Inspiration

Drew from the client’s wishes for “simple elegance”. I observed the home’s interior, furnishings and pieces to gain a sense of the client’s style. Then I worked to match the design to the client.

Favorite Element

Rose garden, rear terrace, fountain, art pieces and accessories.

Biggest Challenge

Fountain – Project was 98% complete when client purchased a 9’ tall fountain & had it delivered. Being a piece that could not just be dropped in anywhere, we modified the rear patio and integrated it into the design.

Fond Memory

Client insisted on hosting my family to a fabulous homecooked feast. There was so muchfood that even after everyone was done eating you could hardly tell we touched it! Gracious hosts and great people!

Proudest Accomplishment

Being able to achieve complete confidence from client in both design and construction, ultimately producing a fantastic finished product.

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Live the Dream
A custom pergola wraps the new bluestone patio around a handsome red brick fireplace creating an entertaining hub. Custom LED lighting, speakers and a monitor connection above the mantel transforms the new terrace for game day.
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Views of Blue
This Racine family wanted to take advantage of their Lake Michigan views from new living areas outdoors.
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Bespoke Pergola
The client was looking for something tailor made for their yard.  Something that would be a reflection of their style.  This project and its custom designed pergola was the perfect solution.
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A Shady Spot by The Lake
Wonderful views would invite hours of relaxation by the water, but the harsh Southern exposure would require a new shade structure.