Category Archives: Cabinets

20’s Tudor Bathroom Makeover

The goal was to stay true to this 1920’s M-Street Tudor home, yet make this guest bath more fresh and functional.  A new wall-to-wall vanity provides plenty of drawer and countertop space.  Linen “towers” that previously crowded the vanity space … Continue reading

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BoyS’ Bath

With an emphasis on the plural.  This bathroom is shared by four boys, so the design needed masculine appeal and an emphasis on usability. On the usability front: The new vanity is taller and has 6 deep drawers replacing less usable … Continue reading

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The Power of Paint

Painting the cabinets and walls and adding on-trend nickel cabinet hardware was enough to transform the look of this client’s kitchen and adjoining nook. The details:  a gray base coat topped with a very light walnut glaze creates a fresh, cool-colored cabinet finish with depth that still … Continue reading

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A Master Bath to Suit

This client wanted a master bath to better suit her design style and needs. Her design goals were creating a clean, contemporary space incorporating natural elements and better utilizing her space. Her style objectives were achieved by combining natural rock with oversize rectangular porcelain … Continue reading

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For Her: A Beautiful Bath with Both Form and Function

A “guest bath”… actually a “kid bath” now.  With a daughter on the cusp of heading off to college, it will become a guest bath before long.  So the bathroom needed long-term appeal. Prior to the updates, this bathroom did not meet either the … Continue reading

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Dream Kitchen

My client’s objectives for her “dream kitchen”:  lighten, brighten, provide improved functionality, better utilize existing space and create a more “family” and “entertainment” friendly kitchen. How we achieved the objectives: Lighten:  Off-white painted cabinets and trim replaced time-stamped stained cabinets and trim.  A beautiful cream-based Delicatus granite replaced … Continue reading

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Kitchen Update: Phase 1

Phase 1 – transform the look of time-stamped gold-washed cabinets by gel-staining in a rich espresso finish.  Replace porcelain, faux-stone tile floors with the real thing:  brushed limestone with epoxy based, stain-proof grout with very narrow joints.  What a difference already.  Plans for Phase … Continue reading

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