5 High-End Kitchen Must-Haves

The kitchen has always been considered the heart of the home, and this is even more true after being home-bound throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. (I sometimes feel like I can’t escape my kitchen, especially when kids seem to want snacks and meals alllll day long.) Luxury kitchen remodels are in high demand as we use…

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How to Decorate a Long Narrow Living Room

Close your eyes for me and picture a galley kitchen. They’re long, narrow, often cramped, and very blah. They’re definitely not ideal, but it’s pretty straightforward from a design perspective, right? A long, narrow living room, however, is very different. You still want that space to feel cozy and intentional, and it’s not a one-size-fits-all…

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5 Easy Ways to Create a Hotel-Inspired Living Room

Have you ever stayed in a gorgeous boutique hotel and completely fallen in love with the vibe? I have. In fact, I’m now a convert and will opt to stay in a boutique hotel over the average chain any chance I get. Sure, they are a bit of an investment – but for a night…

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Home Maintenance Tips

The holidays are over, the decorations are put away, and it’s time to get your home back in order for the new year. While a deep cleaning is probably high on your to-do list, it’s also important to clean and maintain your furnishings and decor regularly throughout the year so that they look their best…

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What Materials to Avoid for Rugs

There are so many beautiful rugs out there, at all kinds of price points. But just because a rug looks great and feels good underfoot doesn’t mean it’s a quality rug! Some rugs are made of materials that can’t handle spills and stains, and others look good to the eye but feel terrible underfoot. Here…

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5 Tips for Your First Meeting with an Interior Designer

Once you’ve taken the plunge and hired an interior designer (woohoo!) it can seem intimidating. What do you need to know to get ready for your first session together? Prepping in advance is important and makes the most of your limited time together. Here are 5 tips for your first meeting with an interior designer:…

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What’s The Best Material for Kitchen Countertops?

One of the most critical questions to consider when planning a kitchen remodel is: what’s the best material for kitchen countertops? There is no shortage of great-looking options, each with its own pros and cons. Keep in mind, there is no universal best, because we all have different needs, tastes and budgets, but making an…

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How to Live Through a Kitchen Remodel

Renovations are tough, and it’s going to suck. Anytime you have your home invaded by contractors with walls knocked down, dust everywhere, and people in and out constantly it’s rough times. In fact, behind money struggles, remodels are the number two cause of divorce (yikes!). But don’t worry – there are things you can do…

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The Best Paint Colors for Walls, Trim, Cabinets, and More

All month we’ve been talking about color, so today I’m re-posting the best paint colors for walls, trim, cabinets, and more (with a new addition, too!). This is one of our most popular blog posts so if you missed it before, I hope it’s a useful resource for you now. Now, don’t die of shock:…

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