Meeting creative Calistoga business owners is a lot of fun and especially so when chocolate is involved. Thank you Laura for meeting with us today and discussing how we could work together when we open. These are delectable confections we may be offering at turn down service. Believe me, it will be hard to turn…
Our St Helena blacksmith, Silver, did a marvelous interpretation on the front gates that he derived from my design of the iron balconies. Very happy with the final product and you can see Richard is proud !
Laying the European White Oak hardwood floor planks on the Mansard Roof Floor. The cork underlayment is an added layer for added insulation and sound proofing. While investigating the options on the direction of the planks in the landings where we have a marquetry center.
Here is the first (unfinished) installment for our glazing on the main entry doors. Progress is good.
Our PR team Fuller & Sander keeps upping the ante with our meeting venues. Today was at Minimashi at Coombs St in downtown Napa. The pictures tell all.
The 4 days straight of heavy downpour leaves us with a lush and vivid green. And this morning the Francis House received our order for 15 gallon English Laurel hedges which made us look like a nursery. Seeing this marks the beginning of our landscape work.
Watching our designs become real is a fantastic feeling. One of our biggest joys is working with craftsmen such as our blacksmith, Silverio, who just works magic with our every visit to his workshop.
Moving indoors this week when its wet and gray outside. These plaster medallions are ready to be hung.
With the chisel and skill these stone masons have, these 2 columns are the closest we will get to seeing the basics of temple building in King Solomon’s time.