This is probably one of my all time favorite granites- New Azul Aran! There are stunning veins of clear and taupe colored quartz and tons of mica for a spark-tacular rich pallette in the kitchen. It’s a gorgeous neutral stone that also has these wonderful deep pools of stealy blue that adds just the right amount… Continue reading McDowell Mtn Ranch, cont.
Last week, I went down to the granite fabricators to decide exactly where they were going to cut the stone- oh such power! This is one of my favorite things to do on specialty stones like this New Azul Aran. There are huge chunks of crystal and mineral deposits that you really don’t want the… Continue reading McDowell Mtn Ranch- Behind the Scenes
Cabinet bases have been installed, but they’re never very exciting to look at until the pretty parts come in. DESIGN TIP: If your project has other trades people coming in and your cabinet maker is amenable, leave the doors until last. This way they won’t get dinged or scratched by other people. And you get… Continue reading Day 2- McDowell Mtn Ranch
Another kitchen to get a facelift with some new cabinets, countertops, appliances and a backsplash. The client cannot wait to be rid of the awful granite tiles that barely have grout left between them. Yuck! Of course, we’re going to do something much cooler with the tile backsplash using another custom mosaic that I designed.… Continue reading Day 1- McDowell Mtn Ranch