Transformation Tuesday: No Space to Great Space

The Background: Our client had lived in their Sarasota home for many years when they decided to update their cramped and tight on space master bathroom. Originally from Italy, our client desired a spa-like oasis, while also creating an adjoining space for their laundry room, which originally resided in the garage. The original bathroom was very narrow. When you walked in through…
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Granite vs Quartz: The Great Debate

You’re at the point in your remodeling project where you’re picking out materials and need to choose a countertop. As we all know, the countertop is an essential piece in the overall feel of your project. So, how do you decide which material is right for your project? There are several countertop options available, including but not limited to: laminate,…
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Transformation Tuesday: Beach Inspired Kitchen Remodel

The Background: After surviving two bathroom remodels previously, this client returned to us for a third and final project- their kitchen! Remember the master bathroom transformation we shared last month? In case you missed it, you can take a look here. Similar to their bathroom, the kitchen was functional but was outdated in terms of design. Since this home served as a vacation home,…
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Transformation Tuesday: 90’s to Now

The Background: A family from the UK frequently visited the Bradenton area for their annual vacations. After spending year after year trying to find a place to rent, they finally decided to purchase a permanent vacation home. Their new home had great space and functionality, but the fixtures and overall design style were outdated. Knowing that they wanted to eventually remodel both bathrooms and…
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Transformation Tuesday: Kitchen Functionality at its Finest

White doesn’t have to be boring and this kitchen is the perfect example as to why. The Background: This family of four used their kitchen for everything, or at least they tried to. Aside from being aesthetically outdated, there were some functionality issues our client also wanted to address. The appliances were located in different locations throughout the kitchen, some being on the opposite…
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Transformation Tuesday: A Coastal Oasis

The Background: With this condo only being five years old, it wasn’t necessarily outdated as much as it just didn’t fit the lifestyle of the owner. The master bathroom was poorly laid out with a large tub which the client did not use, a tiny shower tucked behind the door and a lack of storage. The Solution: We suggested turning the…
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Transformation Tuesday: A Chef’s Kitchen

The Background: Our client had a beautiful home on the water, but the kitchen was outdated and not set up to accommodate entertaining. The client enjoyed cooking and wanted an open space to prepare meals and relax with friends at the same time. The Solution: We removed an existing wall that separated the kitchen and laundry room and relocated the washer…
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Transformation Tuesday: A Light and Airy Kitchen

Like most remodels, most homeowners make the decision to move forward with a renovation when the space is completely outdated or doesn’t function as well as it might have when they first moved in. For this client, in addition to updating the aesthetic appeal to their kitchen, it was important to lighten up the space to feel bright and airy. In fulfilling…
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The Right Way to Install a Backsplash

It’s probably safe to assume that we’re all pretty familiar with what a backsplash is; you know…the space situated between the top of your counter tops and the bottom of your upper cabinets or shelves? To a designer, this is prime real estate to add in an aesthetically appealing accent tile, but to the average person, this space is an…
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Transformation Tuesday: 80’s Bathroom

Remember the days when pink and teal were trendy colors to have in your home? It’s okay if you don’t want to admit it, but we’ve all been there. We had the pleasure of helping one of our clients turn a very outdated bathroom into the luxury retreat they were searching for. Our client had recently downsized and moved into…
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