Outdoor FirePit or Fireplace – The Burning Question

Undoubtedly, an outdoor fireplace or a fire pit provides families and homeowners a lot of enjoyment. Besides adding heat, light, and a fun experience, a fire feature also adds ambiance to an outdoor space. While outdoor fireplaces and firepits are both appealing, they are different structures that provide different experiences. Let’s examine the differences. Continue reading “Outdoor FirePit or Fireplace – The Burning Question”

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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