Tag: design

Design Tips for Adding a Master Suite

A master bathroom can set your home apart from others in your neighboorhood for resale as well as giving you a spa-like retreat you can enjoy every day. A master suite addition can be a great way to expand your living space and upgrade the value of your home. Here are a few ideas to… Read more »

Light up Your Life – Tips about Lighting your next Remodel

Lighting your new space so you can comfortably see and work, is a important aspect of your remodeling project. Lighting greatly affects the mood, aesthetics and functionality of your living spaces. Your lighting layout should never be an afterthought or haphazard decision. This is true whether you are remodeling your current home or building a… Read more »

12 Clever Bathroom Storage Ideas

Whether your bathroom is large or small, these savvy storage ideas will help you add space and stay organized. Wall Cabinet Making use of every inch of space is essential in a small bathroom. Marian Parsons hung an easy-to-make handmade cabinet to make use of the empty wall space. The different compartments store a variety… Read more »

Bathroom Remodeling – Splurge or Save?

Function is the No. 1 priority in a bathroom—if it doesn’t “work” for you, who cares whether the tile is patterned in period-perfect Arts and Crafts style? Ultimately, you must be able to easily, conveniently use the space and the features within it.   “In the end, you need a good quality toilet that works… Read more »

7 Mistakes NOT to make in your Bathroom Remodel

Whether you are just replacing an outdated vanity or renovating the entire space, bathroom remodeling can be an expensive proposition. Read on to find out the 7 most common mistakes made during a bathroom renovation and how you can avoid them in your own home. 1. Don’t Ignore the Bathroom Fan Don’t forget about this… Read more »

Tips to Enhance the Curb Appeal of Your House

When you’re ready to put your home on the market, one of the most important things you can do is enhance the curb appeal. According to the National Association of Realtors, half of all homeowners choose their house based on its exterior appearance, and exterior projects — such as a steel entry door and replacement windows — recoup the… Read more »

Top Reasons to Remodel your Kitchen

The National Kitchen & Bath Association offers advice on when and why to update. Many homeowners think their kitchen is outdated from the looks of their worn cabinets, dated appliances and crackled countertop. What they may not realize is that there are many other reasons, more important than cosmetic, why a kitchen needs to be… Read more »

13 Design-Friendly Storage Solutions for the Bathroom

The secret to tidy towels and beautifully organized bottles? The right storage, of course. Sample this smorgasbord of ideas Adequate storage is crucial to the success of any room, and the bathroom is no exception. In fact, we often overlook the need for storage in this much-used area or are challenged by the small dimensions… Read more »

Baking Stations Make Cooking More Fun

Get inspired to cook (and simplify holiday prep) with a dedicated space for baking The weather cools and the aromas of sweet and savory treats fill the kitchen. But it can be a struggle to separate holiday baking from both day-to-day meal preparation and entertaining needs. Setting up a separate baking station is a great… Read more »

Breezy Colors Soothe and Relax in a Master Bath

An ocean-inspired palette lends a calm spa feeling to this bathroom designed for a busy couple Becky Harris April 19, 2016 Houzz Contributor.     “These clients wanted their master bath to be a place that would make them say, ‘Ahhhhhh’ at the end of the day,” interior designer Gail Jamentz says. Until they met… Read more »