Dream House Show House Mood Board

Dream House Show House Mood Board

We are so honored and excited to be participating in the Frederick Designers™ Show House with many talented Frederick designers. It’s a great opportunity for our design team to have fun and create a space from scratch. We first toured the home in February while it was in the midst of updates and upgrades.

Dream House Show House

Once narrow doorways were being opened and arched, the kitchen remodeled, and the third floor loft transformed into a useable space. We immediately fell in love with the charm, character, and potential of the home. Once we were awarded a room, we started looking for inspiration for our space in numerous places. Our recent trip to High Point Market inspired many ideas, and we bought really great pieces for our room. We have spent hours pouring our love and attention into the Show House space! We are so excited to finalize our design and move on to the installation!

If you haven’t heard about the event yet, follow the Frederick Show House page on Facebook for more information. You can stay up-to-date on the progress and catch glimpses of what other designers are creating in their spaces. If you are interested in attending, tours will only last for two weeks. It all starts with a kick off VIP party on June 12th. Tours begin Thursday, June 13th and go through the 23rd. Tickets are available here and will benefit the Weinberg Center of the Arts. We hope to see you there!

 

 

Roxy

Over the winter, my Golden Retriever, Roxy, died of cancer. As with every loss of a family pet, I was heartbroken. I’m telling this story to share the extraordinary way in which my dog food supply company responded to my loss.

Roxy

I had recently begun receiving dog food and supplies from an online company every six weeks. After my dog’s passing, I had to cancel my subscription. This company was very kind when I explained why I no longer needed their services. Not only were they understanding, but they also ended up sending me flowers! I was so surprised that a large company would go this extra mile. Their kindness encouraged me to think about our own small business and the ways we uniquely care for customers. It also made me reflect on the ways we can do more.

Roses

At Dream House, we strive to give a personal touch, be kind, honest, and friendly. This company’s act of kindness was so inspiring to me. Small businesses like ours may not be able to send flowers, but we can aim to write a note of thanks, an email of encouragement, or give a token of appreciation for a job well done.

—Wendy

Wendy Flynn - Dream House

This project started with pretty bare bones: an unfinished basement with much to gain. The vision for the space was a place for both adults and children to entertain and be entertained while keeping it neutral with pops of color.

We started with the finishes: black cabinets were paired with a warm golden granite with flecks of black along with warm wood floors with darker edges. The walls were painted a khaki color to keep it neutral and accentuate the molding detail.

Sophisticated Living Room

The original Living Room space was outdated with it’s old faux sponge painted walls, window treatments, and lack of a cohesive conversation area. The furniture was against the walls and the colors on the walls and of the floors did not compliment each other.

Our starting point was with a floor plan to create the ideal conversation area. As a focal point, we created a built in wall unit and painted the wall behind it dark brown for an extra pop. The wall unit was made with an opening in the middle for a large contemporary picture with great colors. That was the idea that got us going, from this artwork we began to build out the color scheme all while keeping the color of the flooring in mind.

This lovely, renovated farmhouse has an open floor plan with the dining room floating between the kitchen and living areas. The client wanted to keep the dining room in the style of the home, but give it an updated look with new furniture and decor. The space required new paints and fabrics that pulled together a number of elements: the black kitchen cabinets, the colors of the adjacent living areas, and the natural wood finishes around the room.

Dream House Interior Design Frederick

It was easy to be inspired by this charming, renovated farmhouse and its wonderful inhabitants —a busy family with kids, dogs and horses. Dream House’s Wendy Flynn worked her magic to help the owners achieve a lighter, brighter feel with an updated country look that is lovely for entertaining but also withstands all the fun of its smaller, busier family members. She transformed this large, open area into beautiful, comfortable living and family rooms.

This open, stand alone space had the great advantage of allowing a style all it’s own.

We created a very simple and clean modern space with a few different unique pieces.

The TV area has a beautiful wedge shaped sectional that allows everyone to face the television while at the same time being angled towards one another for conversation. Additionally, the back cushions can be raised higher on each individual seat. And for added comfort…down fill!

These clients were ready for a complete transformation of their main level Family Room. With a desire to move away from a traditional aesthetic, we had to keep in mind that this space co-exists with the other rooms that it opens up to. And that for the time being are still traditional.

We started from the bottom up. The rug, though neutral in pattern and color, provided both depth and contrast with the slightly raised, tufted antique, white pattern atop the hooked gray/brown base.