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Luxury Family Living

5 Tips for Luxury Family Living

Attaining livable luxury with your family can seem like an overwhelming task. However, if you are keen on creating a home your family will love, it is much simpler than you think. The key is to strike a balance between modern design and functional convenience. As Rhode Island Interior Designers we offer five tips for luxury family living. Whether you are buying or renovating a home, these tips will help you create a space that speaks of comfort and luxury.

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Kitchen remodel

Kitchen Remodel: Beautiful Cedar Point Project Reveal!

Our amazing clients (now friends) bought a beautiful home in Barrington, RI, that needed a kitchen remodel. We came up with a plan that included a moderate layout tweak, paint (top to bottom), stair railing refresh, hardwood refinishing, furnishings, window treatments and accessories. Oh, and there were only 8 weeks until they needed to move into their home. We love a challenge and helping good people. As a full service interior design firm we have amazing partners and knew we could help our new clients make decisions that would would benefit their budget and timeline, so we jumped in head first!

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Large Scale Remodel

Modern Colonial Project Reveal Part 2

Revealing some small but mighty spaces today. Our clients wanted to increase the functionality of the garage entryway, which had a full bathroom and laundry closet. They only needed a 1/2 bathroom here, but wanted to add a mudroom space and keep the laundry in that area. We love problem solving and tackled the layout challenge!

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large scale home renovation

Modern Colonial Kitchen & Dining Room Renovation Reveal

This kitchen went from dark and cramped to open and bright! It still has tons of storage, features and style. . The overall goal of this renovation project was to create better flow, maximize space and increase the natural light. Of course we also wanted to make sure they have plenty of storage and functional features.

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Refresh Your Dining Room with Boho Farmhouse Design Inspiration!

My old dining room had a distinctive farmhouse style, but I have been transitioning my home from a to be more boho-farmhouse. My overall goals were to have a brighter, lighter space that still fits with the older stye of my home. The house is a 1874 farmhouse that has had a couple of thoughtfully added additions put on during its 140+ years. I also wanted some additional storage space, a wine fridge, and I wanted a larger table that could comfortably seat 8-10. Erika and I love mixing old and new pieces as well as different styles to give character and function to a room and we took the same approach here.

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ensuit

Eleanor Ensuite Reveal

We are revealing our Eleanor Ensuite Project with budget, fixture links and before and after shots! We converted our 4 bedroom 1 and a half bathroom house to a 3 bedroom 2 and half baths AGAIN! We did this in our last house and the ROI was amazing.

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Modern Colonial Remodel

Today we are sharing one of our favorite projects to date. When we met these clients we connected with them from the start. That’s super important because it’s been a long process (even longer thanks to the pandemic) but construction is about to kick off and we are so excited to see these changes come to life. Today we’re going to share some of the plans and talk about certain decisions that were made and why. Obviously this is a really condensed look at the process, but it definitely covers the highlights!

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How to Finance Your Home Improvements

We are design experts but not financial ones…but we know people often debate the best way to finance their home improvement projects or maybe aren’t aware of all the options. That’s why we’ve brought in an expert on this post. Welcome to our guest blogger, Jennifer Nunes who will take us through home equity, 203k loans and other financing options.

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