Richmond, Virginia Interior designer, Stephanie Theofanos founded Modern Traditions Interior, LLC in 2012. After she oversaw her own home’s renovation in the historical Fan neighborhood she decided to pursue getting her Interior Design certificate from the University of Richmond. Since then she has redone countless homes around the area and has made a big impact in interior design.
The historical Fan district homes are known for their beautiful architecture. High ceilings, crown molding and beautiful wood floors. Lots of wall space provides an opportunity to hang large abstract paintings! Continue reading
Walking into Alison Dixon’s Monument Avenue home tells you how much she loves color. Continue reading
Virginia Plein Air Painters, a group I am proud to be part of, arranged to paint onsite at the Spring Market. Last time I plein aired was in February. And, before that it was this fall. So, I figured I’d be a bit rusty. Since I’d be inside the at the Spring Market, I wasn’t quite sure what I would paint. I brought a house portrait and some other projects to work on just in case. After I set up I looked around and saw the hydrangeas and fern beautifully displayed at the front door, begging to be painted! Continue reading
It was an honor to be asked to create a painting for my client’s 40th birthday! She had seen a painting that I posted on Facebook and wanted to me to make something larger for her mantle. Continue reading
One fall morning I pack up my paints and Plein air supplies and walked down to the Robert E. Lee Monument. From my house in the Fan it’s about a 3/4 mile walk. Once I arrived to his traffic circle I must have walked around that monument 3 times trying to decide on a spot and which direction would be the easiest to draw. I knew there was no such thing, but I like to think of it as my process.;) Continue reading
On the last day of summer Rob, Witten and I decided to spend it at the James River. I had scouted a spot to paint earlier in the season and we went there off Riverside Drive.