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.
  • Small but Impressive: Powder Room Makeovers That Say “Wow” in St. Louis

    Sometimes referred to as the “she” room of the house, a powder room makeover is a great opportunity to have a lot of design and decorating fun, wowing your family and friends with the results. It’s where you can express your “design wild side,” creating something unique and unexpected or indulge design elements you wouldn’t…

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  • Relax and Rejuvenate Right at Your St. Louis Home with a Spa-Like Bathroom

    Wouldn’t it be nice to give yourself the spa treatment every day? You don’t have to remodel your Greater St. Louis area home’s bathroom to look like a high-end professional retreat to get a spa experience that will leave you relaxed and rejuvenated. Here are six simple design and décor ideas our designers have put…

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  • Where the Fun Is: Basement Wet Bar Ideas in St. Louis

    Is there anything more fun than a basement wet bar for entertaining crowds large and small? A wet bar is the perfect remodeling project, making your home always ready for party and one of the most popular spots in the neighborhood. If you’re thinking of adding a wet bar during your basement remodel, here are…

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  • The Vanity Project in St. Louis: What’s Your Bathroom Vanity Style?

    There seem to be as many types of bathroom vanities as there are bathrooms! From a less expensive wall-hung piece to a custom piece of furniture, there is no one style that is “best.” Which one you ultimately choose comes down to personal taste and budget.   A Brief Guide to Bathroom Vanities A utilitarian…

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  • Backsplash Ideas Designed to Transform Your St. Louis Kitchen

    You may not have given it much thought, but the kitchen backsplash is one of the best places for introducing color, pattern, and texture into the room. Whether you choose the always popular subway tile or another trending look, the possibilities are endless. Quietly understated or in-your-face bold, there’s a kitchen backsplash idea that is…

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  • 5 Terrific Ideas for a Modern Basement in St. Louis

    The modern basement is anything but a dark, dreary, difficult to decorate storage space. Today, basements are as beautiful as any other room in the home, functioning as family rooms, home theaters, office space, in-law suites, home gyms and more. One of our favorite areas to help clients reimagine and design is the basement. If you’re…

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  • Designing the Perfect Shaker Style Kitchen in St. Louis

    Shaker design is characterized by clean lines that add visual depth and interest to the kitchen without being visually overpowering. Synonymous with understated style and craftsmanship, today’s Shaker style includes historically-influenced furnishings and accents that hide the thoroughly modern amenities homeowners want.   Style that Stands the Test of Time No other kitchen style is…

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  • Innovative Solutions: 4 Great Kitchen Corner Cabinet Ideas in St. Louis

    Unless your kitchen is wall-free, you’ve likely lamented (along with just about every other homeowner) the dreaded corner cabinet dilemma. These extra deep, “blind” cabinets are common in older St. Louis area homes and they typically end up as repositories for oversized appliances or rarely, if ever, used pots and pans. If you’re contemplating a…

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  • Get a Grip: Here’s How to Pick Kitchen Hardware for Your St. Louis Kitchen Remodel

    You make a lot of big purchase decisions when remodeling your kitchen: cabinets, countertops, flooring, and appliances to name a few. But, for being such a small part of your St. Louis kitchen design, hardware is the important detail that adds the crowning touch. The knobs and pulls you choose may be a micro design…

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  • 5 Creative Bathroom Countertop Ideas in St. Louis

    Countertops may be practical surfaces that need to be durable and strong, but they also make a strong statement about personal style and taste. Many people wonder if there’s any difference between the countertops they choose for a kitchen and bathroom remodeling project. Even though the materials and installation process for both types may be…

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