Interior Design, real estate

Ready, Set and Action!

To successfully stage you must show off the home in an appealing but non-personal way. Visitors and online viewers should be able to envision themselves in the home. In this post, I share how to prepare a property for sale at the highest amount, while getting it done in the shortest amount of time. Curb… Continue reading Ready, Set and Action!

Architecture, Interior Design, renovation

Hit the Lights!

To create a successful lighting design, you must think about the room's function, decide what mood you want to create, and consider how the different lighting types will harmonize in any given room. To learn more about these three fundamental tips visit Develop Your Design Eye – Majestic Meadows. The right lighting for the right… Continue reading Hit the Lights!

Affordable, Architecture, Color Design, Interior Design, renovation

Develop Your Design Eye

In this post, I share three guidelines that professional Interior Designers use to create beautiful spaces. You will learn how function gets you started, then move on to creating the right mood, and finally how to create beautiful spaces that are harmonious. If you have found lots of inspiration in Interior Design Magazines and websites,… Continue reading Develop Your Design Eye

Affordable, Interior Design

Striptease Anyone?

The developers were building this gorgeous Modern home in our last neighborhood, but when they put in a bathroom without window treatments, I joked, "What time is the show?" It turns out they installed windows that turn translucent when privacy is needed. If your window treatment budget is a bit more modest, you will find… Continue reading Striptease Anyone?

Affordable, Color Design, Interior Design

Beautiful Spaces on a Budget

Maybe you have $20,000 or more to furnish and decorate your living room, but most folks can not afford to spend that much on their entire house, let alone one room. This post will show you how to beautifully decorate your space on a budget. Photo by Designecologist on Pexels.com Affordable Furniture These Tableau Collection… Continue reading Beautiful Spaces on a Budget

Architecture, Interior Design, New Home Build

Inspiration for our Mountain Modern Design

I find websites like Pinterest and Houzz provide wonderful inspiration ideas for our Northwest Montana home. The two-story ceiling in the living and dining will make for a dramatic Swan Range mountain view. The fireplace and TV wall, as well as the window seat will make the living spaces cozy. Our design calls for a… Continue reading Inspiration for our Mountain Modern Design

Architecture, Interior Design, New Home Build

A Bump in the Road Makes the Design Better

Our Montana Mountain Modern Design On our last visit to Montana, we realized that the house would need a second story to fit on our preferred build site. Our home plans have changed many times, including nixing a basement and most recently, a single-story design. I love my hubby, so spending time together, talking about… Continue reading A Bump in the Road Makes the Design Better

Architecture, Interior Design, Kitchen Layout, New Home Build

Mountain Modern Design

In this post, you can check out the progress we've made on SketchUp. We've made some major changes-Designed a Single-Level Floor Plan, Moved the Master Retreat and Added Special Places In Between. We still have a lot of work to do, but we are truly enjoying this process and look forward to working with our… Continue reading Mountain Modern Design

Architecture, Interior Design, New Home Build

One Step Closer to the Dream

We just had a local company open up our Swan Range views to the North Jim and I have been working hard on our Mountain Modern house design via SketchUp. While we're making real progress on the computer, I wanted to show you some actual progress we've made at the build site. As you can… Continue reading One Step Closer to the Dream

Architecture, Interior Design, New Home Build

Our Piece of Montana

We're heading back to Montana this summer. In addition to exploring wild places, we'll also be spending some time on our property. The home site has awesome views of the Swan Mountains. Look at those beautiful trees, which include Larch. These special pines turn a beautiful gold in the fall and is the only pine… Continue reading Our Piece of Montana