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Electrical Panel: What you need to know before a renovation

Electrical Panel: What you need to know before a renovation

By Sheri 17 Comments
July 3, 2020
I have invited an electrician that we use on our projects to discuss a topic that’s not very pretty or sexy, but SUPER important during a renovation. Your electrical panel is something that is always looked at when we take on a renovation project. I’d like you to meet Robb Lacey who is the owner […]
We need new furniture.  Can I afford custom furniture?

We need new furniture. Can I afford custom furniture?

By Sheri 17 Comments
June 27, 2020
When most people hear the word ‘custom’ they cringe as most times, it seems to equate to pricey. So let’s take a look at what custom furniture really means, and what you’re getting by purchasing a custom piece. Custom Furniture I believe there are 4 pros for choosing custom furniture: the opportunity to get exactly […]
Creating a custom furniture layout with a limited budget

Creating a custom furniture layout with a limited budget

By Sheri 14 Comments
June 19, 2020
We are currently working in a home where both the second story and the main floor are getting some love. Part of the love that this home is getting involves creating a custom furniture layout, with a limited budget. Setting the Stage When I first met with this lovely couple, they were looking to refresh […]
Tweaking a Renovation Budget: How to make the right decisions

Tweaking a Renovation Budget: How to make the right decisions

By Sheri 22 Comments
June 12, 2020
This past week, we started a new project, in conjunction with Debra Blake Designs, to update a main bathroom. For this project we had to do some tweaking of the renovation budget prior to starting. Background of the Bathroom First of all, the home that we are working in may potentially be sold within five […]
“The Little Ripples that Cause the Big Waves”: Black lives matter

“The Little Ripples that Cause the Big Waves”: Black lives matter

By Sheri 28 Comments
June 5, 2020
While I normally talk about renovations, kitchens and bathrooms, I feel that the time is not right to do so. To be honest, I’m not sure what I feel as there are so many emotions going on in my little head. Black Lives Matter was the top news story this week. I’m not sure if […]
What does it look like when we provide a full service renovation?

What does it look like when we provide a full service renovation?

By Sheri 22 Comments
May 29, 2020
When I am contacted about an upcoming renovation, I typically review my steps with the potential client. Part of what I absolutley love to do is provide the full service renovation. So what is all involved in full service and what does it really mean? Step 1 – Let’s meet For most of my renovations […]
Home Refresh Project:  Here’s a sneak peek and what we have planned

Home Refresh Project: Here’s a sneak peek and what we have planned

By Sheri 16 Comments
May 22, 2020
We are getting to start an entire home refresh project for clients and I can’t wait! Although there is still work to get ready, we are pulling together all of the elements to make this dream come a reality for our clients and their young family. The plan for our home refresh project For this […]
Outdoor Living Space: A backyard plan to enjoy for years to come

Outdoor Living Space: A backyard plan to enjoy for years to come

By Sheri 30 Comments
May 15, 2020
I’m taking a break from my Age in Place design to focus on an outdoor living space. You see, we are going to miss two vacations we had planned and since we don’t know when we will be travelling again, we are going to put some TLC into our backyard. So what exactly do we […]
Is your head in the sand knowing what it costs to remodel?

Is your head in the sand knowing what it costs to remodel?

By Sheri 26 Comments
May 8, 2020
When it comes to knowing what it costs to remodel a space in your home, do you really know the costs? I mean, REALLY know the costs? The reason I thought this would be a good topic is that we are in the process of getting quotes to re-landscape our backyard. I have a number […]
Age in Place: 3 Key features my parents villa is missing

Age in Place: 3 Key features my parents villa is missing

By Sheri 26 Comments
May 2, 2020
The past couple of weeks, I have been writing a blog series around Age in Place design. I have covered the following: Master Bathroom Master Bedroom Master Closet & Laundry Room Kitchen I have really enjoyed designing this bungalow. And while the main floor is complete, I will be working on a second story (walkout […]
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