Our First Floor Bathroom Takes Shape

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I can’t believe so much time has passed! We took a couple of much needed vacations, foster care got wild and I simply allowed more time than I had intended to go by with no update! I have to start catching you up on all that has been accomplished at the new house! I hope you […]

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When Progress Looks Like a Big Mess

The work on the house is moving right along! The removal of the wall is only just a sliver of the work that is being accomplished. The Electrician, The HVAC guy, the Plumber have all been hard at work and various crew members have done quite a bit of demolishing! Soon the place will begin […]

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The Design Vision

Blue Print Design

When I start a project with a client I always start by asking several important questions. These questions really direct the outcome of the project and the client’s satisfaction level. When I began designing this particular project for my own family, I asked myself the same set of questions. What do you want this space […]

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A Whole New View

When our contractor texted me a photo of the room without the wall, I was so excited that I ran right over to see for myself! I knew that the overall design success of this renovation would hinge on the removal of this wall, but WOW, to have it actually DONE is amazing! You know when you have a […]

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She’s a Brick…fireplace

The removal of the wooden mantelpiece took a fair bit of reconnoitering. My dad and I took off the front firebox surround and that allowed us to get some tiles removed. I was a little surprised to see how the tile came out. They were actually in panels, one on each side and a long […]

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A Fireplace Dilemma

I have had a fascination with houses, interior design/decorating and interior design problem solving ever since I was a little kid. I played Barbies for years, but instead of really playing with the dolls, I spent hours turning my entire bedroom into a rambling floor plan. I once spent an entire visit to my Grandparents’ […]

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A Home is Worth the Wait

After a winter’s worth of waiting, we finally closed on our home on March 18th! We hope you follow along on our journey as we chronicle the transformation of this beautiful home. Closing took a grand total of 30 minutes and during those 30 minutes we managed to miss several calls and texts from our […]

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