Wednesdays Work-In-Progress

Follow our transformations as they happen and pick up some design tips and trends along the way

Wednesdays Work-In-Progress: June 3, 2020

Our New Service! NEWS! I have always believed that your home is your sanctuary.  My goal is to help you create a place where you feel comfortable, safe and joyful.  I am happy to announce that I now have a realtor’s license and joined the KANTER TEAM at Dreamtown Reality.  In addition to interior design

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress: May 20, 2020

At Home With a Spa South Loop Transformation The move to Chicago and renovation of the owner’s condo is still on schedule to begin in June.  With the fireplace and powder room designs complete, we are now finalizing the master bathroom.  It is one of the most important places in the home!  Master Bathrooms can

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress: April 22, 2020

Vintage Goes Virtual! Vintage in Evanston A vintage apartment in Evanston is set to be painted and spruced up throughout.  Collaborating through email with samples in hand, we have selected colors, sconces, and window shade options for the living room. A wall of windows lets in lots of natural light in the beautiful, large living

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress: April 1, 2020

Visit a Virtual Project! South Loop Condo Renovation The best renovation scenario is to accomplish all the work before moving in.  This strategy not only saves you from having to live through it, the contractors can get their work done faster and more efficiently.  This is exactly the plan my out of town client had

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress: March 18, 2020

Finally Finished! New Home in Old Town The lower level of this vintage rowhouse was cold, dark and dingy, yet the new homeowners had a vision to transform it into a multi-purpose space including a bedroom and study area with separate laundry, bathroom and storage.  After months of work involving the removal of white paint

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress: February 12, 2020

New Website and Project Photos! A LOOK BACK Creating Space in a City Duplex A Lincoln Park family set out to completely renovate a duplex-down, with the intent to raise their 3 daughters there.  Careful space planning and custom built-ins utilize every bit of space and provide ample storage.  See all the photos on our

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress: January 22, 2020

New Year, New Renovation in Uptown BEFORE IN PROGRESS: Flooring installation This Uptown condo is undergoing a full renovation in preparation to be put on the market. Dark warm-gray wood is being installed throughout.  The kitchen was  gutted and the opening between it and the living room has been widened.  The photos above and below

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress December 4, 2019

    Classic with a Modern Twist West Loop Kitchen With only a day to spare, the kitchen is almost complete in time for move in day.  The backsplash tile has been installed and will be grouted next.  The light gray tile has a classic feel with a modern twist — 5″x 5″ squares feature

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress October 30, 2019

Textured White and Smooth Gray Textured White and Smooth Gray in the West Loop Loft Move in day is November 14, giving us just enough time to complete everything.  The cabinets have been installed–countertops, backsplash tile and pendant lights will follow.  A mix of textured white and warm gray shaker style cabinets accomplishes the homeowner’s

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress October 2, 2019

    A Fireplace for Fall South Loop Fireplace  After much planning, this custom designed and fabricated fireplace/TV wall, is finally in the works and will be ready just in time for cool fall days ahead.  The cabinets and fireplace are in place and the framing is done.  Next will be drywall, tile and finally

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress August 14, 2019

Updates from Old Town to the West Loop West Loop Loft The West Loop Loft’s kitchen (before photo below) has been demolished and the floors have been sanded. To give the space a lighter feel, the wood floors will be left their natural color.  The new kitchen will be a mix of dark, warm gray

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress: July 10, 2019

Yoga at Home in Old Town  Multi-Use Yoga Studio and Guest Bedroom In the new home in Old Town while work continues on the basement renovation, upstairs a Yoga Studio/Guest Room is being created. Utilizing a room for more than one activity minimizes wasted space, especially in smaller homes where every square foot is important.  

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