Author: Brittany Allen

Brittany received her interior design degree in 2010 and recently earned her kitchen and bathroom certifications. She sees her job as much more than just picking out pretty colors and materials – it also involves exact measurements, plenty of planning, and determining how to have a space accurately reflect the lifestyle of its occupants.
  • Traditional vs. Transitional Kitchen Design for Your St. Louis Home

    How would you define your design aesthetic? They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder and never is that truer than in home design and renovation.  When it comes to remodeling your kitchen, there are many options to choose from, and sometimes it can be hard to make up your mind. Perhaps you’ve…

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  • Mid-Century Modern Kitchen Design for Your St. Louis Home

    What comes to mind when you hear the term mid-century modern? Maybe it’s eye-popping hues or effortless minimalism. Maybe it’s even kitsch! And, yes, it’s all of that.  Mid-century design, despite its dated name, has been given new life thanks to its accord with modern elements. Now anyone can bring the past into the present,…

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  • Under-Cabinet Lighting in Your St. Louis Kitchen

    When you’re working in the kitchen, chances are you’ll need to shed a little light on the situation. In this case, under-cabinet lighting could be the solution you need.  Under-cabinet lighting is just one example of task lighting, which provides illumination when you’re working in areas where overhead lights may cast shadows.  Under-cabinet lighting is…

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  • Ceramic and Porcelain Tile Flooring for your St. Louis Home

    Ceramic and porcelain tile flooring can bring amazing beauty and functionality to your home, but to the eye and the touch, they are very similar. There are some differences, however, so if you like the look of ceramic and porcelain, it’s worthwhile to do a little research to figure out which is best for your…

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  • Playing Houzz: Sharing Your Dream Design with Your St. Louis Remodeler

    If you’re ready to renovate your St. Louis home but don’t know where to start, we’ve got you covered. To the uninitiated, remodeling can be overwhelming. There’s so much to think about.  What comes first? How long is it going to take? How many decisions do I have to make? We feel your pain. That’s…

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  • Bring Your St. Louis Kitchen Designs to Life with Pinterest

    Ah yes, Pinterest: the artistic haven of creative minds everywhere. If, for some reason, you’re still unfamiliar with the online cultural behemoth that is Pinterest, let’s take a deeper dive.      What is Pinterest?  Pinterest is a free web app. It’s an online board where you can scroll through and discover images of ideas,…

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  • Popular Kitchen Design Apps

    Remodeling your kitchen is no easy feat. There are lots of decisions to be made, and so many options to explore. Where will the island go? What color cabinets should we choose? Is our style classical or eclectic? Maybe you’re ready to renovate, but you don’t know where to start. Well, guess what? There’s an…

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  • Contemporary Kitchen Design Ideas for Your St. Louis Home

    Contemporary kitchens have a sleek and timeless appeal that never goes out of style. Blending elements of modern design with traditional, mid-century, and even industrial, it’s a look that is sleek and minimalist without being cold, trendy without a time-stamp, and enormously easy to achieve.    What is Contemporary Kitchen Design?  Contemporary design, though often…

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  • Decluttering and Organizing the Counters in Your St. Louis Kitchen

    It might not be time for spring cleaning just yet, but decluttering your kitchen countertops is a good idea at any time of the year. Your counter, after all, is valuable real estate. If you’ve got too much on your countertop, you won’t have space to prep and chop. Too little, and you’ll be forever…

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  • Architecture in St. Louis

    When we think of St. Louis, certain architectural landmarks immediately spring to mind. The Gateway Arch, for example, is one of the most recognizable monuments to our architectural legacy – but it’s not the only thing we have to be proud of. Some of the most revered architects have built here. Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Russell…

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