Having a safe, comfortable, and versatile place for teens to gather with their friends may be an important consideration as you plan your lower level or basement remodel. As you plan for how to create a space that you would enjoy with your friends, also take into account some ways that your teen can also feel good about using the space and inviting their friends over as well. Here are some ideas for designing a teen-friendly space in the basement.Read More
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With larger holiday family meals coming up soon, you may be thinking about the function of your kitchen. Kitchens that work with you as you cook, serve, and clean will allow you to get the task done efficiently to be able to focus on your family and guests. Here are some tips for figuring out how your kitchen needs to function for you as you plan for your remodel.Read More
A contemporary and relaxing redesign makes a narrow master bathroom feel comfortable and open.
Long, narrow rooms can be challenging spaces to design. This master bathroom project in Indian Hill shows how to maximize usable space while maintaining a comfortable and accessible layout. The new bathroom is a beautifully appointed contemporary space with a playful and serene style. Color, motif, and layout come together in this bathroom for a fresh new space that allows you to easily ignore the long, narrow footprint.Read More
Five Ideas for Adding Tile Accents to Your Shower
With the sheer number and variety of shower tile options available, custom shower walls can become a canvas— full of possibilities. Though it's not a bad choice to stick with a single tile for a classic and minimalist look, there's also the chance to add character, color, and interest with the addition of accent tiles. This can often help a shower stand out and feel like a feature in the bathroom. Accent tiles are also a great design addition if there are tiles you really like that might blow your budget if you used more than a few dozen. Here are five ideas for accent tiles in the shower.Read More