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The Inspiration Station

Posted on May 16, 2019

It’s like a kid in the candy store. There is so much here to spark your imagination. Get inspired and don’t worry if the things you are drawn don’t seem to go together, that’s what designers are for. They will connect the dots and create a beautiful space that will be filled with all of… more

The Powder Room

Posted on May 15, 2019

The perfect place to go big. The modern display of asymmetry in this powder room represents the ideal opportunity to show off your design style. Using a neutral palette and framing it with darker wood trim and black fixtures anchors the space.  Since powder rooms are the most frequently used by guests, why not showcase… more

The Launch Pad

Posted on May 14, 2019

A great mudroom is not just a place to hide your stuff; it’s about making the mad dash out the door less maddening. This well-designed space makes the best use of storage with custom carpenter built cabinetry allowing all family members a spot for their needs, down to the family pet. That mountain of shoes… more

A Family Affair Basement

Posted on May 14, 2019

In days gone by, a drop ceiling, a bit of paneling on the walls, and a TV could turn a basement into a “finished” recreation room. When it comes to creating a modern lower level for everyday use, most homeowners now demand higher-quality finishes and a multi-function space. “Converting your basement into finished space is… more

City Scape Kitchen

Posted on May 9, 2019

This high rise condominium kitchen in the heart of Chicago was in need of an update. This project was for a couple of empty-nesters that relocated from Kentucky. They purchased the condo because of its fabulous location, knowing the kitchen would need an update to fit their lifestyle. The finishes were dark and outdated, and… more

Six-Sided Gem

Posted on May 9, 2019

There are so many reasons to love hexagon tiles. The simple geometric shape is gorgeous and versatile and elevates your design, no matter what room you find them. Despite their delicate appearance they are very durable and hard-wearing. “It’s a shape that people are paying attention to again, taking the place of the octagon and… more

Mismatched Personalities? Find Harmony with Matching Vanities

Posted on May 7, 2019

Do you feel like you are in an episode of the Odd Couple when you discuss the state of your master bathroom with your partner? Is one of you a little messy and the other a neatnik? Two totally separate vanities on different sides of the bathroom allow you to enjoy privacy and a space… more

Luxe Retreat

Posted on May 2, 2019

The warmth of the natural materials in this spa-inspired master bathroom makes you comfortable and ready to unwind. It invites you to take a long luxurious shower or grab your favorite book and soak in the tub for hours. Normandy Designer Liz Reifschneider had 5 star hotels in mind when designing this master suite. “I… more

Town & Country Kitchen

Posted on May 2, 2019

Everyone loves a white kitchen, and this is the kitchen to please a crowd. Clean lines and straightforward design make it perpetually on-trend and a workable, user friendly kitchen. Normandy Designer Liz Reifschneider designed this timeless beauty using her signature inviting style. “I wanted the space to be comfortable whether you were cooking, entertaining or… more

Subway Tile – A Classic Not a Trend

Posted on April 29, 2019

Subway tile – it’s timeless, classic, affordable and has been a staple of kitchen and bath designs for decades. Its ability to complement any color palette or material selection means you can choose something that will remain flexible for your home’s future. But what can be done to keep it looking fresh and unique? A… more