home decor

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…

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…

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…

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…

Amazing Modern Black Faucets and Hardware You'll Love

Amazing Modern Black Faucets and Hardware You'll Love

Our favorite modern matte black kitchen and bathroom faucets and coordinating cabinet hardware to tie it all together!

Why a Workstation Sink Will Be The Best Thing in Your Kitchen

Why a Workstation Sink Will Be The Best Thing in Your Kitchen

Workstation kitchen sinks are one of our favorite kitchen trends of 2019! Learn about the best features of workstation sinks and the benefits of adding one to your own home.

Get This Unique Gift for Anyone on Your List

Get This Unique Gift for Anyone on Your List

Stumped on what to give someone? If you have been racking your brain trying to think of something unique yet practical, we may have the solution for you. Believe it or not, there is a item that everyone can use (and hopefully love!), no matter their age or taste…

How to Use Storage Trunks for Decor in Every Room of the House

How to Use Storage Trunks for Decor in Every Room of the House

Trunks and storage chests have been used for centuries as a functional, and often beautiful, storage option. Over the years, storage trunks have evolved into a wide variety of sizes and shapes for storing items at home and…

The Best Pet & Baby Gates of 2018

The Best Pet & Baby Gates of 2018

Pet gates and baby gates are part of all of our lives at some point or another! For many people those times may even coincide. The problem with many pet and baby gates is that although they may solve one problem, they seem to cause others. They can become a tripping hazard, be unstable…

3 Easy Ways to Make Your Bedroom Winter Ready

3 Easy Ways to Make Your Bedroom Winter Ready

Fall is here and the leaves are changing, the air is cooler and the days are getting shorter. As winter quickly approaches, we start spending more time indoors and preparing…

How to Design an Organized Mudroom

How to Design an Organized Mudroom

Could a more organized mudroom mean a happier life? We sure think so! When considering remodeling or building a new home, a mudroom is a must-have for a modern family. Unlike the entryway, where function and style are equally important, in a mudroom function is king. Mudrooms are where we enter and leave our homes the majority of the time. Having a space that offers functional features can make life easier whether you have one or ten (or more!) people in your home…

7 Simple and Inexpensive Ways to Update Your Family Room

7 Simple and Inexpensive Ways to Update Your Family Room

Family rooms are a centerpiece of our homes. They are where we spend time with family and friends, relax after a long day, entertain the kids and enjoy late night movies. All in all, Family rooms get a lot of use! Believe it or not, if you're thinking about updating your own space, you don't have to spend an arm and a leg. There are simple and inexpensive ways to completely transform your space without remodeling, painting, or buying new furniture…

Pros and Cons of Banquette Seating

Pros and Cons of Banquette Seating

When you go to a restaurant, do you request a table or a booth? We are booth people. There is something so cozy about sitting in a somewhat enclosed space where you aren't having anyone bump into your chair or walk past and listen in as you have a private conversation. Banquette seating refers to benches and other furniture that is often tucked against a wall and may…

Create the Perfect Entryway for Under $350

Create the Perfect Entryway for Under $350

The entryway of our home is an area we seem to often overlook. We go through it multiple times a day, heading out in the world to live our lives, welcoming guests into our home to celebrate holidays, and lots of running in and out with pets. It may be one of the most used, yet under appreciated areas in the entire house. Luckily, a few small tweaks to the design in that space can make a world of difference! 

My formula for the perfect entryway, no matter the size, is….

Coordinating Cabinet Hardware for a Delta Champagne Bronze Faucet

Coordinating Cabinet Hardware for a Delta Champagne Bronze Faucet

Champagne bronze cabinet hardware to match that beautiful champagne bronze faucet - is it possible? Lucky for me (and probably you, if you find yourself here) - IT IS! Here’s is a little bit about how I discovered these amazing champagne bronze hardware options… True Story: I have been planning a fabulous wet bar for our current project for months. I love the look of black and brass, so when I saw an opportunity to do exactly that combination in an upcoming project I was beyond ecstatic! While designing the bar space, I found this beautiful Delta Faucet in Champagne Bronze that…

Fabulous Fandeliers - Unique Ceiling Fan Chandeliers for Every Room In Your Home! 

Fabulous Fandeliers - Unique Ceiling Fan Chandeliers for Every Room In Your Home! 

A unique and beautiful combination of a ceiling fan and chandelier- can these really exist? As a realtor and a designer I meet with a lot of clients and see a lot of homes. The one thing that has stuck out to me recently is the trend of clients putting ceiling fans at the top of their "must-have" list. I'm guessing this comes as the weather gets warmer and people are reminded of how much they like a breeze as they go about their…

How to Easily Add Privacy to a Window

How to Easily Add Privacy to a Window

We are always looking for the simplest ways to solve problems. When we were dealing with a small bathroom and trying to figure out the best way to layout the space, we knew we had to put the shower along the window. Although it offers great light and ventilation, this is less than ideal from a privacy standpoint…

Our Favorite Kitchen Sinks Under $300

Our Favorite Kitchen Sinks Under $300

Remodeling is expensive and even when you are on a tight budget you still want all the bells and whistles. We know we do! If you're looking for a great deal on a great sink…

How To Create The Best Kitchen Lighting Layout

How To Create The Best Kitchen Lighting Layout

We often find our clients feel overwhelmed or confused with planning their kitchen lighting layout during a home remodel. So much so that the words "simple" and "kitchen lighting" might seem like they don't belong in the same sentence. We wanted to create a guide to…