Category Archives: Remodeling

Enjoying the Outdoors Even More

This beautiful home had a backyard with untapped potential.  What we did to improve the outdoor kitchen and adjacent space: Replaced tile countertops with outdoor friendly, easily cleanable and beautifully veined granite. Installed a new outdoor grill with a flat … Continue reading

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Master Bath: First Things First

My client’s home is in a great location in Keller, but was in need of updates to sell, but more importantly, updates to enjoy in the meantime. Kitchens, bathrooms, flooring and paint color are critical to making a home look … Continue reading

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Shimmery and Bright and Everything Nice: That’s What Girl’s Bathrooms Are Made Of…

When we scored this remnant of Lumix Quartzite, we knew we could put it to good use.  This white and cream colored semi-translucent stone looks a lot like it’s more expensive and less durable Onyx cousin.  We had uncovered the … Continue reading

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Starting with River Blue

This client had recently remodeled her kitchen and family room, but felt in retrospect that perhaps the master bath was screaming even louder for an update. The whirlpool tub was non-functional, the shower was tiny and difficult to access, the … Continue reading

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Guest Bath: Using “Leftovers”

Love this bathroom and the efficiency of it all. We combined leftover limestone floor tile from my client’s recent kitchen remodel, a remnant of fabulously veined Sea Pearl Quartzite and a price-performing subway tile to create an on-trend, soothing, spa-like … Continue reading

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Guest Bath Perfectly Suited

This updated guest bath suits the outdoorsy personalities of my client’s son and his young family perfectly. The remnant of Cygnus granite we uncovered had the look of petrified wood, which paired perfectly with a porcelain bleached wood plank look-alike.  … Continue reading

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Lakefront Laundry Makeover: More Usable and Beautiful Too

The objective was not only to make this a more user-friendly laundry room, but to have it double-function as a beverage and service room for family gatherings and events. By replacing a second refrigerator with both under-counter wine and beverage … Continue reading

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Powder Bath: Keeping Up with the Kitchen

With a newly remodeled adjacent kitchen, my client’s powder bath squealed for attention.  A beautiful Kravet wallpaper played off the kitchen tile and served as the inspiration for the other selections in her room.  We combined a remnant of leathered … Continue reading

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Butler’s: Boring to Breathtaking

This ordinary Butler’s with Tropical Brown countertops, 4″ backsplash and with an obviously fabricated edge was made extraordinary with the triple punch of new limestone floors, “select” Taj Mahal countertops and Walker Zanger’s Tilt Grey Smoke Ottoman mosaic tile adding both color and … Continue reading

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A Bath with “Allure”

Somehow, 15 years ago, tile countertops made sense on bathroom countertops?  Not sure why.  They are hard to clean and “busy”.  This client took advantage of “leftovers”, i.e. a remnant of Allure quartzite from my fabricator’s yard to spruce up her pool … Continue reading

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