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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Powder Room Pedestal Sinks

August 15, 2014
Powder Room Pedestal Sinks

A powder room’s limited square footage means that the sink can become a focal point and visual style statement in the space. Whether your style is modern, traditional, or somewhere in-between, here is a roundup of my current favorite pedestal sinks. Waterworks Beekman Marble Sink Crafted from a single piece of Carrara marble, the 600-pound […]

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Midwest Home Luxury Remodeler’s Tour

August 8, 2014
Luxury Remodel

Midwest Home Luxury Remodeling Tour Edina Country Club Remodel 4601 Sunnyside Road, Edina, MN 55424 August 16-17, 2014 (Noon-6 p.m.) One of the remodeled homes Desi Interior Design worked on last year will be participating in the Midwest Home Luxury Remodeling Tour. You won’t want to miss this stunning Edina Country Club home located on […]

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Summer Cocktails and Colors

August 3, 2014
Blood Orange Sangria

Rising temperatures and anabundance of fresh herbsand produce make summer the perfect time to experiment with mixology. As I was looking for recipes to share as a guest blogger on The Spirited Table I found myself inspired by the fresh colors captured by these talented food bloggers. Check out my most recent post, Summer Cocktails and Colors, for some […]

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