Sneak Peek at the Bellarmine Show House

Today’s Woman got a sneak peek at this beautiful decorated home in the Highlands — we just had the chance to see two of the finished rooms, but you can see them all starting tomorrow!Sept 10-28: You have two weeks to get inspired at the Bellarmine Show HouseBenefits: Bellarmine University Student Financial Aid.The Sunroom Sunroom designed by Carriage House Interiors and the mural painted by Sandy Kimura is one of the many rooms you can see at the 42nd Bellarmine Show House. Photos by Melissa Donald. Private Study Private Study on the second floor was designed by J. Waddell [...]

By |2016-09-09T19:00:00-04:00September 9, 2016|Home Decor|

Inside the Art Deco Home

By Anna Oldham and Melissa Donald The couple's living room embodies all of the art deco elements. Photos by Melissa Donald  We focused on the outside of Tish and Stephen Geftos house last month — read it here.But while we were there, our photographer paused to take a few inside shots of their art deco home remodel. “Together, we have a pretty good knack for ignoring bad decor and seeing the potential of a house,” Stephen says.These Art deco style coasters, authentic cigarette case, dog figurines and other home accessories are a nice finishing touch. The [...]

By |2016-08-23T08:00:00-04:00August 23, 2016|Home Decor|

Re-doing a Scrappy Backyard

This couple had a vision and worked to make it happen.By Anna Patterson Photos by Melissa Donald Two words: Art Deco.This style of the 1920s and ‘30s is characterized by bold geometric shapes and strong colors. (Think of the design patterns in the movie The Great Gatsby.)This was the vision Tish Geftos and her husband, Stephen, had when they moved into their Highlands home four years ago. From day one, they have poured their heart and soul into making it their own. “Together, we have a pretty good knack for ignoring bad decor and seeing the [...]

By |2016-07-09T08:30:00-04:00July 9, 2016|Home Decor|

Making a Beautiful Home

By Torie TemplePhotos by Torie Temple In a neighborhood filled with traditional homes sits a 3,000-square-foot contemporary gem polished by owner and architect Ana Nouri. A few years after relocating from Argentina to Louisville, Ana married and moved into the home her husband had built in the ‘80s.With a baby on the way, Ana didn’t waste any time applying her architectural expertise to transform the dark, one-story home into a two-story abode saturated with natural light.“We took out the hallway and opened up the first floor,” Ana says. “Then we added floor-to-ceiling windows in the [...]

By |2016-03-27T08:30:00-04:00March 27, 2016|Home Decor|

Making a Beautiful Home

By Torie Temple Photos by Melissa Donald  Nestled among the busy streets of the Highlands neighborhood stands a turn-of-the-century shotgun house with redefined spaces and eclectic inner workings that comfortably blends in with its surroundings. Living under its 12-foot ceilings is Holly Gregor, former writer on interior design turned full-time designer. “When I moved, I knew I wanted a completely different living experience than my last house,” Holly says. “So when my oldest graduated from high school, I wanted to downsize and find that new living experience. The Highlands was the perfect solution. It’s a [...]

By |2016-03-22T08:30:00-04:00March 22, 2016|Home Decor|

A Hostess Cave

By Anna Patterson The Bauers' basement is a comfortable space where they can entertain guests or relax with the family.Photos by Anna Patterson The front door opens. Suddenly I am enveloped in warmth and a sweet aroma from inside – a stark contrast to the bitter outdoor cold. I shake the snow off my boots, careful not to sprinkle the freshly swept floor. The house is large with a spacious open floor plan, yet it has a cozy, inviting atmosphere.I take a seat at the kitchen island. Almost immediately, a piping hot mug of peppermint [...]

By |2016-03-19T08:30:00-04:00March 19, 2016|Home Decor|
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