Stunning Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Remodel

When one of my friends recently asked me for design advice before starting a major kitchen renovation, I was more than happy to lend a helping hand. My friends were planning a complete gut job and overhaul of their kitchen space. The renovation was going to involve all new appliances, new cabinets, new ceiling, new countertops, basically new everything! Continue reading “Stunning Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Remodel”

How to Build a Coffered Ceiling

During our recent dining room renovation, one of the features we added to the room was a coffered ceiling. A coffered ceiling adds dimension and texture to a space and is a wonderful addition for high ceilings. A coffered ceiling is achieved by installing wood or fiberboard planks to create a grid pattern. Molding or other decorative elements can also be added to the grid, depending on the look you are trying to achieve. Coffered ceilings are also commonly referred to as sunken ceilings.

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Building Interior Wood Square Pillars

Our new house is everything we want in a home. The flow is perfect, the ceilings are high, the kitchen is ginormous, the basement outstanding, has a beautiful lot and more than enough space for our family. The bones of the home are incredible. No detail was overlooked in the building of this beautiful home. It has taken us years, but we have finally found our dream home.

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What Type of Wainscoting Is Right for Your Home? Explore Different Styles

Selecting the right wainscoting for your room can be difficult and overwhelming especially since there are so many different styles from which to choose. You know you want to add accents to your wall, but don’t know where to begin. I hope I can help you sort it out. Continue reading “What Type of Wainscoting Is Right for Your Home? Explore Different Styles”

Five Changes to Completely Transform any Room – Our Basement Renovation and Remodel Ideas

My husband and I are obsessed with having a fantabulous basement. We consider the lower level another area of our home. It’s an additional space for entertaining, gaming, hanging out, exercising, watching movies and just enjoying our home, friends, and family. The lower level of our home is just as important to us as the upper levels. Continue reading “Five Changes to Completely Transform any Room – Our Basement Renovation and Remodel Ideas”

Building and Designing a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Home Gym

A home gym is a necessity for our family, because the idea of leaving the house to work out isn’t appealing at all.  Raising kids and having a full time job leaves little room for working out….unless you can workout from home. Besides, there is something to be said about working out in your own gym, dressed however you please. Continue reading “Building and Designing a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Home Gym”

Creating Statement Windows & Doors by Increasing the Height of the Frames

If you’re following my blog, you know by now that I am always looking for ways to upgrade frames, doors, walls, windows or anything I can find around the house that appears too plain or unappealing. Sometimes plain or understated is beautiful but sometimes it is down right BORING! Continue reading “Creating Statement Windows & Doors by Increasing the Height of the Frames”

Things to Consider When Building a Dedicated Media Room

A media room has different meanings to different people. A media room can be a family room, where everyone gathers to watch TV. A media room can be a separate room in the house with a projection screen or dedicated TV, a media room can be whatever you want it to be, you can create the type of media room that best suites your family with careful planning. But, the one thing, all homeowners agree on, a media room is essential to their home! Continue reading “Things to Consider When Building a Dedicated Media Room”

Master Bedroom Renovation and Remodel

Picking the right paint color can turn your master bedroom into the personal retreat you crave. The paint color you choose will define your space and reflect your personality and style. Today’s master bedrooms are typically larger than the ones we had growing up. It’s important to take into account all the spaces in your bedroom, and combine the correct colors and layers to create your unique look. Continue reading “Master Bedroom Renovation and Remodel”

The Importance of Selecting the Right Lighting for a Home

When did having a “Foyer” become so popular? I grew up in a house without a foyer, as soon as you entered the house, you were standing in the living room. We had a small closet to put our coats and it was packed full! It was one of those closets that was so small, you had to squeeze your belongings in between other coats, sweaters, jackets, umbrellas, sweat shirts and everything else you can think of, then the closet exploded, and everything was all over the place! Continue reading “The Importance of Selecting the Right Lighting for a Home”