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Working Out At Home

Covid-19 has us staying home and staying safe. Gettingenough exercise without regular “gym time” has been areal challenge for my clients who require a routine andregimen to stay on top of their fitness and mental wellbeing. If you’re fortunate to be able to designate...

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Waterproof Hardwood Flooring

I am excited to introduce water-proof hardwood flooring to our midwest market. If you’ve always wanted the natural beauty of real wood, but determined that wood was too fragile for you or your kids and pets; think again! The technology involves pairing a stone polymer...

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Carpet Trend: Silky & Soft

Even though the carpet footprint has shrunk in today’smodern floor plan, consumers are absolutely loving theluxurious feel of the extremely soft carpet styles. Thesesynthetic yarns utilize the latest technology to combineperformance with the ultimate comfort. If...

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Floors With Pattern

One of the favorite parts of my job is touring trade shows.Back in January of 2017, I was amazed at how manypatterned floors were on display. Trends tend to begin onthe east and west coast in the U.S., and eventually maketheir way over to those of us tough enough to...

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Cambria for Beauty and Function

I recently had the pleasure of designing a homeowner’s dream bath! The design process led me down a path where I used Cambria in both expected and innovative ways. Beautiful as a counter and tub surround, but also functional as a shower bench, shower curb, a window...

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Remodeling Your Master Bath

If you’re considering a master bath renovation, there are several key design elements to think about. Smart design begins with “function,” or how you use this private space. This approach leaves many homeowners abandoning the trends of the past to create a modern...

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Fireplace Style

Lately I’ve been giving a lot of design attention to the fireplace. Changing this area can be a dramatic makeover, as it is often the focal point of the room. What I find most enjoyable about this update is getting this area “right” for each homeowner. This begins...

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Yoga Studio at Home

More than a physical workout, yoga fosters a deeper understanding of your body, mind, and soul. If you’ve committed to a yoga practice, you may want to create a space in your home where you can listen to your inner self and take a break from running on autopilot....

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Adding Style to Stairs

If you’re like most homeowners who have made the switch from wall to wall carpeting to wood, vinyl, laminate or tile, you may be asking yourself, “What should I do with my stairs?” This is a common question and 75% of homeowners are selecting patterned carpeting as...

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Hardwood Flooring; Oak is Back!

Yes, it’s true.  Oak hardwood floors are the hottest trend in wood flooring. Oak has managed to reinvent itself into a modern look, disguising itself so well that most clients can’t believe it’s oak they are getting excited about!  If you’ve previously described...

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