dining room

Dining room: drapes and artwork

A little over a year ago, we decided to follow an interior designer’s plan for our space. We knocked down walls and tore out carpet, then installed a new bamboo floor, got new crown molding in the living room, and painted everything. We most recently spent over a month looking…

Lighting

Mr. GAIN spent his high school years in his family’s lamp and antique shop, so we’re kind of picky about lighting. We have to customize everything (it’s in his blood to compulsively touch everything instead of leaving it as it was). After a few failed attempts to find a mutually acceptable chandelier, I bought…

Paint paint paint

The last touches to our house include new interior doors. Our coat closet door, powder room door, and bifold doors for the laundry area will all match. This is how the closet and laundry doors used to look — And here I am sanding the new door. Oil-based primer is really not…