Must-Have Storage Solutions For A High Performance Kitchen

A Place for everything and everything in it’s place Whether you have a large kitchen with multiple islands or a cozy apartment sized space, the right storage solutions are so important to make sure all of your kitchen items have a home. Working with a Certified Kitchen Designer is the best way to insure your kitchen is functional and beautiful. A great designer will include the must have storage solutions your kitchen will need. The difference between a junk drawer and an organized...

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Remodeling? How to Design Your Dream Kitchen

How many times do you find yourself dreaming about the perfect kitchen? Today’s kitchen hosts many more activities than ever before.  From family gatherings to informal entertaining, homework to school committee meetings the kitchen is not just the heart of the home but is often command central for the family. Sound familiar? Get my 10 tips on how to design your dream kitchen. If you are remodeling or just thinking about it, here are my top 10 tips on How to Design Your Dream...

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What every laundry room needs: 8 Must-Have Features

What every laundry room needs! Did you know on average Americans spend 8 hours per week in the laundry room? Clients have actually told  me they don’t really need a dining room or a living room but they simply cannot live without a great laundry room. Big or small, laundry rooms have taken on many rolls. In the days of multi-function spaces, the laundry room has become the star. No longer relegated to the basement, these rooms have become integrated into the main levels of...

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Make a Grand Entrance! How to choose the perfect front door color

Make a Grand Entrance! How to choose the perfect front door colorClick To Tweet Make a Grand Entrance! How to choose a front door colorClick To Tweet From painted to stained, plain to carved here is an insider’s guide: How to choose the perfect front door color. I love doors. They say so much about the house they open into. Whenever I travel I find myself taking photos of doors.  I even have a Pinterest board dedicated to entrances. When my client asked for help choosing a color for...

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Design Trends 2017: How to Create a Healthy Eco Friendly Home

Design Trends 2017  How to create a healthy Eco friendly home. If you have stood on line in a Whole Foods you can see that Organic has gone main stream. Studies show families are concerned about their living environment and want to know How to Create a Healthy Eco Friendly Home. Today companies everywhere are incorporating this idea of sustainability into their products but what does that really mean? Here  are a few questions you should ask about the products you purchase for...

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Design Trends – How To Use Blue In Your Home’s Interior

I am always surprised when my clients tell me they never use anything blue in their home. Navy and white have always been a classic color combination dating back to the early days of our country when Indigo was king. Just think of those favorite blue jeans. Not only does it go with everything, everyone looks great in navy blue. It is softer than black but with just as much drama and elegance. Blue skies, blue water, blue jeans, I am a big fan of the color blue especially in kitchens...

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2 Fashionable & Easy Ways to Bring Color and Pattern into your Home Today

Accessories are the perfect way to test out design trends in your home. Click To Tweet 2  Fashionable & Easy Ways to Bring Color and Pattern into your Home Today In  January I blogged about my 10 Top 2017 Home Design Trends. Inspired by that post, I want to share two tried and true, fashionable and easy ways to bring color and pattern into your home today.  Being trendy can be scary. What if you try it and don’t like it?   We all know trends come and go but there is no reason to fear...

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How training for a half marathon made me a better designer

I found inspiration for my designs while training for a half marathon. Read about what I learned. Click To Tweet People always ask where I find my design inspirations. Last fall I found it in an unlikely place…. This is my story of how training for a half marathon made me a better designer. As a I designer look for inspiration everywhere. From fashion to textiles, from art to architecture you never know where inspiration will strike.  For me, it came from an unusual source, a local half...

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Style Update 2017: 10 Top Home Design Trends

Is your home ready for some comfortable luxury? Check out my Style Update 2017 for My Top 10 Home Design TrendsClick To Tweet Is your home ready for some comfortable luxury? I don’t know about you but mine is. What makes you feel happy and content? What can you add to your home to get that feeling? There is so much research done each year on what is trending I have compiled my Style Update 2017: 10 Top Home Design Trends. I am Happy to say Blue and White is Everywhere. Post-holiday windows are...

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Holiday Recipes, Getting your appliances ready for entertaining

I have gathered some easy ways to keep your appliances in a jolly mood.Click To Tweet   Sitting in my office watching the autumn leaves fall got me thinking about my holiday recipes and getting ready for holiday guests. Whether your holiday food fare involves elaborate entertaining or meals on the run, the last thing you need is an appliance that’s not doing its job properly. I have  gathered some easy-to-implement ways to keep your appliances in a holly jolly mood. Getting your...

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