Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Sarah Richardson, an amazing Designer.

For those of you who have been following for a while, you will know that Sarah Richardson is one of my all time favourite Designers and I have been following her career for many, many years.
The sweet Chania from razamataz has been kind enough to show each stage of her Farmhouse renovation for us mere mortals who can't get this show - that would be me!
I just wanted to show you some of my favourite pieces from this series.
Her kitchen is amazing and now that our kitchen is painted and has hardware, I plan to dress it a little more and this image is laid out like our own kitchen...without all of the style that SR oozes.
I could so see this in our kitchen. Not sure how it would look next to our fire place though.
This is the sort of cupboard conversion we would love in our own bathroom, yep it is still going and we are having trouble getting some replacement boards. Once it is done I will be on the lookout for an old dresser or the like to convert to our vanity. I love the use of the yellow mirror - very cute!

and the yellow tub and curtains. I think I need some curtains....
This bedroom is amazing, but I wont spoil it for you.
You can head to Chania's blog or go to HGTV for a look yourself..or if you are lucky enough, watch.
While you are watching, I will be channelling my inner Sarah to see what I can do in this kitchen of ours =0)
Ness xx
images courtesy of Razamataz and hgtv


  1. oh how I miss HGTV!! No such luck in S. Korea...

  2. Love her! I have been lucky enought ot catch some of her shows on HGTV.

  3. Hi Ness,

    It wasn't until I started reading your blog that I found out about Sarah Richardson. Love her work too, so I have you to thank for that!!! Wonder if she has any books, 'cause I'm with you, not lucky enough to see her shows here. About to head over Chania's blog for a look. Really love the last image in the bedroom (sigh). Hope you are having a good week, like all the rest and just flying by!!! Have a great day tomorrow.
    Take care
    N.W. Coast Tassie

  4. Simple, clean, fresh, and gorgeous!!!!

    I would love to have a kitchen like that!

  5. Yes, she is pretty amazing and one of our Canadian design stars. She was from the get-go, seeing her first shows years ago it was easy to see where she was going. XO

  6. Thank goodness the US HGTV is airing Sarah's House episodes. The Canadian HGTV features full-length episodes for viewing, but sadly, these are not available in the state. But I digress. I scrutinize any photo of Sarah's work that I can, trying to pinpoint just what it is that makes me love her so! She uses a lot of print fabrics, so note to self: get print drapes, stat! Sarah and her assistant, Tommy, are ADOR-able together, don't you think? Sigh. Thanks for this post! LOVE HER!

  7. ^^ The Canadian HGTV website offers full-length episodes. I wasn't clear.

  8. Thanks for sharing! I love Sarah and I love that bath! Great post!

  9. I have always loved her too and I am lucky to get her show on HGTV. Tommy is her perfect sidekick isn't he?



  10. Einfach ein wunderschöne Küche!sehr schön bei dir.Beijos.Luciene.

  11. She's so talented! I will check out more, and what a lovely post today!

  12. I love her style as well! She is so inspiring! I wish her budgets were a little well.....She just makes us think out of the box :)
    Wishing you a wonderful day!

  13. Thanks for sharing! I've been seeing a lot of post about Sarah lately and I have to agree with all of you ladies that she is a very talented designer. She is really a Canadian design treasure.

    I got to meet her about 5 years ago while at the Toronto Home & Garden show. She was showcasing 2 rooms there and some of her outdoor furniture line. It was all so stunning and we share the same passion for design so I was thrilled to talk to her in person.

    I love farmhouse style. :)

  14. I'm also a big fan of Sarah's. She is good at doing major stuff in neutral/traditional and then punching up the color and graphics in pillows,curtains and other less expensive things. Great post. Heidi

  15. Thanks I didn't know about here until you said it. Love her work now to. Thanks for the info. I love the half wall with grey and the chair rail that finishes it off! Such a great idea!. Thanks Ness ~lulu

  16. LOVE her! Am a longtime fan like you. I especially love her bathrooms!

  17. I love the yellow mirror as well! So fitting in that bathroom. When I click on her blog, it goes to a test blog. Maybe it's just me. I'll type it in and find it. Thanks for letting us know!

  18. So funny that you post about Sarah today, because just last night I mentioned her to my husband. We booted all TVs out of our home almost a year ago and I mentioned to husband last night that the only thing I miss about not having a TV was I could not feed my crush on Sarah Richardson thru HGTV anymore, snicker.

  19. I have never heard of Sarah before, but I really love the pictures! I would just love a kitchen like the top one!

    I've just found your blog & from scrolling through your past posts..I love it!

    Im your newest follower!


  20. I first found Sarah thanks to your blog Ness, and now I'm completely addicted! I don't have pay TV, but one of my friends does so I get to watch them with her. Thanks for this post, now I can get my Sarah fix more often! K xx

  21. I will have to check out Sarahs work. Love the yellow curtains and the bath.

  22. I love Sarah's style! I pay for Foxtel each month, primarily so I can watch her shows. Her and her sidekick are actually quite funny too.

  23. Hi Ness, Sarah writes a column each week for the Globe and Mail newspaper. Right now she's featuring her Sarah's House Season 3 rooms. Check it out at globeandmail.com/real-estate


  24. I love Sarah's house! I watch it faithfully! The kitchen is to die for and I am in love with all the details!
    PS I just did a post about a frame project for my house and one of the pictures shows a pillow I had to have from your etsy store! I love it!


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