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Contemporary Cottage Refresh

This beautiful circa 1920 cottage has even more curb appeal with a new custom stain glass and wood framed door. The stain glass color and design was chosen to beautifully tie into the lavish colorful garden, and leafy green views out the bright windows.

The door looks beautiful on both the outside and the inside. It has become an interior focal point as we have turned what was a simple stone entry with cement floors, into a multi-use, year round space. One side is utilized as a home office, complete with stationary bike for exercise in-between conference calls, and the other side is a small reading nook. Directly across from the entry we customized a built-in area for coats, shoes and hanging backpacks, that is organized and welcoming when walking into the home.

We changed the entry into the main house to include two sets of French Doors that lead into an Asian inspired Living Room. Simplicity and calm were the style direction. The fireplace received a long overdue makeover, brightening up dark tired brick with a clean white wash. The hearth was updated with a beautiful stone slab, replacing broken 4×4 terra cotta tiles.

The new wall paint accentuated the architectural detail original to the house over the fireplace, with a graduating pattern leading up to the ceiling. New crown molding, window blinds, and built ins with seating and storage flanking the fireplace, completed the new look!

Oct. Design Newsletter, 2022

Are you looking forward to the cooler, crisper Fall temperatures? Autumn leaves, sweaters and snuggling by the fire? We are!

Our projects are moving ahead nicely. We are now focusing on the inside of our Rhode Island project, for a winter completion date…

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Aug-Sept. Design Newsletter, 2022

How will your outdoor activities change with the Summer to Fall weather and cooler temps? Will you go from sitting around the pool to sitting around the firepit? However you decide to spend your time outside, creating a relax at home environment is important for your mind and body to refresh and regroup…

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July Design Newsletter, 2022

We are so excited to present our NEW WEBSITE! Did you get a chance to take a look? Perfect timing as we are in the middle of a July Freshen up with new accessories, ideas and inspiration for you.

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June Design Newsletter, 2022

The focus of our June Design Newsletter is unique materials to incorporate in home design projects for our clients. Whether it is a new front entry door or deck railings we have creative solutions!

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June Renovation Materials

We tend to get very creative when our clients tell us they are ready to make a change in their home. After we decide the style direction, the next task is selecting which materials to use to fulfill the vision…

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Trending in Spring 2022

We use trending information to understand how our environment, society and world influences are affecting what we want to surround ourselves with, in our own spaces…

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KBIS/IBS 2022, Part 2

What about creating a floating stairway for your home with glass enclosure to make it an architectural focal point? What about a custom range hood in copper with wrap around metal detail? What about floating burners in the middle of a beautiful stone slab for you to cook and entertain for the holidays? How about an OUTDOOR kitchen?…

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Spring Collection

SPRING is finally here and we have hand picked some beautiful items to brighten up your home. From rugs to candlesticks to lighting in many different colors and shapes…

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KBIS/IBS 2022, Part 1

The Kitchen & Bath Show (KBIS), combined with the International Builder Show (IBS) was the place to be in Orlando, Florida last week. Well attended and filled with stunning solutions, the obvious focus was on COLOR in the home!

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The common element throughout is good design. There’s always a reason why an element is chosen for a certain place, whether it’s a colorful painting in a room or a specific fabric on a chair. There’s also a functionality to every item that is unique to each project’s solution. It’s sort of like an oversized jigsaw puzzle with a place and reason for each piece.

“Your rooms are like a painting. Each component is a brushstroke to create the whole picture. It’s magic every time!”