Tile sets the tone for your space so it is important to know the characteristics and properties prior to investing in the tile. There are three major groups of tile: Glazed Porcelain, Glass Tile and Natural Stone. Here are some key features to keep in mind: Glazed Porcelain Tile: The tile industry has created cutting edge… Continue reading The 3 Most Important Things to Know about Tile
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
As the renovation is drawing to an end, I have already lined up a cleaning company to come just as soon as the door has hit the contractor’s back-side. I had two companies bid and I actually took the higher bid because it was well organized and spelled out their scope of services plus, they… Continue reading 420 RENO… How To Clean Your Home After a Reno!
Tile is hot! Why? Because it adds so much texture, color and interest to any surface! Used creatively, you can define a space by tile. Tile installation is expensive and very difficult. So I recommend choosing an installer that has a great reputation like Steve-the-tile-guy. He is known for taking the time to work with… Continue reading 420 RENO… Steve The Tile Guy
When undertaking a renovation, material selections are an essential part of pulling together and finishing the project. This is your opportunity to express your style and taste. It is also a solid motivation during the construction to select the “pretty” part of the project. But where to start… 1) Cabinetry – I suggest getting pricing… Continue reading Where to Buy Products For Your Home Renovation
Let’s face it, most people want their homes to look high-end without the price tag. There has been a huge movement in the building industry to bring affordable products at a reasonable price to the consumer. The interiors end of the business has brought a fair amount of confusion for the vendors, distributors and even… Continue reading How to Make Your Home Look High-End
Pulling together color concepts is fun, challenging and time consuming. But, where to begin, where to begin? Well, choose ONE thing that you absolutely love and work around that until all the pieces pull together beautifully. Remember, you need to be flexible and be willing to change direction here and there. With the “Beachy Cottage”… Continue reading How to Create Color Concepts
These ceramic 2×2 tiles bring a custom feel to the typical mosaic look. Available in 12 different colors as well as custom colors. They can also be fabricated in smaller and larger tiles. Think about these tiles as an artful inspiration to your kitchen or bathroom backsplash. To pull the textured space together, pulls and… Continue reading Handcrafted Tiles