Custom Interior Design Is a Wise Investment

Many people who are planning to have their kitchen or bathroom professionally remodeled begin by touring home improvement stores and appliance stores for ideas on what materials to use for their “dream” kitchen or bath. Unfortunately, too much weight is often given to the initial cost of a given material. While cost is an important element to any remodeling project, it’s very easy to be penny-wise and dollar-foolish. The fact is, if you’re going to remodel a kitchen or bath, planning it with the help of aprofessional interior designer is the best way to go. There are a variety of reasons for this. Interior designers have access to planning tools and technology that most homeowners don’t even know exist, much less have access to. In addition to that, designers have insider knowledge on trends, new materials, local building codes and technical issues. These tools and expertise will not only save you Continue reading

2013 Interior Design Trends

You don’t have to be an award winning designer to have a modern kitchen or bathroom. Oftentimes, understanding current design trends can go a long way in creating a personalized look that supplies both form and function to your remodel. 2013 Interior Design trends are an eclectic mix of colors and patterns. Take a few minutes to learn about what is happening in the world of design. Even knowing a few simple things that you like (and things you don’t like!) can help as we build your perfect kitchen or bath. 1. Chevron Upholstery A Chevron pattern is a line or strip that is shaped like a “V” or an inverted “V”. The best way to introduce this design in the kitchen is to upholster bar stools and chairs. To integrate a Chevron look in the bathroom, choose a fun shower curtain or Chevron patterned towels. 2. Brass 3. Grass Cloth Wallpaper Continue reading

Tips for Denver Bathroom Remodeling: Fixing up a Cramped Bathroom

So your bathroom’s a little cramped, and you’re thinking of a small renovation project – maybe something to widen the space. You can always take down a wall to make your bathroom bigger, but this isn’t always an option. If you’re looking for great ideas for your Denver bathroom remodeling project that don’t require major demolition, these quick tips for making your bathroom less cramped are for you. Add or expand natural lighting options: If your bathroom has windows, opting for larger ones can easily widen the space. Larger windows allow for brighter natural light, which helps to make the room feel larger, and also makes it seem cleaner as well. The added fresh air and light make for a much more inviting and open space. Opt for larger mirrors: Large mirrors have the same effect large windows do. They affect the way light works in the room, as well as give it a Continue reading