The Naked Crepe Re-Design – Phase One

Five years ago, Nicole and Tom, came up with an awesome concept – to prepare and serve healthy, affordable, delicious crepes.  Their bistro, called The Naked Crepe, was such a success from the moment they opened their doors, they’ve barely had time to catch their breath. With their start-up budget quickly eaten up by necessities like equipment and electrical wiring, most of the restaurant was built hands-on, by Nicole, Tom and friends and family.  After five years of being filled to capacity most days, the restaurant was looking rather worn. Since the day The Naked Crepe opened, I’ve been imagining how I would decorate…

With an eye for a good find and a clever imagination…

After 3 days of rain, the sun appeared and graced a most creative launch of a new interior decorating company, called KMR Interiors. Owner, Katherine Reeves, transformed three highly unusual spaces on a dime by scouring yard sales, thrift stores, antique shops and the internet to illustrate how, with a little imagination, any space can become inspiring and beautiful. Katherine showcased her transformation of 3 spaces – a dumpster, a cave and a pig sty! – at her official launch in Kingsport on September 12th. And, lucky me! – Katherine invited me to capture and keep her decorated venues before…