Best of 2017

I’m taking a moment to look back at the year today and sharing my top 10 highlights of 2017!

1. Travel Stories: Amangiri
In January I shared about our trip to Amangiri, in Utah. It was one of my favorite and most inspiring vacations of all time, inspiring one of my bathroom renovations as well as some artwork that I turned into textile patterns.

Click here to see the full story and here to check out my other recent travel stories

2. Modernism Week: Christopher Kennedy Compound
In February I took part in the Modernism Week Show house in Palm Springs by the Christopher Kennedy Compound where I designed one of the guest rooms and got to use my Agate wallpaper for the first time.

(Click here to see the full story and all the sources)

3. DIY posts
DIY posts are always some of my favorites and when I made this wall hanging for our bedroom you guys loved it as well! A couple other DIY faves were the HEADBOARD I made in the A-frame and the CREDENZA I made in our studio.

(Click here to see the full story and all the sources)

4. Nursery & Master Bedroom Reveal: Max & Margaux WangerOne project I loved was the master bedroom/nursery makeover for Max & Margaux Wanger. They, similarly to what I just went through, have a small two bedroom house and had their second baby on the way so they hired me to help them utilize their master bedroom space to welcome their new babe.

(Click here to see the full story and all the sources.)

5. Trullbrook Residence: Kitchen RevealI have so much more to share on the Trullbrook Residence project in 2018 but I couldn’t wait share the kitchen.

(Click here to see the full story)

6. Bri Emery: Patio & Dining Room RevealThis year we revealed the patio design I did for Bri Emery of Design Love Fest. I shared my dreamy staycation inspiration HERE and the full reveal HERE.

(Click here to see the patio full story and all the sources)

Next I made my way into the house, started on her kitchen, and finished the dining room. I love how this dining space turned out.

(Click here to see the dining room full story and all the sources)

7. Sunset Magazine Cover Story!
This summer we finished the majority of the A-frame renovations (more reveals to come) and I furnished it just in time for a shoot with Sunset Magazine and we landed on the cover of the September issue!

Click here to see the before and after of the living room
Click here
to see the before and after of the outdoor space
Click here to see the before and after of the bathroom
Click here to see the before and after of the master bedroom
Click here to see the before and after of the guest bedroom

8. Oh Joy: Kitchen Reveal
Another fun project, and I mean capital F U N, was designing the Oh Joy offices. We started with the kitchen first and I shared some of the before photos and preliminary designs here and then finally the full reveal here.

(Click here to see the full story and all the sources)

9. Product Collaborations
sss x semihandmade

sss x park studio

sss x lulu & georgia

sarah sherman samuel x cedar and moss pendant // trullbrook residence bathroomsss x cedar & moss

sss x tribe alive for causebox // block printed table runnersss x tribe alive for causebox

wall hanging sarah sherman samuel x wkndlasss x wkndla

This year I’ve gotten to get back into one of my my number one passions of product and surface design and teamed up with some great people to bring my designs to life.

Click here to see my cabinet door collaboration with Semihandmade
Click here to see my hardware collaboration with Park Studio
Click here to see my wallpaper collaboration with Lulu & Georgia
Click here to see my lighting collaboration with Cedar & Moss
click here to see my tribe alive collaboration for Causebox
Click here to see my collaboration with WKNDLA

10. The Moore Residence
mandy moore home renovation // design team // sarah sherman samuel and emily farnhamIn February I introduced you to my mid-century dream house project for Mandy Moore (seriously as I’ve been designing I am living vicariously through Mandy pretending the stunner home is going to be my own). We’ve been working on it all year and construction is wrapping up so stay tuned for loads more progress posts and the full reveal to come soon!

Check here for the before tour
Check here for all the design/progress posts so far

AND last but certainly not least… I haven’t posted on the blog about her yet but I couldn’t go without sharing the best thing I did this year and that is bringing our sweet Clover James into the world.

This girl has won over our hearts and stolen all our sleep, but she completely makes up for it with her cuteness factor.

Click here to see her nursery reveal (but don’t get too attached, I already switched it up a bit. ha photos soon).

And with that I will say Happy New Year to you and I will see you in 2018 which is already shaping up for some great projects that I can’t wait to share. xo

  • You are just amazing and what an incredible year! Congratulations on everything! Especially that beautiful baby cakes 💗💗💗

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