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2022 Design Trends

2022 Design Trends

Two thousand twenty-one has been put to rest and 2022 is bright on the horizon with exciting new home decorating ideas. What can you look forward to in terms of updated design trends? Sustainability  As the world’s awareness of global warming, climate change and...

Rejuvenated Foyers, Entranceways and Mudrooms

Rejuvenated Foyers, Entranceways and Mudrooms

Spaces that are often overlooked in terms of remodeling, renovating, or rejuvenating are those essential everyday entrances. Don’t neglect your foyer, entranceway, or mudroom especially since these spaces can easily, and often inexpensively, be updated.  Foyers...

Stylish Ceilings

Stylish Ceilings

Who knew the adage “everything old is new again” would one day apply to ceilings? During the 15th and 16th century hand painted frescos and murals were all the rage. Then the Gilded Age introduced rolled tin plated steel ceilings. Now ceilings...

A Home Theater? Yes, Please!

A Home Theater? Yes, Please!

Once considered an extravagance and only included in higher net worth homes, a home theater, or dedicated media room, has definitely gained popularity, especially since the onset of Covid. From a spare bedroom, to converting a garage, attic or basement, or even adding...

Why Can’t I Remove THAT Wall?

Why Can’t I Remove THAT Wall?

It seems so easy. You’re tired of that small dark dining room, the cramped living room and the claustrophobic and hard to maneuver in kitchen. So you schedule an appointment with your local builder to show him your vision for a rejuvenated open multi-use space. He was...

Adding an ADU for Multigenerational Use

Adding an ADU for Multigenerational Use

From financial concerns and housing costs, to worries over the pandemic and general social unrest, more and more families are choosing, whether from necessity or by choice, to give multigenerational cohabitation a try. Adult children are moving back in with their...