins,

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think about bathing and getting ready in this bathroom every morning, what a freakin’ treat,

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Richard Brocken, portrait VI

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Those lower cabinets and patterned tile,

Tom Scheerer kitchen

how I need to finish my Craigslist sideboard,

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herringbone floors, brick, marble, ceramic who cares–I like it all

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cozy, simple guest room

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Barbara Bestor everything–for Betsy because she and Heffe will buy a dump on a beautiful lot with maybe a view of the Pacific and Ms. Bestor will help them turn it around,

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