Category Archives: Interior Design

Simply White

Going into 2016 consumers should expect to see “less is more” color palettes with more neutral color tones and less color. Benjamin Moore’s 2016 color of the year is Simply White while Sherwin Williams named Alabaster, another flattering natural white, … Continue reading

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Over the Tabletop 2015

The North Mecklenburg Woman’s Club recently held their 7th annual Over the Tabletop & Sip and Shop at The Peninsula Club in Cornelius. Over the last 100 years, this organization has brought together women to promote and support social, educational … Continue reading

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Maximize your lighting budget when you update your home

A real estate professional that I’ve been working with for many years recently purchased a total fixer-upper in our area for their own retirement home. The home has good bones and desirable ranch floor plan; however, this property had been … Continue reading

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Renovation Dream Team Transforms Historic Home

While not perfect, the Burton family decided to purchase their 1947 home in historic Dilworth because of its desirable location and because they had vision and immediately saw the home’s renovation potential, a gift not all buyers possess. Rather than … Continue reading

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Interior door style

For many years, white interior trim has been most prevalent in homes here in the south. Older homes with dark stained interior doors or trim are often painted white to update the look and feel of a home; however, I’ve … Continue reading

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5 Interior design trends that won’t break the bank

Interior design trends tend to change every seven years on average. Do you remember the “hunter green” color scheme that was very popular in the 1980’s and carried on into the 1990’s? Only then was it replaced with gold tones … Continue reading

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Step up ways to utilize space under your stairs

The space underneath stairs in homes is often left underutilized by designers and builders.  This area in the home is actually a great resource to gain a few more square feet of functional space in your home. The more common … Continue reading

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