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.
  • Designing an Outdoor Kitchen for Your St. Louis Home

    Can you describe the perfect summer day? Maybe it’s going to the beach or taking a hike in the great outdoors. Or perhaps it’s sipping ice-cold beverages on your own back deck, surrounded by friends, and flipping burgers on the grill.  If all this makes you long for the freedom of the weekend, then you…

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  • The Architectural Design Process in St. Louis

    You’ve made the exciting decision to renovate your home – congratulations!  The question now is, how do you go about doing it? Architectural design is a highly involved but extremely gratifying process. Your team of experts will guide you through every step, from the pre-design stage to drafting the final construction drawings. Here is an…

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  • Hitting the Gym at Home

    Does your workout regimen need a little pick-me-up? We get it: these days, making it out to the gym is a bit iffy. If the prospect of hitting your local fitness facility is making you neglect your routine, maybe it’s time to think about bringing it home.  If you’re ready to make a change but…

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  • From the Floor Up: Bathroom Flooring Options for Your St. Louis Home

    When it comes to picking bathroom flooring, the textile you choose must be able to take the heat. Your bathroom gets a ton of daily wear and tear, morning, noon, and night; it sees regular scrub-downs and plenty of splashes. It stands to reason that your flooring material should be able to stand the test…

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  • The Sinks Sense: Finding the Right Size Sink for Your St. Louis Kitchen

    Does size really matter? When it comes to your kitchen sink, the answer is yes, it does. Your sink sees plenty of action on the daily, so you need a good-sized sink that can rise to the occasion.  With all the dishwashing that goes on in your household, filling and refilling the sink with water…

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  • Bathroom Shelves: Ideas for Your St. Louis Home

    Mess makes stress—a fact you’re probably already well aware of. But just how exactly can a messy home affect our minds?  Psychology Today tells us that clutter assails our senses with excessive stimuli, forcing our brains to work overtime to distinguish between what’s important and what isn’t. It’s distracting, unattractive, and overwhelming. It invades our…

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  • Desk Space Ideas for Your St. Louis Home

    If you’re like 40 percent of the American workforce, you’re probably working from home quite a lot these days. For productivity’s sake, it’s the perfect time to optimize your desk area and workspace. Your home office should be a place of peace, organization, and focus.    The Right Desk Space Makes All The Difference Having…

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  • Belgian Interior Decor

    What exactly is Belgian Decor? Neither shabby chic nor starkly contemporary, the Belgian style takes cues from both while remaining an aesthetic all its own. Soothing and luxurious, Belgian style showcases a gently-distressed style not dissimilar to the trends popularized by shabby chic. But unlike its style counterpart, Belgian design displays these features much more…

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  • Where to Buy Kitchen Furniture for Your St. Louis Home

    When it comes to home improvement, no kitchen redesign is complete without brand new furniture and décor. But if you’re unsure about where to start your search, having the world as your oyster can become overwhelming pretty fast. Today, we’re going to look at a handful of vendors that we think are pretty cool, and we…

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  • The Power of Paper: Creative Wallpaper Ideas

    Nothing announces a home’s personality quite as loudly or decisively as a punchy wallpaper. And what’s not to love? Wallpaper is an affordable, unexpected, and eye-catching way to decorate any home. So whether you want the calm of a gentle cottage-inspired floral, the zest of vertical stripes, or the chill of a cool geometric print,…

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