Tag Archive: Leslie Lawrence

Hinsdale Home Show is this Saturday!

Posted on April 6, 2015

Join us Saturday April 11, 2015 at the Second Annual Hinsdale Home Show, presented by the Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce. Normandy Designers will be on hand to discuss your potential home addition, kitchen remodel or home renovation project. Plus, at 1PM award-winning Normandy Designer Leslie Molloy, CKD; will be presenting an educational kitchen remodeling seminar… more

The Evolution of Kitchen Cabinetry Solutions

Posted on January 8, 2015

In today’s kitchens, homeowners are interested in incorporating features that add convenience and ease to their lifestyles.  With cabinetry selections, you are provided with a variety of solutions for making life in the kitchen much more enjoyable and creating a space where everyday items are readily available. “With cabinetry, homeowners have the flexibility to create… more

Designer Adds Her Personal “Touch” to First Floor Powder Room

Posted on June 27, 2014

Normandy Designer Leslie Molloy, CKD and her husband were first attracted to their home because of the surroundings.  Large trees border the creek and pond in the backyard of the home, giving a sense of distance and serenity.  “The neighborhood was perfect for families and really had the small-town feel we were looking for,” says… more

5 Tips For Preparing Your House For A Kitchen Remodel

Posted on December 13, 2013

A successful kitchen remodel is definitely more of a marathon than a sprint, but the transformation is worth it.  Your dream kitchen is waiting at the finish line, and we’ve got Normandy Designer Leslie Molloy’s 5 tips to prepare for the construction phase. “I don’t think anyone can ever be 100% ready to have strangers… more

Ideas To Make Your Kitchen Layout Work For You

Posted on June 3, 2013

Thinking back to the last time you were browsing through pictures of kitchens, it’s safe to say that you noticed the colors, style and so on, but one of the most important elements of a kitchen is often overlooked – the layout. “Every family uses their kitchen differently and needs a layout that will work for… more

How To Choose The Right Kitchen Backsplash

Posted on February 13, 2013

Normandy Designer Leslie Molloy, CKD shares in the first short video below the purpose of backsplash, and how to choose a backsplash material to fit your style of cooking.  In the second video, she delves deeper into examples of materials and different backsplash trends that she’s seeing.

Small Bathroom Storage Ideas

Posted on January 22, 2013

Maximizing storage in a small bathroom is key, but doing it in style can be another issue altogether.  Normandy Designer Leslie Molloy, CKD, was kind enough to share some tips that she uses to create more storage in a small bathroom. “Medicine cabinets are an obvious storage solution, but I’ll take it a step further and recommend… more

Congratulations to Leslie Lawrence Molloy!

Posted on November 6, 2012

Congratulations to our very own Leslie Lawrence on her recent nuptials!  Her destination wedding was absolutely beautiful and all of us here at Normandy wish her all the happiness in the world. On a more practical note, Leslie will be changing her name to Leslie Molloy, although all her original email and contact information will… more

Apron Front Sinks an Increasing Trend in Kitchen Design

Posted on September 17, 2012

Apron front sinks used to be a design element of the past, but in recent years they have been on an up-sweep in the design world.  “They’ve really gained a lot of momentum,” says Normandy Remodeling Designer Leslie Lawrence, “I’m especially seeing an increase of apron front sinks in white kitchens.”  People are using apron front sinks… more

Awards by the dozen

Posted on December 28, 2011

We’ve been fortunate to have completed some beautiful remodeling projects for our clients this year, and while we suspected that many of these were truly exceptional, we weren’t quite prepared for the overwhelming response that we recently received from our peers. This year, as in prior years, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) Greater… more

Leslie Lawrence, CKD on Kitchen Design Trends

Posted on January 20, 2011

Normandy Builders’ Leslie Lawrence, talks about one of the trends she’s seeing in today’s kitchen design.  Leslie will be presenting our upcoming seminar on Saturday January 29 entitled “Secrets of the Ideal Kitchen”.  The seminar is free, and we’d love to see you there.  Just click here to register!