Wednesdays Work-In-Progress

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

Wednesdays Works-In-Progress (WIPs)

A Step Closer to Home Office           Now that the general layout for my clients’ new home office has been determined, it’s time to turn to the details.  Glossy gray is combined with smooth taupe wood for a sophisticated neutral color palette. In order to ensure that there will be the right

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Wednesdays Works-In-Progress (WIPs)

Color on Lake Shore Drive! The Roman shades are making a huge impact!  Teal silk fabric diffuses the light and adds a pop of color.  The same pop is found on the other side of the room in the pillow and side table.  A couple more pillows are in the works and then this Sun Room Redesign

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Wednesdays Works-in-Progress (WIPs)

Warming up in the Western Suburbs! Living Room “Warm it up” was the main request. Modern, sleek and with beautiful built-ins and custom details throughout, all this house needs is some color and texture. Starting in the living room, a wool area rug adds a pop of teal blue and softness to the marble floors .

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Wednesdays Works-in-Progress (WIPs)

Lakeshore Drive Sunroom Update! This previously underutilized room overlooking Lake Shore Drive has turned into a popular family spot.  Perfect for reading in the mornings, relaxing at night or entertaining a small group of friends.  After much searching for the perfect fabric for the windows, the roman shades have been installed.  My client’s wish was

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Wednesdays Works-In-Progress (WIPs)

Lincoln Park Bathroom:  Tile selection and designs!           After presenting two design concepts for the bathroom renovation in Lincoln Park, my client needed some time to think it over.  It is always a good idea to review your goals, needs and budget before making the final selections.  Design is a process that takes

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Wednesdays Works-In-Progress (WIPs)

Bathroom Begins in Lincoln Park! Renovating a small bathroom is one of my favorite projects!  I love the challenge to maximize function and increase storage while keeping the space looking and feeling open and spacious.  The before photos above show the outdated, dark, dull space which will soon be transformed into a beautiful bathroom. A transitional style will

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Wednesday’s Works-in-Progress (WIP’s)

Oak Park Great Room: Completed on Time!               The room was finished just in time for a big birthday party! It was the first one in the newly renovated living room and dining room. This time there was plenty of seating for everyone—at the large expandable dining table and

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Wednesdays Works-in-Progress (WIP’S)

 OAK PARK built-in cabinets installed!        The custom cabinetry is now in place!  Its bright white color against Benjamin Moore’s Smokey Taupe on the walls, looks crisp and bright.  Now there is plenty of storage and space for display. The benches will be especially useful during the frequent large family gatherings.  The backs of the

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Wednesdays Works-in-Progress (WIPs)

 West Loop Kitchen: Counters Installed                     After waiting several weeks, the countertops were finally installed. The quartz from Silestone is a mix of taupe, gray and white in a granite-like pattern. The last big step will be installing the tile backsplash. A gray glass was selected to

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Wednesdays Works-in-Progress (WIPs)

West Loop Kitchen: Banquette Begins       Now that the cabinet doors are in place, the door handles will be installed. Renovating a kitchen is full of details and the selection and placement of the handles is just another decision to be made.  The niche area across from the island is the perfect spot for

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Wednesdays Works-in-Progress (WIPs)

September 7, 2016 West Loop Kitchen Renovation Continues       Since last week the cabinets have been installed and the measure for the countertops has been done. The countertops can take up to 3 weeks, but there is plenty of work to do in the meantime. The lighting will be installed, the appliances hooked up,

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Wednesdays Works-in-Progress (WIPs)

West Loop Renovation: Flooring Repairs and Fireplace Work Begins         After the cabinets were removed, water damage from the dishwasher was revealed.  So next on the list was to have the red oak floor repaired and refinished.  Now the damage is undetectable and the floors look new again. Electricity has been pulled

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