Tag Archive: remodel

What Size Tile is Best?

Posted on July 18, 2019

Floor tile comes in many design, style and size choices. “From one inch mosaics to huge porcelain squares,there is an option for any room size,” says Normandy Designer Amanda Heyland.“Tile size and shape will impact your room and greatly affect the feel of a space, so consider the following tips when deciding which size is… more

A Cabinet on the Side

Posted on June 13, 2019

That bare spot on the end of your kitchen cabinets is more useful than you think. A slim cabinet can be just the thing to make the most of those odd corners in your kitchen. It can be used for anything that is small, odd-sized or flat. “A side cabinet works best on the end… more

Light and Bright Basement

Posted on June 12, 2019

All of us at some point start looking at our homes hoping for a little extra space. If you can create a whole new room, even better! Why not put the large expansive space in your basement to good use? Basement bedrooms, or suites and entertainment areas are a wonderful way of getting a cozy,… more

The Work Life Balance Office

Posted on June 10, 2019

This home office has the ultimate layout for getting work done and feeling comfortable in your own home. It’s perfect for late nights and early weekend mornings when everyone is still asleep. Everything from the file cabinets to the desk placement has been planned out making it efficient, allowing you to focus on the task… more

The Beverage Hub

Posted on June 10, 2019

No need for a make-shift bar when hosting guests, this entertainment center has it all. It’s dressed to impress for every occasion. The sparkly accents give it that ‘something special’ on the outside but underneath it’s a well-planned hub of accessories that will keep you organized and entertaining for years to come. “I designed this… more

Is a Waterfall Edge Right for You?

Posted on May 23, 2019

A waterfall edge has a striking visual appeal. It’s all about looks and has become a popular choice for kitchen and bathroom countertops. Waterfall edges got their name because, unlike their horizontal counterparts, the countertop “flows” right over the side edges, straight down to the floor. “This look is mostly desired by fans of modern… 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

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

Alfresco Living

Posted on April 24, 2019

As we head into warmer weather, does it make you think of relaxing on a porch with a cool beverage? Like any outdoor room, a porch is a continuation of one’s living space, whether it’s extended in the front as a welcoming refuge, in the back as a screened-in way to experience nature, or wrapping… more

Don’t Wait until Something Breaks to Remodel

Posted on April 17, 2019

Whether your house is 5 or 105 years old, maintenance is required to keep everything working smoothly. Especially if you live in an older home that hasn’t been updated in a while, you’ll likely find the electrical, plumbing, or a much larger improvement may need attention to keep your house in working order. Just don’t… more

Your Best Home for Your Best Self in 2019

Posted on January 17, 2019

We’ve got a lot planned for our homes in 2019, and this year is all about making your home its best self. Forget what it was or what it “should” be, people are looking at their homes in new and creative ways, finding the freedom to make changes to the layout, to the look, and… more