Friday, May 11th, 2012
I can’t believe we started the design process for the ASID Showcase Home way back in August 2011, and it’s finally (ALMOST) here at last!
The kick-off Gala event is May 18th, and then general tours begin May 19th and continue through June 10th. The house is open from 10am to 4pm Wednesdays-Sundays each week, plus additional dates and times for special events. See here for more information about each of the Special Events.
I’ll be hosting the Culinary Event the evening of May 19th, the Designer Led Tour Tuesday May 22nd, and staffing the house from 1-4pm on Sunday May 27th, 10-1pm Friday June 1st, and 10-1pm Sunday June 3rd. Beyond that, whenever I have free time (ha) I’ll be at the home hanging out in the 3rd floor Gift Wrapping and Sewing Room I designed with Jennifer Thompson Horstman.
To get a bit of background on our space and see how it all started, check out my blog post from January here. You can find more information on our design vision in the current MSP Home magazine (here’s a sneak peak from the magazine for those of you outside the Twin Cities).
The sketch was our first concept design we presented to the clients at the first ever meeting with them. We’re thrilled with how close the final design is to the original concept, especially because we love the changes even more than the original version.
I’m not going to give the finished design away until the show is over, so you can all come and be WOWED by what we’ve created. (And if you are moved to vote for us as your Favorite Room, we’d be honored!) But I can’t resist showing you a few sneak peak detail shots to peak your interest.
How fabulous is this orange afghan throw Jennifer’s grandmother made? So perfect with our bold color palette!
The storage closet in this room is a crafter’s dream! So much storage space, and REALLY clever storage systems that fit the homeowners’ collections of supplies. What would you do if you had to organize 40+ rolls of wrapping paper and 100+ spools of ribbons? We’ll show you a brilliant solution.
We hope to see you at the Showcase Home! For more information, ticket sale locations, maps, etc. visit www.mspmag.com/hometour
Have a great weekend enjoying the first sunny weekend in ages!