Category Archives: Design

Recreating a Guest Bath to be Inviting and Usable

The design goals for this bathroom update: Convert a tub/shower combo to a more user-friendly walk-in shower. Create a more easily cleaned countertop by eliminating the lip around the bathroom sink. Expand counterspace by extending the countertop under a recessed linen upper. Create more … Continue reading

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Beautiful Breakfast Bar and Overflow

As part of her kitchen update, my client lowered her breakfast bar to counter height.  The benefits include a better connection between the kitchen and casual dining area, but also more counter space for food prep, serving or dining at … Continue reading

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Starting with the Jack and Jill

This client has a myriad of home improvements in mind – a new kitchen, floors,  furnishings and window treatments are all on her wish list.  But with water dripping through the wall from the Jack and Jill shower through the ceiling below, … Continue reading

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New from Milling Road

LOVE these new releases from Milling Road. A more affordable way to place Baker quality and sophistication in your home. Planning a new look for your living space?

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Upholstery: Little Improvements Go a Long Way

New extra-long lumbar pillows not only solved for overly deep sofas, but lend a sleek and sophisticated look to the primary family gathering place.  New Couture fabrics, rich in texture, selected for the lounge and accent chair pillows complete the “mini-improvement” that dramatically … Continue reading

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A Stunningly Beautiful Kitchen for a Stunning Beautiful Home

My client called me in for a “Design Perspective”.  She hated her floors and wanted my professional opinion.  I questioned whether I should be brutally honest, and her response was “absolutely”.  Then truth be told, “your countertops bother me more than your … Continue reading

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Spectacular Powder

Make an excuse to “powder your nose” so you are able to take in this spectacular powder bath.  There was enough Taj Mahal quartzite left from the recent kitchen remodel to resurface the countertop.  But it is the onyx sink, … Continue reading

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