Tag Archives: Renovating

Acting on Staging Advice

Smart sellers have an open mind.  These clients were very smart.  They recognized that the 30-plus year old home they want to sell needs to appeal to today’s buyers.  They “let go” of design selections they had made over several … 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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The Importance of Color and Floors When Selling A Home

The sellers had the foresight to know that to sell at competitive pricing, dated wallpaper needed to come down in the dining room, all walls needed a fresh coat of neutral paint, but most importantly, they needed to focus on … 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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Wood Floors in the Master Bedroom

Wood floors in master bedrooms is becoming an ever more popular trend.  It connects the master bedroom seamlessly to the other significant rooms in the house.  It is certainly more carefree than carpet.  An area rug under the bed can address any “cold … Continue reading

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