5 Amazingly Creative Ways To Use The Extra Hole In Your Sink

5 Amazingly Creative Ways To Use The Extra Hole In Your Sink

Do you have extra hole in your sink deck that sits there empty? If you do, you’re not alone. We have seen it many times, maybe it has always been empty, or maybe you just aren’t using that old, broken sprayer anymore. Whatever the reason, you don’t have to live with a less-than-beautiful empty hole any longer. We are…

The Best Easy-To-Install Fireplace Mantel Kits For Your Home

The Best Easy-To-Install Fireplace Mantel Kits For Your Home

Be honest - do you like your fireplace mantel? Really, if you had any choice in the whole world, would you choose the one you currently have? If you’re not in love with your mantel and considering a change or if you’re building a new space and adding a fireplace you might be intimidated by all your choices. Well, I want you to know you don’t have to be! Fireplace mantel kits are a simple way to…

How To Choose The Best French Door Handle Sets For Your Home

How To Choose The Best French Door Handle Sets For Your Home

Choosing the right french door handles be a tricky task. The configuration of french doors adds some complexity to installing door handles, especially when you need them to lock. When trying to choose the right french door handle set configuration…

5 Tips For Choosing The Best Vessel Sink For Your Bathroom

5 Tips For Choosing The Best Vessel Sink For Your Bathroom

If you’re looking for the best vessel sink for your bathroom, we get it. Recently we were on a search for the very same thing for…

3 Super Easy Ways To Reduce Dust During Your Remodel

3 Super Easy Ways To Reduce Dust During Your Remodel

Reducing dust and debris in the air can make a big difference in your overall experience during a remodel. Especially when you’re still living in the space, it can be difficult to come home and find every surface covered in a layer of dust. Demolition of a…

How To Get Your Spring Cleaning Done Without Lifting A Finger

How To Get Your Spring Cleaning Done Without Lifting A Finger

Agree or disagree: spring cleaning and deep cleaning are necessary evils to maintain a happy home. Just think about it… As spring comes, so do graduation parties, summer cookouts and lots of entertaining. For some people it can also mean a time to find a new home and getting their home ready to list for sale. There are so many reasons why keeping up with cleaning is so important and at times the cleaning checklist can feel like it’s never-ending. I am not going to lie…

The Best Resources To Help You Plan Your Dream Kitchen

The Best Resources To Help You Plan Your Dream Kitchen

If you’re planning to remodel your kitchen, you might be overwhelmed with all the details. We get it! That is exactly why we have pulled together all of the best information and resources in one place to help you plan your dream kitchen…

21 Simple And Effective Laundry Room Storage Ideas

21 Simple And Effective Laundry Room Storage Ideas

The laundry room: a small space with a big job! Lots of work happens in your laundry room. That’s why simple and effective storage solutions can make a huge difference in the overall function. If you’re looking to add more storage solutions to improve…

How To Choose The Best Towel Warmer For Your Bathroom & Our Top Picks For 2019!

How To Choose The Best Towel Warmer For Your Bathroom & Our Top Picks For 2019!

Let’s be honest, the thought of stepping out of a warm shower into the cold morning air is something most of us dread. Luckily, there is an easy way to keep your those warm feelings just a little while longer with one simple addition to your bathroom: A towel warmer!

Do You Need To Install A Storm Door On Your House?

Do You Need To Install A Storm Door On Your House?

The other day a friend reached out to me to ask, “Do you need to have a storm door?”. As I talked with her about my personal thoughts on adding a storm door to a front entry door…

Restoration Hardware Chandelier Look-alikes for Less!

Restoration Hardware Chandelier Look-alikes for Less!

Like many of you, I have big dreams and ideas. Every project starts with daydreaming and exploring options to create perfect spaces. Often this exploration leads me to one of my very favorite places for lighting: Restoration Hardware. I don’t think it is hard to understand …

The Best Way To Save Thousands On Your Remodel

The Best Way To Save Thousands On Your Remodel

If remodeling your kitchen, bathroom, basement, or even your whole home has been on your mind, what has been holding you back? For many people the sticking point is the cost. Believe it or not, there is a way to save thousands on your home remodel, and it doesn’t have anything to do using cheaper materials or compromising on what you want…

How To Choose The Best Island For Your Kitchen

How To Choose The Best Island For Your Kitchen

Remodeling a kitchen is a complicated process that involves what can feel like endless decisions. In almost every kitchen remodel appointment we attend, clients seem to tell us they want to incorporate an island into their…

The Best Resources To Help You Estimate Your Remodel Cost

The Best Resources To Help You Estimate Your Remodel Cost

If you’re looking for the best ways to estimate the cost of your home remodel online, you have come to the right place! Without picking up the phone or meeting with a contractor, you can easily find average costs for home projects to begin estimating your remodel…

Beautiful Ways to Incorporate Coral Into Your Home

Beautiful Ways to Incorporate Coral Into Your Home

Have you heard? The 2019 Pantone Color of the Year is Living Coral! As soon as we heard the news, we started dreaming about how we might use more coral in our own work. If you’re anything like us, you may also be excited to start incorporating this vibrant hue into your own home. With all the grays and other neutrals…

7 Things I'll Do Differently in the Design of My Second Home

7 Things I'll Do Differently in the Design of My Second Home

I’m sure you’re familiar with the saying: “You don’t know what you don’t know”. That statement couldn’t ring more true to me than when I consider the purchase of my first home. It was 12 years ago, I was moving back to Minnesota from California and I wanted to find somewhere in one weekend. I had been renting and …

Should You Buy New Construction or Custom Build Your Home?

Should You Buy New Construction or Custom Build Your Home?

Here in Minnesota, like so many areas in the country, we have really felt the impact of the housing shortage. People hoping to find their first home are struggling to find options within their budget, and many looking for their second homes were seeing a lack of affordable options…

Why You Need to Always Avoid Open Shelving in the Kitchen

Why You Need to Always Avoid Open Shelving in the Kitchen

I want to get real for a minute. We need to have a heart-to-heart. I care about all of you, and more specifically I care that you have a functional home. Because I care I have to tell you this: Don’t put open shelving in your kitchen…

How to Give Your Spindles a Contemporary Facelift

How to Give Your Spindles a Contemporary Facelift

I was just thinking, have you ever counted how many times per day do you go up and down your stairs? I currently live in a row home and as a result I probably go up and down the stairs in my home at least 15 times everyday. Railings are something I think most of us take for granted, until they aren’t there. It is so important…

How to Identify Your Priorities to Have a Successful Home Remodel

How to Identify Your Priorities to Have a Successful Home Remodel

Repeat after me: Preparation is key! If you have ever remodeled your home before, you will agree that remodeling is definitely a learning experience. We say this with humility as we have had our fair share of difficult learning experiences along the way with our own projects! If you’re considering a home remodel, your excitement to pick tile or flooring may sometimes have you missing important…