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Lauren Mikus
Denver Highlands Bungalow
Ideabooks5,856
Questions1
learned and made notes about, the thing I remember most is this saying about the three stages of retirement life. In retirement you have the Go, Go, Years; the Go Slow Years; and the No Go Years. Note that there are no ages attached to any one stage, which is the most important point about the three stages
“The last thing you want to do when you find yourself with an empty house is totally freak out and make knee-jerk decisions.” — Mitchell ParkerThis ideabook, about how to handle a suddenly empty nest, digs deep and offers lots of sound, practical advice about making your
1. Set goals. Creating a new home for yourself is all about setting goals and taking the steps to achieve those goals. You'll want to establish the answers to a whole host of questions so that you can set these
“love the hardwood floor and dark navy blue accent wall. Wood white and blue!” — carpentercody
Icon Developments Ltd
Woodwinds
Ideabooks1,189
Questions3
It was custom made for our clients. If you are interested, send us an email and we can chat about it.
price tags that cannot be easily estimated. Contractors might home in on questions about your existing house and structural system or have some useful feedback about design. Either way, it will yield useful information about what to expect as you move forward.
sign-offs and some information about warranties. It can also have as-built drawings showing mechanical locations, photos of the interior of the home before insulation is installed, manuals for installed equipment and a complete list of subcontractors on the project. Ask about this in advance so you know
track something down or document something yourself. 10. Do you have any concerns about what we have planned, or think something might be a problem once we get started? This question will give you immediate feedback about the feasibility of what you want to do, and if there are any parts of the project
“Counter” — catherinekay20
Boor Bridges Architecture
farmhouse kitchen
Ideabooks15,660
Questions19
Could you please tell me about your wood island top? What type of wood is it? Thanks!
Hi I have a very similar kitchen, black counters white cabinets and black hardware. I keep thinking about putting white subway tiles as the backsplash but im not sure what kind to get. What kind are these? Im
We have unfinished white oak wide planks which look very classic modern, hides dust/hair/nicks & dents. They have been down for about 6-7 yrs and yellowed a bit from aging... We couldn't match it when we wanted to extend the wood floor to an adjacent step down family room, so we installed
Something appealing about these glass front cupboards.
family, a bonus for Sara, who works part time and just started back at school.Talk about nutrition. Sara does this all the time. "We discuss what's good for you as well as what appears to be good and actually isn't. We talk about color — a good plate has color." Presentation matters. Sara says, "They see Mom
“Butcher block island” — gbandera
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P and P Marrakesh Hua Hin
Ideabooks1,287
Questions3
Think about the flow of traffic through the room — generally the path between doorways. Don’t block that path with any large pieces of furniture if you can avoid it. Allow 30 to 48 inches of width for major traffic routes and a minimum of 24 inches of width for minor ones.
Traffic. Think about the flow of traffic through the room — generally the path between doorways. Don’t block that path with any large pieces of furniture if you can avoid
Traffic. Think about the flow of traffic through the room — generally the path between doorways. Don’t block that path with any large pieces of furniture if you can avoid it. Allow 30 to 48 inches of width for major traffic routes and a minimum of 24 inches of width for minor ones. Try to direct traffic
“Like the valance made of tile” — forrest4
Dona Rosene Interiors
14 Reviews
Ft. Worth Historical Residence
Ideabooks21,444
Questions18
can you tell me more about the floors? thanks!
I like to know about information on the wood floor the color,brand also the range thanks
this vintage sink and contacted interior designer Dona Rosene to find out more about it. Here is what she told me: "It's a funny story because the sink was original to the house, which was built in 1926. The client is about to update the kitchen ... and deciding if it stays or goes. It was in excellent
sacrifice some cabinet space. It is definitely a piece people have strong feelings about – they usually either love it or hate it. When the client tells people she's looking at a kitchen remodel the first thing they ask is, 'What about the sink?'"
feet. If the distance is too small, it can make a kitchen feel cramped and blocked. If it's too large, it makes cooking a hassle.Why should you think about it? Even though it's a 70-year-old rule, the work triangle is still something to keep in mind when you're redesigning a kitchen. Keeping a certain amount
“Kitchen” — Ashton Thurneyssen
Meredith Heron Design
5 Reviews
Trickett Kitchen
Ideabooks25,310
Questions21
can you tell me about the cabinets? style, brand, color?
you don't want to forget about comfort either. Ask the same questions about your existing or future furniture that you're asking about the space itself. What can you do to improve your furniture's support or comfort level? "When you talk about ergonomics, just think about what actions you are going
functions into account when determining your work triangle. Because so many modern kitchens have become multipurpose rooms, it's important to really think about what functions you want your kitchen to serve. Determining whether you want a desk, homework place, bar, large island, multiple sinks and so on can
“island and desk” — noellemarie
Rethink Design Studio
3 Reviews
Sleeping Loft - Dormers
Ideabooks45,126
Questions15
I, too, would like to know about the floors. Thank you.
space, so don't worry about color trends (unless you really love them). Instead, think about which colors make you feel calm, rested and relaxed. Cool blues and greens are generally calming, while fresh white and citrus yellow can be nice to wake up to — something to think about if you are not a morning
This bedroom manages to achieve that clanging, down-by-the-dock feeling with a navy throw rug and rope pulls on the canvas curtains. It's all about materials; there's not an anchor or a spyglass in sight.
refreshing update with a healthy dose of white and an invigorating infusion of yellow. Ground the look with dark blue and crisp geometric prints.Worried about using white around kids? As long as you stay away from white upholstery, you should be fine. Room elements like walls, lamps and window coverings are
“The touch of yellow for accent” — Barbara DePaul
Modern Exterior
Ideabooks1,483
Questions2
a way that you think matters. If your fees are higher than your competitors, be prepared to answer your client’s question about them. You might pivot it into a conversation about value by saying something like, “While our fee is higher than many in the area, our homes typically are appraised at 20 to
positioned to solve that problem. People buy solutions, not egos. A potential client cares a great deal about how well suited you are to address his particular design problem and a whole lot less about lofty architectural theory.The interview is your chance to offer your insights into his particular issue
easily be found online, published by the American Institute of Architects, among other sources. With time and practice, you won’t even need to think about the answers to these questions, but early on be prepared to answer the dozen or so most common questions. Also be prepared to pivot these questions
“Shape” — breadalbaneii
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