What began as a desire for a larger refrigerator and a backyard upgrade – including a new pool and patio – evolved into a full-blown renovation involving most of the first floor. It was clear from the beginning that the floor plan was dated – reflecting the way people lived in the years just after WWII when the house was built.
Life is different in ways we couldn’t have imagined just one year ago. Not all of the changes have been negative. No one seems to miss commuting, and many people are embracing the new reality that home is not only where your heart is, it’s where your entire life is lived as well – we are working, playing, studying and relaxing at home.
An interior designer listens carefully to your needs, wants and must-haves, as well as your timeframe and budget. She makes sure your project goes according to plan, timeline and financial parameters, so if (or when) a problem arises, she focuses on the details, sweating the big things and the small stuff so you don’t have to.
Easy and affordable, clutter-reducing ideas that will look amazing in your kitchen. Great solutions that will keep your kitchen neat and organized, while also making sure the items sitting out on your countertop are both pretty to look at and easy to care for.
During these long days of quarantine, a space of one’s own has taken on new meaning. Scientific research underscores the importance of a good night’s sleep so creating a relaxing, soothing space is a must. The bedroom is where you start and end your day, your go-to to space to rest and rejuvenate and is a refuge within your home that’s just yours.
Our home does more than tell our story, it provides a welcome and much needed respite from the coarse reality of modern life. Providing shelter is the most basic function of our home, but as we contend with climate change, political instability, stock market volatility and a pandemic virus, we need a lot more from our home.
Buying art is a mysterious and challenging process even for professionals. When I see so many blank walls, I see a missed opportunity to express yourself, add character and interest, and to bring a little excitement to your space.