Bathrooms are complex spaces that need and deserve a lot of thought and planning. Most of this planning needs to happen in the initial phases of the project while the installation is the last thing that goes in with several month in between. Remembering your process and decisions are very important so again, this is… Continue reading How to Design a Bathroom
How to Purchase Plumbing Fixtures
Do you want to know some important tricks about how to purchase plumbing fixtures? Typically, I ask my clients to order plumbing fixtures through a certified plumbing supplier to make sure you are getting the highest quality parts. In New England, Ferguson or FW Webb are great resources. These plumbing houses will make sure that… Continue reading How to Purchase Plumbing Fixtures
Pinterest Points the Way
To be honest, most designers I know spend a lot of time protecting their intellectual property. I’m one of them and you won’t see a lot of my resources or details about how we created something amazingly cool on my client project pages. The Rocky Bay Home project is different though… It’s a “cheat… Continue reading Pinterest Points the Way
Is Shiplap Wood the Right Decision for Your Home?
Are you wondering if shiplap wood is the right decision for your home project? Most people love shiplap and I’m right along with them. Chip and Joanna Gains of Fixer Upper literally created #shiplap. It’s pretty rare that I actually like something on HGTV because it’s not relaxing for me to watch – after all,… Continue reading Is Shiplap Wood the Right Decision for Your Home?
The Importance of Creating a Sacred Space in Your Home
Why is it important to create a sacred space in your home? Because our homes are vital to our rejuvenation as we face the world. We all need to recharge and having a place to do this in privacy is essential. Everyone has a different definition of a “Sacred Space” so I encourage you to… Continue reading The Importance of Creating a Sacred Space in Your Home
There is Nothing Like a Hot Bath
Sometimes, there is nothing like a hot bath to take all the worries away! I find that typically my clients are passionate about their bathtubs if they want one. And now, there are several approaches to purchasing, designs for installing and locations to consider outside of the traditional approach. Let’s discover a few together: LOCATION:… Continue reading There is Nothing Like a Hot Bath
Shower Door or Curtain, which is best?
Do you prefer glass shower doors or shower curtains? In my many years of being a designer, I have learned that people have very specific preferences. For example, most people would prefer a shower door in the master bathroom but not necessarily in the kid’s or guest bath. Why? Because if you are using a… Continue reading Shower Door or Curtain, which is best?
420 RENO… The Master Vanity
When it came to my master vanity countertop decision, I truly had nothing in mind before going to the stone yard. I did have my cabinet sample (white-washed oak) and my very special wall tile samples (light blues) as well as my floor tile (light grey). I wanted to stay light because the room is… Continue reading 420 RENO… The Master Vanity
420 RENO… The Medicine Cabinet
Where do you keep your electric toothbrush? A personal question, I realize, but as designers it’s our job to know your personal needs. As with most things in the design world, there are straightforward resolutions and more challenging resolutions – unfortunately, my medicine cabinet proved to be in the challenging category. Now, as with all… Continue reading 420 RENO… The Medicine Cabinet