Kitchen Measurement Must Haves

I’m starting to work with new clients who will be undergoing a massive main floor and basement renovation.  We’re starting to work on planning the main floor first as the basement is undeveloped and we will need to move some plumbing for the new kitchen.  Having an unfinished basement will make that task easier. Right

Tiling a Master Bathroom Shower

Have you ever thought of tiling, or retiling your shower?  When thinking about tiling a shower, there is actually a lot to think of. What tile would you like to use? What is the look you are going for? What’s it going to look like all put together? And the biggest one for me, how

The Power of Paint

If you’ve been reading my blog, you will know that my dear friends recently sold their acreage and are downsizing to the city.  They found a beautiful home in the same community that I live in and I’ve been very fortunate to help them transform this house into their home.  When looking at refreshing their home the

Some of my renovation projects

As I write this I’m staring at 13 renovation project files that are either just getting starting and in the planning stages, are in full swing, or are just about completed.  I think the best part of my job is that although everyone is unique, I follow the same procedures with any project.  For someone

Navigating Your Renovation Budget

When considering a renovation, there typically comes a time when compromises need to be made.  Unless you have an abundant supply of money to renovate,  there is only so much you can do.  This held true for our recent home renovation.  My mantra throughout this entire renovation project was: This is not my forever home.

Designing Organized Spaces

This has been a very humbling month for me.  This past month I received not 1 but 2 different opportunities to be a guest speaker and 1 opportunity to be a guest blogger for a very popular blog (I can’t tell you who it’s for just yet,  but I’m totally pumped)!  One talk is going to be