Creating the Perfect Home Gym

Over the past year, our homes have accommodated a variety of activities that had previously taken place elsewhere – including the quest to stay healthy and fit. Even as local gyms are opening, many Americans are choosing to shift to at-home workouts.

By |2021-03-10T16:09:50+00:00March 1st, 2021|Creating Your Dream Home|Comments Off on Creating the Perfect Home Gym

Creating a Cohesive Living Space

There are so many elements that go into designing the perfect room. From furniture selection to the positioning of wall art, many small decisions go into creating a cohesive space. Even the slightest “mistake” can throw off the entire room. In this article, we will take a look at how to design a cohesive living environment.

By |2021-03-10T16:26:57+00:00February 9th, 2021|Creating Your Dream Home|Comments Off on Creating a Cohesive Living Space

Planning for a Renovation in 2021

Due to this shift in work location, it is no wonder that more and more homeowners are considering undertaking a home renovation project in the near future to accommodate their evolving needs. In this article, I will take a look at three things you may want to consider if you are planning a design project in the upcoming year.

By |2021-02-01T22:56:23+00:00December 29th, 2020|Creating Your Dream Home|Comments Off on Planning for a Renovation in 2021

Your Design Project: Where to Invest and Where to Save

Budgeting for a design project can be a balancing act; how do you reconcile your needs and your wants? I recommend that you splurge on main living spaces and areas that get heavy daily use by the entire family and save on secondary spaces. Here are some other suggestions.

By |2021-02-01T22:47:09+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Creating Your Dream Home|Comments Off on Your Design Project: Where to Invest and Where to Save

Creating a More Functional Kitchen

The kitchen has always played a pivotal role in our homes. It is the hub of not only cooking and gathering, but of day-to-day family life. Homeowners should take into consideration several factors to maximize functionality of their kitchen.

By |2021-01-01T15:06:21+00:00December 9th, 2020|Creating Your Dream Home|Comments Off on Creating a More Functional Kitchen

Designer’s Perspective: Moving Tips

Over the past five years, I have moved several times. I have learned that, despite all the checklists and timelines, moving is stressful and a huge amount of work! I have also learned how to look at moving with a designer’s eye. Here are my top three design considerations to help make your new house feel like home.

By |2020-12-22T02:57:36+00:00November 25th, 2020|Creating Your Dream Home|Comments Off on Designer’s Perspective: Moving Tips

Tips to Make Your Bathroom Look & Feel Larger

With many of us spending a lot more time at home, we are noticing our surroundings and looking for ways to improve the appearance and functionality of our homes. Small updates in the bathroom — such as tile, hardware, or paint — are among the more popular projects.

By |2020-12-16T14:32:46+00:00September 25th, 2020|Creating Your Dream Home|Comments Off on Tips to Make Your Bathroom Look & Feel Larger

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. 

By |2020-09-21T19:54:24+00:00September 18th, 2020|Creating Your Dream Home|Comments Off on Adding Autumn Curb Appeal

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.

By |2020-09-16T18:53:03+00:00August 25th, 2020|Creating Your Dream Home|Comments Off on Things to Look for When Buying a Home from a Designers Perspective

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.

By |2020-09-16T17:34:50+00:00August 18th, 2020|Creating Your Dream Home|Comments Off on Adding a “Tiny Home” Office Space
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