Mini Mudrooms

December 13, 2014
Small Mudroom and Entryway Design Tips

All homes need a drop off zone, but not everyone has the space to dedicate to an entire mudroom. The good news is all you need is some efficient planning and organization to turn an underutilized entryway in to your own mini mudroom. A Place for Everything Remember, off season items can be stored elsewhere […]

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How to Create an Inviting Guestroom

October 29, 2014
Guestroom Design

The holidays are quickly approaching which means your guestroom is about to get some heavy usage. Why not give your guests a five-start experience? Below are my top five tips for creating an inviting and comfortable guestroom (warning – they’ll want to come back!). 1. Get Creative Guestrooms are an excellent opportunity to play with […]

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Msp St Paul Magazine Design 100 Issue

October 25, 2014
Msp St Paul Magazine Home and Design

For the people, places, and trends making the Twin Cities the best place to live look no further than Minneapolis St Paul Magazine’s latest Home & Design issue. This issue not only highlights 100 local resources, I share my take on what’s in, what’s out and what should be the latest go-to gray paint. Thank […]

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Benefits of Quartz Countertops

October 16, 2014
ASID Showcase Home Tour Cambria

So many homeowners enter a kitchen or bath project with the desire for granite countertops. While there are some beautiful granite slabs available I often suggest that the client consider quartz countertops as an alternative. Why should you choose quartz over granite? Here are my top 5 reasons for choosing quartz over granite (and other […]

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No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

October 9, 2014
No Carve Pumkin Decorating Chalkboard Paint

Fall has arrived and Halloween is just around the corner –that means it’s time for pumpkin decorating! While I can certainly appreciate an intricately carved pumpkin, I’d rather admire someone else’s than take the time to complete one myself. I have a feeling there are others out there just like me so this month on The […]

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Designer as Client: Teamwork

October 2, 2014
Outdoor Landscaping Design

As anyone who has ever purchased a home knows, it is rare to find a property that fulfills every last item on your wish list. My husband and I were no different. One significant requirement that our current home did not meet is an outdoor space where we could dine, relax, and entertain. Last summer […]

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Fall Decorating Design Tips

September 26, 2014
Fall Decorating Ideas

As the temperature drops we transition from days spent outdoors to a time when we want to cocoon ourselves in the warmth of our home. This month on The Spirited Table I share my top design tips for how to quickly and easily transition your interior décor from summer to fall. 1. Take a Cue from Nature […]

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Branding at Work

September 3, 2014
Red Bull Branded Office Design

The best office designs are a reflection of your company’s values and mission, described in a visual manner. Mention the word “branding” and more often than not the first thing that comes to mind is a logo. While important, branding goes far beyond what’s placed on top of your company’s letterhead. Often overlooked, your office […]

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Personalized Family Trees

September 2, 2014
Personalized Family Tree

Grandparents hold a very special place in many people’s hearts. They may spoil, play a parental role, be the reason parents can leave the house (alone!), or fill one of many other roles.  Let the grandparents in your life know how treasured they are by celebrating Grandparent’s Day this September 7th. I recently came across […]

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ASID MN Designer Sample Sale

August 22, 2014
ASID MN Designer Sample Sale

Seize great bargains on exceptionally made designer furniture and one-of-a-kind home décor at the 2014 ASID Minnesota Designer Sample Sale! It’s that time of the year again – time for the ASID MN Designer Sample Sale! Sponsored by the Minnesota chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers at International Market Square, the sale includes […]

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