The Good Mod – Portland, OR

Thanks to my “Portland Style Scouts” Kevin and Jenny for helping me find The Good Mod. The Good Mod is a very charming 11,000 sq.ft. Read More »

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Ace Room 302 – Portland OR.

Recently my husband Cory was booked for a weekend at Harvey’s Comedy Club in Portland and we got the chance to stay at the Ace Hotel (thank you TravelZoo.com). I have written about The Ace in Portland before, but I had never seen the rooms so I am a really excited to share Read More »

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My Studio! – (near) Seattle, WA

Tonight I am sharing something a little different with you… my very own swanky place! A couple of years ago as my interior design business Read More »

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The Ace Hotel – Portland, OR

You may have noticed that I tend to LOVE anything designed by the Ace Group from my previous posts about the Ace Seattle, the Ace Palm Read More »

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Drive by Modernism- Palm Springs CA

While in Palm Springs we spent a couple days driving through some beautiful historic neighborhoods like “The Movie Colony”, “The Racquet Club Estates”, “Indian Canyons”, and “Vista Las Palmas” in search of mid century architecture. Read More »

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The Ace Hotel – Palm Springs, CA

Here are a bunch more pictures of The Ace Hotel in Palm Springs. Wish I was poolside again! If you missed my write up on the Read More »

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The Neon Museum – Las Vegas, NV

I found the coolest thing in Las Vegas! My husband had the honor of opening for Louie Anderson in Las Vegas again the other night. In conversation, Louie mentioned “the sign bone yard“. Although we knew that it was not open on Sundays, we drove around the not-so-tourist-friendly streets of north downtown looking for the place where relics of old vegas go to rest in peace. We knew we found it when we rounded the corner and saw a small swarm of hipster kids with cameras standing on fire hydrants and peering Read More »

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The House of Tomorrow – Palm Springs, CA

I first saw the “House of Tomorrow” in a super cute video by Rue Magazine called “Marshmallow World“. I loved the mid-century Christmas themed video and I loved the house that was featured in it. I did a little looking and found out that this beautiful piece of mid-century modernism was built by the famous Alexander Company and is also known as The Elvis Honeymoon House. The Read More »

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The Pearl Hotel – San Diego, CA

Hi all. It has been a super busy holiday season over at Aubrey Design. We just finished our busiest year by far with 40 total remodel projects. 2010 was a little nuts to say the least. At home we had a fantastic Christmas and New Years with our Read More »

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Great Stuff – Georgetown, Seattle

Today’s post is focused on a little gem of a store called Great Stuff. Great Stuff is a colorful, eclectic collection of personality-packed items, hand-picked from locations all over the country by owner Kirk Albert. Kirk’s one-of-a-kind treasures are often utilitarian items with industrial grit turned into large scale art Read More »

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Architectural Salvage – San Diego, CA

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SOLD – raffiaware pitcher

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This little raffia ware pitcher was plucked from my Grandma’s garage sale and a life of mediocrity. It’s now on it’s way to a loving home in Massachusetts. If you would like to rescue a mid-century treasure visit my vintage store http://www.etsy.com/shop/blackeyedsuzey

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The W Hotel – Seattle, WA

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The Seattle Library – Seattle, WA

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The Gerald – Ballard, Seattle, WA

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Visited The Gerald in Ballard last night with my Mom and had this drink named for Don Draper… Was hoping if I ordered it he might show up… But no luck :) … Home to watch OnDemand episodes of Mad Men.

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New Items in my Etsy Store

Head over to my Etsy Store to check out these new vintage treasures!

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Lowell River Park – Everett, WA

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Who knew Everett could be this pretty?

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mukilteo beach – mukilteo, WA


Here’s what I saw at Mukilteo beach today.

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my favorite things

Just some of the things around my house that make me happy. The framed artwork is actually one of my Grandmother’s dish towels from the 60′s.

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Had a great time at Loo Belle’s frozen yogurt shop in Everett making valentines. The girls joked that I was a one woman valentine making sweat shop. Here is what I made.

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Amy and Owen’s Kitchen and Bath

Above are the before and after pictures for a very cute little remodel of a mid-century rambler. Below are some of the materials we chose. Read More »

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beyond before and after

The technical side of residential design… Read More »

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from modern family to modern prints

Did anyone else watch tonight’s episode of Modern Family? I was possessed by the colors on Haley’s shirt. So much so that I had to pause the Read More »

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Track Transformation

I get asked all the time to help remodel the bathrooms of 1990′s track homes. This is one of my very favorite 90′s track transformations. The Read More »

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new poster

Spent part of today working on this tree poster that’s been floating around in my head for a week. Here are some of the process sketches and Read More »

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Just a nutella out of the jar kinda day

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