As Cheryl began planning to build a new farmhouse in her hometown of Linn, Missouri, design inspiration came from her 150-year-old family home which once stood on the property.
“Unfortunately, the home was in a state of disrepair and couldn’t be saved,” Cheryl says. “In designing our new home, I tried to preserve the farmhouse look from the old house but with some improvements.” (more…)
One of the many design trends we’ve seen thus far in 2020 is a definite uptick in barns being converted into homes. If you missed this blog post on April and Andy’s gorgeous barn home in Pennsylvania, it’s worth a click to check it out. (more…)
West Lake Okoboji in northwestern Iowa has been a gathering place for Beth’s family since the late 1890s. For generations, her ancestors spent summers at the 3800-acre, spring-fed lake enjoying the natural beauty of its crystal blue waters. (more…)
Most designers will admit that designing a kid’s bedroom is loads of fun. The trick is creating a space that not only serves the wee one when they’re small but that can be relevant, fun, and easy to upgrade as they mature. (more…)
Shopping online offers many conveniences including endless choices and buying that handy Canister Set from the comfort of your couch. The downfall comes when you have a problem and need an actual human being to help you. (more…)
Thanks to this year’s pandemic, many people find themselves working from home with most scrambling to carve out office space at the kitchen counter or the dining room table.
Others have had the pleasure of working from home pre-pandemic including Marke and Kimberly of Denver, Colorado. They combined their home and work spaces into a “creative ecosystem with separate but complementary parts: the house, shop, and outdoor spaces.” (more…)