It takes an architect to walk through a 100-year-old house marked for teardown and say, “This is perfect!” That’s just what Melody Emerick and her husband Brian did when they found the abandoned Oregon beach cottage they decided to turn into a weekend getaway.
Writer and blogger Jody Brettkelly has four kids, so when it comes to designing with tough materials, she’s an expert. She shared the three most important tips she learned while remodeling her Oakland home, plus her top six near-invincible fabrics, floors, and stone.
Designers and architects are just as addicted to Instagram as we are. I browse their feeds daily for design inspiration. And starting this week, I’ll bring you my favorites every Wednesday. Consider it a “happy hump day!” from me to you.