Tag Archives: Kitchens

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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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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Casual Dining Elevated

Already this was a fabulous spot for casual dining, with an incredibly lush view out the bay window, an inviting stone fireplace and enviable trim and beams.  We made the space even better with new limestone floors and by lowering the breakfast bar top so … 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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Gold is Clearly Back

New lighting is an easy way to freshen a space.  Gold is clearly back.

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Topnotch Nook

With this client’s recent kitchen remodel, the breakfast bar was lowered, making this knockout nook feel more connected to the new cool kitchen.  Floors were refinished in this connected space and added in the adjoining family room for “seamless flow”.  Wood also … Continue reading

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Dramatic Impact with a Kitchen “Remodel Light”

In this kitchen the flooring, cabinets and the majority of appliances stayed in place.  But what a difference relatively minor updates can make.  Refinished cabinets, a fresh paint color on the wall, the addition of nickel cabinet pulls and a … Continue reading

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Kitchen Remodel in Steps

Sometimes budgets stand in the way of getting everything we might want in a remodeling project.  This client addressed that roadblock by implementing her kitchen reinvention in steps. Phase One: Tired faux travertine floors with stained grout were replaced by natural limestone with a … Continue reading

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Casual Dining at Its Best

  What makes for great casual dining? In this case: Great view of the pool and fairway. Connected to the kitchen. Connected to the family room with a view of the large screen TV. Easy access to the wet bar. … Continue reading

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Three Hour “Power Stage”

This Keller home was listed and the sellers were not getting the offers they anticipated. A new realtor was engaged and the homeowner, new realtor and Design Perspectives all convened for a three-hour, hands-on “power stage”. Armed with a staging … Continue reading

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