When the Achatz family started the expansion of their bakery in the Shelby Township of Metro Detroit, they wanted to create a comfortable and homey feel to the space.
“We have seven locations of the Achatz Handmade Pie Company, and this was a very extensive remodel where we expanded the store by about 1,000 feet,” says Rachel Achatz, director of retail sales. “My parents started the company in 1993 so I’ve been a dishwasher, baker, pie specialist, accountant, you name it!” Read More »
Here at Barn Light Electric, our artisans always look for ways to kick things up a notch. Like taking a vintage-inspired shade like The Original™ and adding some industrial style with a chain-hung mounting. Or using the deep bowl shade of the Wilcox as a canvas for the unique drip-paint technique of our Pollock Collection. Read More »
With so many vacation homes available at the click of a button, rental owners find creative ways to make their properties stand out from the crowd. Megan McCrea owns a small collection of rental homes which she leases through her company Southbound Stays. The homes she rents are thoughtfully curated with special touches throughout to make the space not only comfortable and functional but visually inviting as well. Read More »
Although we’re just dipping our toes into the fall season, the buzz is already beginning about what’s hot and what’s not for 2023. One design trend that shows no sign of fading is the use of wallpaper. Not only is wallpaper an attractive way to add color or to hide imperfections on a surface, but new types of wall coverings are being introduced including recycled paper, bamboo, and straw. Read More »
Ten years after building their new home in Huntington Beach, California, Leslie and her husband knew it was time for a refresh on the exterior. The coastal location, with its abundance of sun and salt air, can be hard on surfaces so the couple repainted and purchased all new outdoor lighting. Read More »
It took more than 20 years, but Carlyne finally took the plunge and replaced her front door with the Dutch door she always wanted. Her main concern had been the security of the door, but not only does each half feature a deadbolt lock, but the halves are secured together with another heavy-duty lock. Read More »