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Project of the Month: A Stylish and Practical Kitchen Addition

Posted by Melissa Sposato on Tue, Oct 4, 2016

This month’s featured project is from a colonial style home built in 2000 in Manlius, NY. The home’s small, narrow kitchen had become outdated and inefficient. Working with the homeowners, we redesigned the kitchen and added new space to create more storage, seating, workspace, and a place for people to gather.

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Topics: Kitchens, Kitchen Design, Projects of the Month, Additions

Project of the Month: A Master Bathroom Renovation

Posted by Melissa Sposato on Tue, Aug 2, 2016

A bathroom in a classic colonial home built in 1921 was completely renovated to become a comfortable, updated master bathroom retreat.

The bathroom was expanded by incorporating space from an adjacent linen closet into the room. The bathroom was stripped to the original framing. Old blue fixtures that date back to the 1980s were replaced with a double vanity, a sleek new toilet and a spacious walk-in shower. New flooring, lighting, ventilation and cabinets were installed. The project took about ten weeks to complete.

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Topics: Bathrooms, Design Trends and Ideas, Projects of the Month

Project of the Month: Rustic Kitchen Redesign and Remodel

Posted by Melissa Sposato on Tue, Jul 12, 2016

For many homeowners, the architecture of their house and personal design preferences are important factors in their remodeling plans. This month’s featured project is a kitchen remodel that transformed a log home built in 1986 by adding elements reflecting the style of the home and the owner’s design preferences.

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Topics: Kitchens, Kitchen Design, Projects of the Month

Project of the Month: An Art Inspired Master Bathroom Retreat

Posted by Melissa Sposato on Tue, Apr 5, 2016

What inspires you when you think about home décor and areas of your home you would like to change? Is it a piece of artwork, a particular style of interior design or a need to reconfigure a room to better meet your needs?

A busy professional couple in Jamesville, NY found their inspiration to remodel their master bathroom through a painting they owned and their need for a larger shower, more storage space and comfort.

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Topics: Bathrooms, Walk-In Showers, Projects of the Month

The Hottest Interior Room Colors for 2016

Posted by Melissa Sposato on Tue, Jan 19, 2016

White will be an interior room color that you will be seeing used frequently in 2016. Why? White accentuates architectural details and unifies rooms of a home when used on walls and trims. White can make a small room seem larger. It reflects light and serves as a neutral background for furnishings and wall art.

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Topics: Room Colors

Project of the Month: New Kitchen Design Adds More Storage Space

Posted by Melissa Sposato on Tue, Sep 1, 2015

One of the primary reasons homeowners decide to remodel a kitchen is to gain more storage space. New small appliances, food products, gadgets and items used for cooking and entertaining have changed storage needs over the past 30 years.

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Topics: Kitchens, Projects of the Month

Project of the Month: Syracuse Galley-Style Kitchen Remodel

Posted by Melissa Sposato on Tue, Mar 3, 2015

The owners of a University area home built in 1929 wanted to renovate their galley style kitchen to add lightness, brightness and better storage. This was achieved with new finishes, cabinets, fixtures and appliances unifying the room and complementing the historic elements of the home.

The kitchen had undergone several updates over the years. One side had wood cabinets built in place during the 1950s. On the opposite wall were white laminate cabinets with wood trim popular during the 1980s. The two eras clashed in the room and did not provide proper storage or organization for the homeowners who love to cook.

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Topics: Kitchens, Projects of the Month

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