Monday, February 7, 2011

Finding a New Favorite!!

First I fell in love with a room, then after going to the designers website I fell in love with the designer's work.

I was amazed that there was not one project that she designed that I did not feel was spot-on!!

There were some that were a bit dark for me or maybe not my own personal color choice, but the designs were impeccable.

Her use of color, symmetry, and just her fresh take on traditional design was right up my alley.

This is one designer that I would not be afraid to turn over my own home too. Coming from me that is a huge deal.(Okay I have a few control issues!)

The designer I am so enamoured with is Elizabeth Dinkel. In some of my researching for other post I ran upon her rooms more than once and was taken aback at how much I loved them.

I would like to share some of her wonderful work on my blog today. To see it all be sure and visit her web-site. You will truly enjoy your visit there, I promise!!

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No question why I love this so much!! Black and white diamond floor and just look at the gorgeous wallpaper in the dining room. I love this sooooo much!!

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Perfect in every way.

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Love the striped X bench at the end of the twin beds. The brightly campaign chest is just the right pop for the room. Did you notice the adorable giraffe wall lights?

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The flame stitch wallpaper is so classic.

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I really like the arched top treatment over the roman shade.

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Timeless for a boys room.

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I loved this image and did not realize it was done by Elizabeth Dinkel. I had it in my files because of the wallpaper.

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So elegant!

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Her use of cameo pink is just beautiful.

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The beautiful tile back splash gives this kitchen such a soft look.

I hope you have enjoy Elizabeth Dinkel’s work as much as I have.
To see more of her work go to her website HERE!!

“Enjoy the Process” Of:

Finding a designer that is new to you and falling in love with their work.



quintessence said...

Kathysue - great pick!! I love her work as well. I haven't visited her site for a while so this is the impetus to head on over there after I write this. And so funny - am considering either this Cowtan and Tout Bamboo or the Baldwin Bamboo wallpaper for my powder room off the family room!

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

How beautiful, Kathysue! It looks like you! Even the faucet in the kitchen is in the middle! lol And your signature colors, too, are everywhere! Happy week!...hugs...Debbie

Mr. Goodwill Hunting said...

I really want to stencil a wall now. I wonder if my landlord will mind?

Mr. Goodwill Hunting

laxsupermom said...

Beautiful rooms! She has such a great eye. I love her print choices in both the fabrics and the wallpapers. Thanks for sharing.

Karen@StrictlySimpleStyle said...

So pretty, I'll have to check out her site.

Acanthus and Acorn said...

Her work is just so wonderful, I especially love the bathrooms. Oh, and the green wallpapers!

La Vie Quotidienne said...

Very pretty and very reminicent of what you have done in your home ~ all lovely.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

This does look just like you. No wonder you liked it all so much. Hugs, Marty

Tote said...

Good find Kathysue. She does beautiful work. I really enjoyed the pictures and ideas. Loved the kitchen.

Muffy said...

She does beautiful work & it definitely looks like your style! The entryway is my favorite, but I really like what she did with the maps as wallpaper in the boys room! I will have to file that one away.

Party Resources said...

I love the paper in the guest bath and the kitchen - stunning! Happy Monday!

vignette design said...

I too fell in love with her work. Love that green with the checkered floor. So wonderful! said...

I love every single image, too. Seriously. Gorgeous work. But I have to say, how much space does one really need in a bathroom? The cameo pink one could fit 2 sofas :) Thanks for sharing this, what a great dream!

The Buzz said...

I, too, would turn my entire house over to Elizabeth - love her pops of color and use of pattern!

Casa Bella said...

I love that outdoor room! Also, I love the feeling of openness in all those rooms.

Sally@DivineDistractions said...

Lovely work! I can see why you like have very similar styles. I think you need that wallpaper in your entry! Wouldn't that be beautiful!

Christina @ greige and My Sparrow said...

Thanks for stopping by at My Sparrow! I did not know that you were a california girl. Wasn't it wonderful yesterday and today was so nice too!


Mona Thompson said...

Beautiful. I particularly like her window treatments and window seat areas. Very creative.

Simple Dwellings said...

Wow- amazing interior spaces! I love those kitchens- white cabinets are my favorite! Thanks so much for following simple dwellings! I'm so happy to have found your blog!

Marcus Design said...

Wow, her work is pretty amazing! Thanks for sharing this with us, I too LOVE that wallpaper in the first room as well.
Nancy xo

Uncovered Ruby said...

I have to agree with you, that wallpaper in the dining room is so fresh and airy yet inviting, I love it! And I also really enjoyed your pics from the playroom post, I've wanted to do some bookcases surrounding my kids' bedroom windows for quite some time, with a window seat underneath. It's just so inviting and traditional looking. You've always got great ideas!! Lisa ;-)

Things That Inspire said...

I love her work, and had heard her name, but there were definitely a few images that I have posted on my blog not knowing that they are hers. Her style is fresh - traditional with a twist - and she is not afraid to take chances, which I love.

Blooming Rose Musings said...

I love her work. I especially love all the green wallpapers and the black and white diamond floor. Wonderful. Thank you, Kathysue!

Susie @ Maddie's Nest said...

I love her work as well. One of the window seats you have above is from a bedroom she did for a showhouse. This room was what convinced me I want grasscloth in my master bedroom. Love that kitchen too....the pop of yellow makes me smile!

Janell @ Isabella and Max said...

I am crazy about her work, would let her work on my house any day of the week...and I'd even leave.


You are right...she had so much talent!!!!