interior design

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 …

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…

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….

5 Materials to Avoid in Your Bathroom Design (and What to Use Instead)

5 Materials to Avoid in Your Bathroom Design (and What to Use Instead)

Over the years we have seen many examples of common bathroom remodeling mistakes. Many of them have come from people wanting to DIY to fit in with what they see on TV and in magazines. Of course, we all want a bathroom that looks great and fits in with the latest home design trends. When designing any space it is important to…

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…

How to Create a Luxury Bathroom on a Budget

How to Create a Luxury Bathroom on a Budget

When working on a recent remodel we encountered a problem that many of our clients face. We had to create a whole new bathroom with a small budget but...

How To Create A Unique Custom Kitchen Design For Your Home

How To Create A Unique Custom Kitchen Design For Your Home

As home remodelers, we love it when clients approach us wanting to create their perfect custom kitchen design. It is a fun and exciting challenge to help them make their vision a reality. Online, at home shows, or on TV, they have seen many different elements of a kitchen…

Farmhouse Chic Kitchen Makeover

Farmhouse Chic Kitchen Makeover

I wear many hats as a Realtor, designer, home builder and remodeler, and I am always working with clients to help them find and/or create their dream home. It can be difficult…