Category: Renovations

designs on the move

designs on the move

Category: Renovations

Top Five Tips to Update Your Curb Appeal

Top 5 Ways to Update Your Curb Appeal

February 3, 2016

  This is a great time to make some changes outside and create the curb appeal you’ve always wanted.  Whether you are selling your home or just need a refresh, there are so many simple ways to…

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Home Build Update

Home Build Update: Where Have I Been??

January 20, 2016

A home build update…It is finally finished!  Building our home was quite an adventure but I could not be happier with the finished product.  Most of last year we were eyeball deep in the details…

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Parade of Homes Provide Design Inspiration

Parade of Homes Provide Design Inspirations

May 31, 2015

Are you in need of design inspiration?  Tired of looking at all the magazines and watching every DIY show?  Maybe it’s time to check out your local parade of homes.  Each year local home builders’…

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Top 5 Staging Tips for Resale

Top 5 Staging Tips

April 6, 2015

Spring has finally arrived and it is the perfect time to sell your house.  The market is ready and is swarming with buyers.  So you look around your house and know it needs a little…

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Tackling Design for Your Next Project

How to Tackle Design Decisions for Your Next Project

March 30, 2015

Whether you are building a new house or renovating an existing space, the design decisions can seem daunting. Often I hear people complain there’s too many choices and too many decisions to make. It seems…

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Sourcing Reclaimed Wood

March 21, 2015

Several of my projects for our new home involve reclaimed wood.  This is a hot trend and for good reasons – it is beautiful, unique & a great way to use existing resources.  Plus I…

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Barn Wood Inspiration Feature

Reclaimed Wood Inspiration

January 19, 2015

Many design trends carry on from year to year. Some fade into the sunset quickly.  One trend that is continuing to be popular is the use of reclaimed wood.  As old structures such as barns…

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A Bathroom Reno for $1000?

A Bathroom Reno for Less Than $1000?

October 1, 2014

Bathrooms are a highly used space and one that can drive you crazy if it is outdated.  But a bathroom reno can get very expensive.  This bathroom definitely needed an update! It stuck in the…

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Get in the mood...for design

Get in the Mood…for Design

September 17, 2014

How do you get in the mood for design?  When I start a new project I start with a mood board.  It can be electronic or digital & should be filled with images of objects,…

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Stepping Out Feature

Stepping Out

July 11, 2014

When we purchased our home the front walkway and porch had a great finish.  It had a pebbled look and seemed to be very well done.  It really improved the curb appeal. I know many…

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