Blog2019-10-09T14:20:27+00:00

Adding Autumn Curb Appeal

As our days begin to cool and the daylight fades, this is the perfect time of year to add some autumn curb appeal to your home. Here are some ways to make your home look every bit as fresh and attractive during fall as it does at other times of year. 

Home Design Features that Home Buyers are Looking For

It’s safe to say 2020 is not what any of us expected it to be — and it has certainly influenced what home buyers are seeking in this unusual moment. Features that were once highly sought after, such as an open plan, may now have a negative impact on the value of a property. If you are looking to update or renovate your home in preparation to sell here are some of the exciting new design trends sought after by buyers in 2020.

TMD Guide to Basement Renovation

Today homeowners are looking for more living space in their homes. For some, their basement continues to merely be a storage space for holiday décor, unused furniture, and memorabilia. However, don’t let that coveted square footage go to waste. By renovating your basement, you can increase the value of your home as well as add additional living space.

Things to Look for When Buying a Home from a Designers Perspective

Buying a home is a big decision and there are so many things to consider it can be overwhelming. An interior designer has a unique perspective of seeing a home not just in its current state, but what it could be. Here are some of the things I always look for and tell clients to look for when on the house hunt.

Adding a “Tiny Home” Office Space

When adding value to a home, kitchen and bathroom additions/renovations are always mentioned as the two areas where homeowners will see the most return on their investment. However, in 2020, perhaps the most strategic addition you can make to your home is a new office — and, even better, a stand-alone “tiny home” office in your backyard.

Creating a Healthy Home

According to a recent US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report, the average American spends approximately 90 percent of their time indoors. Poor indoor air quality can cause discomfort (such as sore throats and sinus pressure) as well as impact productivity and mood. So what practices can be undertaken to ensure proper air quality throughout your home, and how they can be implemented in an overall design plan?