May 2016

The Happy Farmhouse Story

May 26th, 2016|Residential Interior Design|

Not long ago we were fortunate to be called into a project that allowed us to showcase our residential interior design services. Clients relocating from California fell in love with 1700s stone farmhouse in Pequannock, New Jersey, and dreamt of restoring it to its old world charm. They first retained a firm that specializes in [...]

Is Remodeling Worth It?

May 6th, 2016|Residential Interior Design|

When my husband and I were searching for our first home it was all about the neighborhood and the school district, there was barely a thought of it being the single largest financial investment we would make in our lives.  As long as we were pre-qualified, we were good to go. We were young and naive and as luck would have it, we did make [...]

Interior Design Consultations Help Sell Real Estate

May 6th, 2016|Residential Interior Design|

No matter how logical we like to think we are, buying a home is an instinctual and emotional process.  Often potential buyers will dismiss a home within seconds of visiting the property before a realtor has any opportunity to point out its features or benefits. A real estate interior design consultation can help homes sell and may just be worth [...]

Interior Design Planning: Advantages of Planning Ahead

May 6th, 2016|Residential Interior Design|

In today's fast paced, society of instant gratification it has become challenging to convince clients that "good things come to those who wait." Today's consumer just wants to go to a website, search, add to cart and check out to have items magically appear on their doorstep in a few short days. A local contractor [...]

Window Placement & Furniture: How to Plan Ahead

May 6th, 2016|Residential Interior Design|

My passion for planning grew out of the fact that often times I was called upon to assist with a project in the midst of construction.  Framing had been completed, sheetrock was about to be installed and decisions were needed on finishes and materials to allow construction to continue at a steady pace. Upon entering [...]