Looking Back at 2011

January 20, 2012 at 5:30 AM 9 comments

Before leaving for Mexico for the holidays, I put together a post looking back at last year.  But, I never set up a time to post it and now it’s been sitting in my drafts.  I figure since I took the time to look back, I might as well share this post.  So here we go – mid January – a look back at 2011.

January:

Inspired by the colorful photos of my clients trips to Africa and Mexico, I designed a colorful, playful guest room that also doubles as a kid’s playroom.

February:

Inspired by the birthday gift of a surfboard for my husband, I decorated a tablescape for his party that had us all dreaming for warm California days.

March:

Feeling the need to rearrange, I showed you all the different seating options I had for our dining room table.

April:

The April showers brought on the need for change and I went for a drastic haircut, complete with new bangs.

May:

Inspired by the dreamy east coast Atlantic homes, I created a little oasis for my clients to hang in their light filled family room.

June:

Graham and I headed out for the adventure of a lifetime, fishing in Alaska.

July:

In July, picture popped up in my inbox from an e-design I worked on.  I’ve got to make it out to Nashville to see the room in person!

August:

The end of August brought about moving time.  Graham and I moved into our new digs which we are thankful for every day.

September:

One of my largest projects of 2011, Bumble Play Cafe, opened to the public.  It is now a bustling happy place that you must visit!

October:

I shared with you some peaks into my world of staging as I worked for a design idol of my: Ken Fulk.

November:

November brought along a treasure hunt which resulted in these two creepy yet cherished “Victorian Visitors” residing in our home.

December:

This month I gave a little tiny sneak peak into one of the many projects I’m working on with some made over Craigslist chairs.

January has been full steam ahead for me.  I had the orthodontist office installation and I’ve brought on three more clients.  I have been amazed by the generosity and support from all of my clients and I absolutely love working for each one of them.  I’m very interested to see what the “Looking Back at 2012” post will look like.  Until then, on with the work.

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9 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Aimee  |  January 20, 2012 at 9:23 AM

    What a great year! I hope 2012 brings you everything you’re dreaming of. Xx

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  • 2. dmm  |  January 20, 2012 at 9:24 AM

    Kate, love the re-cap; I’ve been following your blog for about a year and can’t imagine not seeing what your creative, fabulous design sense comes up w/ next. . . massive appreciation for sharing. dmm

    Reply
  • 3. Jaclyn  |  January 20, 2012 at 9:43 AM

    What a year! It was so fun witnessing your projects and advancement in your career! So happy (and jealous) for you! Cheers to 2012.

    Miss you!

    Reply
  • 4. Katy  |  January 20, 2012 at 10:55 AM

    How nice to see all of that! Especially in the doldrums of late January. Great work, so very impressed by you daily!

    Reply
  • 5. Cameron  |  January 20, 2012 at 11:51 AM

    Very impressive year. All of your work is so uplifting. Looking forward to 2012. Love and look forward to your updates!

    Reply
  • 6. Glynnis  |  January 20, 2012 at 12:24 PM

    It was a good year Kate.

    Reply
  • 7. The Vintique Object  |  January 20, 2012 at 3:39 PM

    Hi Kate, I continue to be so impressed with your work. It was fun to get a look back since I didn’t discover your blog until this summer. I still really want to take my girls to Bumble Play Cafe!!
    Camille

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  • 8. Lauren Stradford  |  January 20, 2012 at 4:48 PM

    What a great recap Kate!! It’s fun to revisit all you you have accomplished. Can’t wait to see everything in store for 2012!!

    Reply
  • 9. Nat  |  January 22, 2012 at 1:37 PM

    It looks like 2011 was a great year!! Here’s to an even better 2012!

    Reply

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