Do you have the answers to key questions for a kitchen remodel?

There are so many mistakes that can be avoided when remodeling your kitchen. If you are planning to take on this task, then ask yourself some very important questions. 1. How open do you want your kitchen to look and feel and how open is open enough. 2. What views do you have within your main work areas? Are you …

Selecting the perfect white!

Most people think of white as white. What is often overlooked are the many variations of white. It’s important that, when selecting white tones, you consider the family of corresponding colors. Every white has an underlying tone that comes from a primary color. Once you identify this in the white, picking the best one will become a much less daunting …

Layering and decor for your walls

How often have you stared at a wall wondering what could possibly be done! Problems like………. a tall wall a long wall a dark wall walls to close In some of my recent projects, I have faced these very challenges. Here are a few tips to guide you toward some solutions. Break a tall wall down with portioning the upper …

Organize tips for building/remodeling

Summer 2017 blog New Home Design – Remodel Design With the construction industry on the upswing, I am often asked ….. where do we start! This question is usually spoken with anxiousness and the feeling of overwhelming disorganization. This blog is dedicated to addressing the importance of organization and timelines; both equally important in new build or remodel. If your …

Preparing for summer guests

Spring is the perfect time to prepare for summer guests. With careful planning, you can put together a nice getaway that allows your guests to feel welcome. Start with arranging the bedroom. Position the bed with a view to the outdoors. Provide soft white sheets. At least two pillows each side. One soft, one medium firmness. Equip the nightstand with …

Creating a memory wall

Tips for the perfect memory wall/collage wall. Memory walls are a great way to daily appreciate special moments we have enjoyed through the years and warm our hearts. Let’s talk about ideas to implement the best memory wall. Backdrop – The wall behind will accent your pictures. Select a color for your backdrop wall that will accentuate the colors within …

Enjoying the winter blahs

Enjoying the winter blahs. Such an active time of year. Each of us have traditions, new and old that we enjoyed in this season. Favorite savories, sweets, games and gatherings. Hopefully yours was a warm memory. Christmas comes upon us so quickly and just as quickly is over. Sometimes leaving us with the feeling of exhaustion and wanting to inspire …

Organizing Your Entry

The entrance to our home says much about our lifestyle, personal style and taste, and creates that “first impression” that we get just one chance to make! So let’s discuss some ways to make sure visitors receive the impression we want them to have. Provide a coat rack, bench or closet near the front door. Most family members won’t hang …

November – Spice it up!

Often this time of year, we find ourselves wishing for a warm, sunny day. Let’s think of all the ways we can create that warmth inside our homes. Have you heard the buzz word “pop”, for adding color? In fact, it’s right on on the mark. A pop of color expresses warmth, and your individuality. Remember your home is an …