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Designing a small space balcony | The curveball | Week 3 ORC

Designing a small space balcony | The curveball | Week 3 ORC

By Sheri 8 Comments
May 19, 2021
As you may know, I am once again participating in the One Room Challenge™ this spring designing a small space balcony. For week 3, I threw myself my own curveball. Yes, you read that right. Week one was an introduction to our 61 square foot space. Week 2 was reviewing the design plan we have […]
Small Balcony Ideas for Space Planning | Week 2 of the ORC

Small Balcony Ideas for Space Planning | Week 2 of the ORC

By Sheri 4 Comments
May 12, 2021
We’re already in week two of our small balcony project and this week, we’re going to take a look at the design we landed on. What kind of small balcony ideas do I have? One Room Challenge For those of you who are not familiar with the One Room Challenge™ , this fun event is […]
Small Balcony – But Mighty | Spring One Room Challenge

Small Balcony – But Mighty | Spring One Room Challenge

By Sheri 16 Comments
May 5, 2021
I can’t believe I am writing this, but somehow I decided to be a guest participant in the Spring 2021 One Room Challenge. The focus is going to be on a small balcony. This really does fall in the category of, “What the hell was I thinking?” along with a smattering of, “When the hell […]
Recessed Lighting | How many lights do I need?

Recessed Lighting | How many lights do I need?

By Sheri 16 Comments
April 30, 2021
When it comes to recessed lighting, or as many know it as pot lights, is there a correct number to use in a space? I’ve enlisted the help of two our our trusted electricians. Robb Lacey, with Jewel Electric and Peter Doner with 4 Star Electric are chiming in on this popular question we get. […]
Mother’s Day – Why I’ve got 3 things on my list this year

Mother’s Day – Why I’ve got 3 things on my list this year

By Sheri 30 Comments
April 23, 2021
I will warn you now, this is not exactly going to be a renovation post. I’m not going to lull you into sleep about supply chain issues, backorders, tracking orders, and pulling out my hair. And you can bet your sweet you-know-what I’m not going to be talking about Covid either. Today, I’m going to […]
Tile Installation | What you don’t know could cost you

Tile Installation | What you don’t know could cost you

By Sheri 16 Comments
April 16, 2021
Tile installation in a bathroom is very popular and quite typical for our clients. The situation that I’m going to talk about for this blog is such a sad story. Here is the history. Background We are very fortunate to be taking on the construction for a design colleague of mine, Caireen Kennedy with Shift […]
Renovation Headaches | Supply Chain Lead Times and Pricing

Renovation Headaches | Supply Chain Lead Times and Pricing

By Sheri 16 Comments
April 9, 2021
When my monthly newsletters go out on the first of the month, I include a ‘feature article’ that is typically not a blog post. This past April 1st, my feature was on renovation headaches. Not the construction headaches, but the supply chain headaches. So what exactly am I talking about? **A little side note: WordPress […]
Teleposts in a basement | What are the options?

Teleposts in a basement | What are the options?

By Sheri 21 Comments
April 2, 2021
When it comes to basement developments, we typically need to work around teleposts in a basement. Summer seems to be a great time to renovate kitchens and develop basements. Currently, we have three basement development plans for three wonderful families where the posts are coming into play with the design. Working around posts in a […]
Timeless Design | How to achieve this in your home

Timeless Design | How to achieve this in your home

By Sheri 9 Comments
March 26, 2021
When it comes to designing spaces, you may have heard of the phrase timeless design. What is exactly is timeless design and what does it mean to you? Timeless design has many meanings. Here are some meanings that you may have heard of. It will stand the test of time. The design that will never […]
Design for Wellbeing | Kohler may have exactly what you’re looking for

Design for Wellbeing | Kohler may have exactly what you’re looking for

By Sheri 18 Comments
March 19, 2021
Prior to the virtual Kitchen and Bath Show this year, I attended another virtual event featuring the design topic of ‘Design for Wellness‘. Kohler hosted this live, virtual event with many topics covered in the kitchen and bath industry. Having our lives turn upside down with Covid, the desire to have wellness in our own […]