It is that time of year where we compile a Year in Review 2021. While I look back to last year at this time, we were anticipating a new year with trepidation. We really didn’t know what to look forward to, what life was going to throw at us, and what the world was going
This week a new renovation/refresh project will be starting. I met my client like I meet the majority of my clients; through a referral from a past client. When I met my client she was looking to have her main bathroom and her kitchen refreshed. As it is with all of my clients, I knew
When I first started working with the family that owns this home, it was made clear that through this process, the first step and wish was to get a plan in place first. They goal was to save money for the renovation and start the renovation when they were financially ready. When you think of it,
I am super excited to share this renovation with all of you as it not only is stunning, but it definitely was a work in progress. What do I mean by that? What I mean is that the first conversations that I had with my clients were in April of 2015! Yes, that is not a
On October 17, 2106, I met my client to discuss a potential kitchen renovation. One of the questions she asked me is, “Can I have a new kitchen before Christmas?” As I’m a backwards planner I took a look at my calendar and quickly worked through a kitchen renovation timeline and thought: It’s totally do-able,
This past week, I was overjoyed to be able to bring my photographer, Ruth Skiffington Photography, to a home that has gone a complete honey oak transformation. Honey Oak Transformation The Big Picture When I first met my clients, they were ready to rid themselves of the honey oak that was all over their home.
Over the past couple of months, I’ve had a number of DIY (Do It Yourself) renovators looking to have a renovation design plan created. While I did have a client who called me after a load bearing wall was removed (as they didn’t know it was a load bearing wall and this was a major
When I first met my clients at the Calgary Home + Design Show they had stopped at the ‘Ask An Expert’ booth to ask me questions about their kitchen. I got to hear about how there were not in love with their kitchen and how they did not love their fireplace that shared the space.
When it comes to discussing a kitchen renovation, I like to give my clients as many options as I can. Now every client and every situation is different. There is always a budget to consider, the state the cabinets are in, as well as the functionality of the existing kitchen. So what exactly are your
I am delighted to present this renovation project that I’ve called “A Fresh Start“. I gave this project this name as the entire house went through some kind of renovation and this family is truly getting a fresh start! A Fresh Start Renovation: Before I see a lot of these houses with a very similar