The 1950s and the Dawn of Mid-Century Modern The 1950s introduced the very popular Mid-century Modern interior design style. Pastels became popular while incorporating bold designs from fruit to polka dots. Linoleum floors had fun new designs to choose from and wall to wall carpet was now an option. Living rooms were filled with Scandinavian […]



Rebuilding and Redesigning in the 1940s In 1939, World War II began, and because all resources were going towards the war efforts, interior design was a no-nonsense, practical, and functional endeavor. This began the American traditional style, with basic colors and a simple floral design. Wallpaper was used to brightly decorate the walls, furniture tended […]

Get Cozy in your Perfect Bedroom Haven

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Get Cozy in your Perfect Bedroom Haven There’s just something about a cozy haven. Where you can turn the main lights down, the mood lights up, and pull a warm fuzzy blanket over you and feel the outside world melt away as you cozy into your sanctuary. Although it’s not a place we can hide […]

Asking an Expert: Cabinet Refinishing

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Ask an Expert Talking with a Local Cabinet Refinishing Professional We sat down with a local painting contractor that has been an expert in his field for over 15 years, and has taken on the incredibly detail-oriented skill of refinishing kitchen cabinets. We’ve all heard of the DIY kits, but something told us there’s a […]

Home Trends throughout the Decades

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Home Trends throughout the Decades A look inside some of the best interior design trends – and the not so good! With every decade comes new trends, in homes and throughout culture. Interior design trends ran from modest and simplistic to glamorous and bold. Whether you feel drawn to simplicity in neutral colors and plain […]

Boho Boys ‘Adventure’ Themed Nursery: A Space That Grows with Baby

There is so much to do when preparing to welcome your first child! Crib and diapers and clothes and toys… you make a list, and it just seems to get longer the closer you get to welcoming your new bundle! Through all that preparation, it was really important to me to have a nursery that felt like an oasis, functioned well, and would grow with my son as he grew!

7 Things We All Hate About Home Building

Nothing meaningful comes instantly. It takes time and effort and patience! The same can be said for building or renovating your dream home. It takes time, money, effort, a team of skilled people and a whole. lot. of. patience. Here are 7 things we ALL HATE about home building and how to overcome them with confidence!

How To Decorate Your Space Like a Professional – A Beginner’s Guide

A Beginner’s Guide How To Decorate Your Space LIKE A PROFESSIONAL 1. Rip off that bandaid & start! Listen.  You’ve got this!  Every person, family and home is different.  Trust me it feels like I’ve been in thousands of homes and not a single one is the same.  So, while you see all of these […]

7 Amazing & Unique Homes Around the World

7 AMAZING & UNIQUE HOMES AROUND THE WORLD We always love to see what others around the world are creating as their home!  Below are just a few of the amazing and beautiful homes from all over the globe!  Enjoy! the house in the city 5 x 20 Designed by Story Architecture, in Binh Tan, […]

Before You Build – A Simple Guide To Building Your Dream Home

Facebook Instagram Pinterest Linkedin Before You Build – A Simple Guide To Building Your Dream Home Have you been dreaming of a new home, but building seems complex, out of reach, and overwhelming? You are certainly not alone. Believe it or not it’s simpler and possibly more affordable than you think… let’s get you started. […]

Designing Around Children and Pets For Home

One of the greatest challenges for young homeowners or pet lovers is to design a space around kids and pets. Keeping in mind the factors of cleanliness, hygiene, comfort, and functionality, it is important to design a space strategically, while considering a few do’s and don’ts when it comes to material specifications, interior decoration items, and space planning. Whether it is smart technology or creative DIY ideas, here is a list of a few ideas that you can incorporate in your homes to aim for a kid- and pet-friendly space.

Project Highlight: An Architect’s Custom Home Office

As an architect and designer, there is a high demand for technology (tons of screens!) but also a space to lay out large drawings to review, sketch, hand render etc. Additionally I needed a space I could comfortably meet with clients and other professionals. I also needed TONS of storage! Take a look at the highlights of the process and how we, in partnership with Susquehanna Craftsmen, achieved the finished look!