Important Kitchen Interior Design Components & How to Tie Them All Together… Part 2: Kitchen Lighting
As discussed this week on the Pete and Brenda radio show… This article is the second in a series that address kitchen interior design components that are important to consider if you are planning to remodel/update or build a new kitchen. Lighting: Lighting especially above your kitchen islands and/or eating nook is a very important area not … Continue reading →
Important Kitchen Interior Design Components & How to Tie Them All Together… Part 1: Kitchen Islands
This article is the first in a series that will address kitchen interior design components that are important to consider if you are planning to remodel/update or build a new kitchen. These components include:
– Kitchen Islands:
* Counter tops
– Vent Hoods
– Window treatments
– How to tie it all together into a cohesive look
The teenage girl who owns this room made a wise choice to ask for a room makeover for her birthday and to be surprised by the end results. This worked out very well, since we were able to first talk about her likes/dislikes, and make sure we understood what her wish list was for the room. After that I created a design plan for the parents to approve, incorporating her wish list items while meeting the budget. (We were fortunate in that she didn’t have a difficult wish list to meet.) Then we all got to work on planning and preparations to have the room done in a one week time period. As a result the room was completed quickly in the desired timeline. Further, the decisions and work weren’t dragged out over a long time period, and everyone had a great time at the surprise birthday unveiling…
This blog is a continuation of last week’s radio show and blog, on the Pete and Brenda radio show, where we discussed achieving energy savings with shade and blind products. This week we discuss…
– Custom fabric window treatments
– Outdoor drapery and awnings
This blog covers important energy efficiency and decorating capabilities of window treatments, including the latest trends and decorating tips. At the end I have included information on a special and limited time offer to receive a federal tax rebate as well.
My niece, who is getting married this summer, asked for my help with the center pieces for her wedding. This blog includes an example of a process for designing any centerpiece whether it’s for your home or a larger event, and also some money saving ideas, which are especially important if you have several tables to decorate.
Tips for creating a dramatic, sophisticated and comfortable space outside that will draw you out and welcome your friends and family
As discussed on the Pete and Brenda radio show to be aired on Wednesday, 3/30th 12:40 and 9:40pm PST, and continued the following Wednesday, 4/7th. This article reviews recent survey results on whether or not home staging is worth the investment, but why wait until you put your house up for sale? Now is a great time to start tackling your maintenance and repair to-do list, and make your home shine! This post also includes some cost-effective ideas that you can do now.
4 R’s of Spring Interior Decorating
– Reduce Clutter
– Renew and Reuse
As discussed on the Pete and Brenda radio show this week, this article contains some green, money saving tips for updating your window treatments by renewing and reusing…