3 Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2020: Why these stood out for me

There are many reasons I love attending the Kitchen and Bath Show. While I don’t focus too much on trends when working with private clients, it is always fun to see what the kitchen and bath trends are for 2020. Trends are especially important for me when working on investment properties. Investment properties need to

Kitchens and Baths: Sharing my KBIS 2020 experience with you.

If you ever want to see the latest and greatest for kitchens and baths, attending the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) is THE place to be. I am very fortunate to be attending the show next week in Las Vegas. Now, before you all go, “Ohhhh…Las Vegas….”, you need to realize one thing. If

Powder Room – We’re packing a punch in this space

Last week, I wrote about a master bathroom that we are going to start in the new year. For this same family, we are also going to refresh their powder room. Powder Room As Is For this particular space, we are faced with a few challenges. There is a very tight angle that we need

Bathroom Designs: When asking ahead can save you a headache

I have my head knee deep in bathroom designs these days. Right now, I’m working on A master bathroom and a fun powder room for one family. Another master bathroom, master closet, main bath, and the addition of a main floor laundry space for another family. In both instances, I did something that I’ve learned

Faucets for your home: what are you getting for more money?

When working with clients in pulling together budgets, there is typically room to manipulate the budget when selecting products. When working on a kitchen or bath project, we are always discussing faucets for the home. I have written a number of blogs about how we go about pulling a budget together. A comment on this

Exactly how many decisions need to be made in a powder room?

This past week, I’ve been designing a powder room for an upcoming refresh project for my clients. Powder rooms are typically a half-bath meaning they have vanity and a toilet. So really, there’s nothing special about them and they’re typically not a huge space. I was once told by a good friend and colleague of

Project Reveal – 2 Bathroom Makeovers for one family

I am FINALLY sharing this project of 2 bathroom makeovers that was completed early this year! You may be aware that I love giving a name for my projects. This project was jokingly called ‘Game of Thrones’ as this family was going to be getting 2 new thrones (aka – toilets) for their new bathrooms

Creating a Smart Home: Simple home automation solutions

I’ve been home from KBIS 2019 for two days now and scouring through all of my pictures to decide what to report back.  As I looked at all of my pictures, there were some consistent themes I saw. One of the most interesting, and a bit scary for this old chick, is home automation.  While