For a family of seven and lots of friends and family to boot, a large kitchen was a necessity at the lakehouse. We started with two side-by-side subzeros to store all the endless food, two dishwashers to clean it all up and a beautiful wolf range with the perfect place to make pancakes. We added a farmhouse sink, kid-friendly bar stools, a reclaimed brick backsplash, beautiful iron sconces from Bevolo and a large island with Cambria Torquay to add the marble flair while keeping things durable….
I’m taking some much needed vacation time and have landed in New Orleans with my boys. 2014 has been an incredible year. I have learned much and am so grateful for all the clients, contractors, builders and vendors I have worked with. You all make my job fun. This week, we plan to enjoy some wonderful food, including beignets at Cafe du Monde followed by a dinner reservation a John Besh’s August. A visit to Oak Alley plantation, a stroll down the Garden District and a quick stop at Bevolo, the amazing maker of custom lanterns will be some of the highlights. Grateful.
As our Long Cove project moves forward, we switched our attention back to accessories. Time for lighting! And nothing is better than Bevolo when it comes to classic, New Orleans style fixtures. Started in the French Quarter in 1945, the company revolutionized the production of gas lamps creating the first original French Quarter Lamp. We chose not only several great sizes in the French Quarter style, but also selected a amazing chandelier and even a French Threshing Board art piece. Here’s a sneak peek…..