When an interior designer gets into a room, they look at the surroundings. Their mission is more than just customization, it is learning about the hobbies and interests of the client. One can discover a crafter’s needs just by looking at what lies in plain view. Organization and storage are the arteries of a functional custom craft room. Crafters have exacting and specific needs. Staying organized helps to meet these needs while being efficient. If crafting supplies are finding a home on your desk or dining table, it’s time to consider new options. Open and closed storage options like customized shelving or rolling drawers can contribute to your crafting room’s success. Open storage options like shelving, cabinets and cubbies are highly recommended for those daily-use items. For supplies used less often, think about closed storage options. Closed storage options could be an entertainment center with doors or bookcase, sealed totes, Read more
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Inspire productivity through home office design How your home office helps you work. A home office is more than just a workspace. It is a worker’s refuge. It’s the one place in the house that needs boundaries, focus, and organization. Most homes with an extra bedroom or living area can easily be converted into a functional professional haven. Imagine a counter or desk area with perfect lighting built to your exacting specifications. It would be nestled in your perfect spot looking out a window, viewing a mural, or landscape. You spend most of your life working. Why not spend it in a place you’ll enjoy time and time again? An office should have a purpose but be welcoming and multifunctional. Consider storage options like custom closets or cabinets. Racks, shelving, and even color or wood stains can play a part of your office design and psychology. Chromotherapy can be implemented Read more
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Entertainment meets organization Custom Built-in Shelves and Cabinets Creating The Ultimate Built-In Spending more time at home? We know, us too! More people than ever are using their home as an office space. There has been a dramatic increase of home office improvements and organizational upgrades in the last year. It’s not surprising. Consider that we spend most of our time at work. Now that the work is coming home, it’s more important than ever to keep dedicated professional space. A home office is no longer a rare luxury. Entertainment centers, mudrooms, and murphy beds are resurging in modern day home and interior design. Ultimately, we’re getting more efficient with our interior spaces! For example,built-in shelving is a cost-effective way to increase storage space, access commonly used items, and decrease clutter throughout your house. Murphy beds allow for multiple guests to have comfortable sleeping arrangements at the pull of a Read more
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Did you have guests this holiday season? Did they have items that needed storing? What once was a nice to have is now quickly becoming a necessity, especially during the pandemic. Originally designed to store property or outdoor clothing near the building’s side entrance, mudrooms weren’t always referred to what they are today. The term “mudroom” was not coined until the mid-1950s. Mudrooms were technically used before, but were known as “little houses”. Their revolutionary era past arose from wealthy landowners who proceeded to build more substantial colonial or plantation style dwellings. As they built larger homes, their original smaller buildings were transitioned towards storage. This was the beginning of mudroom-style use. Once considered to be a luxury of home improvement, they have found new purpose recently. Mudrooms can serve as the airlock of the family home. During COVID-19, they have been used to quarantine outside clothing and contaminated items Read more
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Tossing the covers aside, one can hear the distant clanging of pots and pans. The warm, sweet scent of baked goods permeates the air. Stepping outside the bedroom, you begin a daily kitchen-march for coffee. Descending the staircase, snoring graces your ears. Two late arrivals arrived the night before. They were forced to sleep on that old couch mom kept in the basement. If only you had the space, or better yet; a murphy bed! Murphy Beds provide extra bed space on demand by installing premium mattresses into a spring-loaded bed frame. Not only will this allow you to get your coffee in peace but provide privacy and comfort for your family. Having an extra bed in your home can be the difference between your assuming your daily routine, and tiptoeing around your own home! When you’re done with the bed, simply fold up the frame and mattress into the Read more
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