Category Archives: Interior 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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Extraordinary Laundry: Tempted to Take Up Sewing

This extraordinary laundry room services the needs of a large family in short order.  It also serves as an enticing workroom for my client’s love of sewing and crafting. It wasn’t always this inviting.  New limestone floors with the tiniest of … Continue reading

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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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Save a Chair, Actually Two

Initially my client intended to toss these well-used chairs, but after shopping and learning the price tag of an equivalent chair, she opted to re-upholster what she had. The combination of new foam and Dacron wrap made the cushions look … Continue reading

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