Marianne Jones
Friday, October 1, 2021

Investment Design – Choosing Projects that Add Value

Purchasing a home can be one of the biggest investments we make. Making wise choices when choosing renovation projects can help protect – or increase – the value of your property while adding to the comfort and functionality of your home.

Katie Rodriguez and family
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Designer-Level Comfort: 4 Savvy Design Pros Share Their Own Cozy Spaces

To celebrate this month’s Designers’ Own Homes Virtual Tour, we asked four Design Tour veterans to share their favorite spaces in their own homes.

Design by Renea Lewis of Design By Choice. Photo by Jeff Garland.
Monday, August 2, 2021

Save vs. Splurge: Kitchen Edition

When undergoing any major renovation, there are several areas where a more modest approach can be taken that will leave room in the budget for a few splurges. In this completely-renovated kitchen by Renea Lewis, several of the family’s existing pieces were re-imagined, which allowed the homeowners to splurge in other areas like the Ann Sacks stone herringbone panel above the range. Follow the link below to learn more from Renea, as well as fellow designers Lois Haron and Debbie Auer, on how to save and where to splurge when remodeling or building a new kitchen.

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Designing a Happy Home

A happy home is paramount for overall well-being, and our decorating decisions can help set the stage for a brighter outlook. A few of the area’s top designers reflect on past projects and share their thoughts on how interior design decisions can positively affect a homeowner’s mood.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Keep it Together: Storage Solutions

This spring, the focus has been on editing and organizing the many belongings that have accumulated over time, and creating a more stress-free living environment.

Monday, May 3, 2021

Get it Together – Organization Tips for the Whole House

Studies have proven that an organized home has many positive impacts on our mental health. Five top designers offer their advice to declutter your home and create serene spaces that are sure to improve productivity and reduce stress levels.