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The Ultimate Lighting Guide for a kitchen: 3 areas to consider

The Ultimate Lighting Guide for a kitchen: 3 areas to consider

By Sheri 7 Comments
September 21, 2019
I am working on so many kitchen designs, I’ve got my head-space all around kitchens! When it comes to designing a kitchen, I also plan out lighting. Since I design many kitchens, I thought this would be a good topic to cover. My blog contains affiliate links. Any purchases, that are at no additional charge […]
Exactly how many decisions need to be made in a powder room?

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

By Sheri 23 Comments
September 14, 2019
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 […]
3 Ways to hide duct work: what are your options?

3 Ways to hide duct work: what are your options?

By Sheri 19 Comments
September 7, 2019
Oh…hiding duct work is not always an easy task! In doing some research for this blog, I wanted to first clarify what I mean by ductwork vs a soffit. A soffit is area between the top of the wall cabinets and the ceiling (and can also be known as a bulkhead). A bulkhead, in my renovation world, means we […]
Two-toned kitchen: This cute little kitchen gets a massive refresh

Two-toned kitchen: This cute little kitchen gets a massive refresh

By Sheri 22 Comments
August 31, 2019
It isn’t very often that I design a two-toned kitchen. In fact, this is my very first one that I have designed. Can you believe it? Crazy right? I was so delighted that very dear family friends of ours reached out to assist them with their kitchen refresh project. Two-Toned Kitchen – The Before I […]
Multi-Family Units: Habitat for Humanity provides a hand up

Multi-Family Units: Habitat for Humanity provides a hand up

By Sheri 6 Comments
August 24, 2019
I love spending time with Habitat for Humanity, and this year was no different. While I typically volunteer for the Women Build Day, I was unable to attend the event this past May. I was happy to be able to join a group of business owners this past week to lend a hand on new […]
Exterior Renovation: A James Hardie Winning Combination

Exterior Renovation: A James Hardie Winning Combination

By Sheri 8 Comments
August 17, 2019
I’m not sure how many of you know this, but I work with SIS Exterior Renovations to help their clients with exterior renovation selections. Last week I received a call from Alanna Foster, one of their consultants I work with. She had the BEST.NEWS.EVER. Exterior Renovation Before I get to the best news ever, you […]
Designing a Kitchen: How do I ensure function first?

Designing a Kitchen: How do I ensure function first?

By Sheri 7 Comments
August 10, 2019
When I work with clients to start designing a kitchen for them, there are many questions that are asked to get to know more about their existing space. What I typically like to do is a walkthrough through the entire main floor or the level where the kitchen is located. Sometimes, we will also tour […]
Pendant Lights over a kitchen island: How do I do it?

Pendant Lights over a kitchen island: How do I do it?

By Sheri 14 Comments
August 3, 2019
This past week, I worked in two different projects. While both projects are very different, they share a common theme: pendant lights over a kitchen island. What I typically suggest When I manage renovations, I like to have everything all sourced out, purchased, and onsite for the particular trade. That includes pendant lights over a […]
Project Reveal: An entire condo goes from dated and old to white and light.

Project Reveal: An entire condo goes from dated and old to white and light.

By Sheri 14 Comments
July 27, 2019
It was the fall of 2018 when if first had my eyes on 2 condos. The minute I walked in to the condos, I knew a couple of things: No one had lived in them for some time. I wish I could explain the smell, but I’m sure you get the idea of what a […]
Main Floor Remodel Plan: See what we’ll have cooking for this home!

Main Floor Remodel Plan: See what we’ll have cooking for this home!

By Sheri 14 Comments
July 20, 2019
Designing a main floor remodel plan has many moving components. There is a lot to consider and think about. The design needs to be functional and then it also has to be designed to fit the budget! This week, I’m going to share the plans we have for the main floor remodel plan. What we […]