Interior Design Tips & Resources
Lake House Fixer Upper
I got married at 21 with one more year of college to pay for. Thankfully my husband had a good job and his father had a rental house that he said we could live in – for free! Six weeks before the wedding the renters left and we were able to get inside and see …
Choosing Drapes for Two Story Windows
A popular feature in new homes today is an open floor plan with a two story ceiling in the family room with a large bank of windows. It is beautiful. But after a year of living in the space and being blinded by the sun, you realize those windows may be a little impractical and …
When to Install a Board and Batten Accent Wall
My client built a beautiful new house. I helped her through the process of picking all of the finishes, lighting and paint colors. The master bedroom was large with 15 foot ceilings and nice big windows that let in a lot of light. We wanted to add a little color to the master, but the …
Tips to Whitewash a Brick Exterior
We bought a red brick house built in the 90’s. I didn’t love the red brick but we loved the floor plan and the neighborhood. That is key. You can’t change the neighborhood or floor plan very easily but you can paint your brick exterior.
Diagnose Your Design Style
To understand your design style and what you are looking for in a remodel, it helps to know the terminology. Read on and hopefully you will be able to diagnose your design style.
Determining if You Need a True Color Paint Expert
Paint takes up the most square footage in a house. If it is the wrong color it can make your interior feel disjointed and unpleasant.
Flip House Remodel – Not Quite Like HGTV
Don’t the HGTV shows make flipping houses look so easy and profitable? We thought so and decided to take the challenge. Here is our lesson in flipping.
Color Selection: Navy and Black are Great Choices
Navy blue is a popular color trend that is still going strong because it complements so many colors. See how it can work in various design styles.