Monthly Archives: February 2012

Themes That Work: Period Styles Today

  When remodeling period homes, it is extremely important to take a holistic approach with the new design by incorporating elements that evoke a period “feel”, but that are updated for today’s consumer.  The style of home, client’s furnishings and existing elements, such as built-in cabinetry, provide design inspiration for the new space. To achieve […]

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Changing an Ordinary Room to Extraordinary: Beautiful Crown Molding

  We often remodel newer builder “spec” homes that usually lack the charm of vintage bungalow and cottage-style homes.  One of the best ways to add character to ordinary rooms is to install crown molding in the dining room, family room and sometimes the kitchen for added elegance.  The crown molding can stand out as […]

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Where to Splurge: Family Room

When a client asks us “What is the best way to spend my remodeling money?”, we usually give options that involve a balance of cutting costs and splurging.  There are times when spending more on certain key features and fixtures will significantly enhance the quality and enjoyment of a living space. For a family room, […]

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Why a Kitchen Triangle?

  The kitchen triangle is an essential aspect of kitchen design and remodeling. The triangle is derived from three points – the sink, the stove, and the refrigerator, which are the spaces where you clean, prepare, and store food.  Keeping the triangle in mind while remodeling helps the flow and functionality of your new kitchen design! […]

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