Luck of the Elephant

by Ally Evander, Allied Member ASID Have you ever noticed that when you open your eyes to something, you start to see it everywhere? We recently found a piece of art for a client featuring a painted elephant. The beautiful pastel by artist Kitty Williams is such a happy piece. It led me to do [...]

Look of the Day: Leather Wall Tile

by Ally Evander, Allied Member ASID This week we showed you a powder bath design we did for a client with a stunning feature wall made of custom leather tiles. Unfortunately, it's not built yet, so we can't show you install shots. That's why today's Look of the Day is eye-candy photos of leather wall [...]

According to LiLu: Details Matter!

by Ally Evander, Allied Member ASID Not all designers do construction drawings after the design process is done. We do! Because the details matter. We want to make sure everything is executed as you envision. Here's a look at some construction drawings for a powder bath. That's a lot of detail going into one tiny bathroom, but [...]

Good Fortune to You!

by Ally Evander, Allied Member ASID Wishes of good fortune in your home and in your life on this {the day after} St. Patrick's Day!     Representing the style and interiors design ideas of LiLu Interiors- Minneapolis, MN and Blowing Rock, NC Studios

Let It Go!

by Ally Evander, Allied Member ASID Design/Life Lesson: Let It Go???               Representing the style and interiors design ideas of LiLu Interiors- Minneapolis, MN and Blowing Rock, NC Studios

The Thread

By Ally Evander, Allied Member ASID I have always loved the poem The Way It Is by William Stafford. I have a lovely letterpress print of the poem on my wall at home to remind me to hang on to my "thread." The thread refers to what makes you you; the threads that bind your [...]

Peek at a Project: Drapery Hardware Redux

By Emily Anderson, Allied Member ASID Little changes can make a big difference. Check out this recent LiLu project in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina. This home's lower level needed an update to complement a renovation that was completed on the main level of the house. We painted all of the existing millwork and paneling Benjamin Moore's [...]

Heavenly Hideaway–LiLu’s Look of the Day

By The LiLu Design Team Homeowners Michael and Nancy partnered with LiLu Interiors to remodel their second home from top to bottom. And in the process, a townhouse that hadn't been touched in 20 years has been transformed into the perfect home away from home--a heavenly hideaway in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.