As a designer, I think lighting is about function for sure, but it also occupies important space in the room and therefore should be a wonderful addition to the room. My favorite places to shop for lighting is LIGHT’N UP, Southern Lights, International Market Square and Chazin Interior.
Beautiful Kitchen Remodel
Kitchens can be one of the most expensive renovations to a home. Many are intimidated by the stress involved in such a project. When budgeting, it is hard to decide where funds should be allocated. Some items are absolutely necessary in a kitchen, such as a stove for example. A … Read More… →
Interior Design – The Process
My Process of Design:
Here are just a few dining room interior design ideas from in and around the Twin Cities, MN Area.
Following up with from my last post (A Dose of Color), I wanted to continue on the topic of color (my favorite!) and give you suggestions and inspiration for adding color into your home sans the trip to Home Depot. Try one of these paint-free interior design tips for an … Read More… →
It’s time to spruce up and re-evaluate the spaces you have been dwelling in over the long winter months! There are many little things you can do, like replacing the kitchen cottage curtains for something with more energy and excitement. I would also love to use this shower curtain for 2 reasons. … Read More… →
I have a theory about laundry rooms. Not everyone shares my lack of enthusiasm in doing laundry, but for those of us who need some inspiration in this area, I believe that the laundry room ambiance is very important in improving our outlook on the work that takes place there. Usually … Read More… →
There were interesting architectural elements to this room, as you can see in the before photos below, but it needed some additional attention and love. Lighting is always a good place to make a splash! The room is small, so I chose an airy, but bright chandelier with that gorgeous … Read More… →
People are spending more and more time enjoying the outside of their homes. In our next bungalow series, we focus on the beauty of the outside! The Front Door doesn’t always have to take on the job of being the “Big Statement” piece for the outside of the house! Sometimes with … Read More… →
This hallway has been transformed into something eye-catching! Taking out a couple of unnecessary doors and turning the walls to a crisp “Simply White” paint color have helped to open this older narrow hallway. We removed the stationary long rod pendant light that didn’t produce enough light and replaced it with … Read More… →
This bathroom will take you back in time. What was charming then might conflict a bit with today’s sense of design and color, but after all it is an 80 year old bungalow. And did I mention I LOVE a challenge! This main floor bathroom is part of an older … Read More… →