Author: Megan Gerdes

Megan's passion for design extends beyond her workplace. In her free time, Megan enjoys all types of crafts, including knitting, crocheting, and rehabbing/reupholstering furniture.
  • Two-Island Kitchen Designs for Your St. Louis Home

    Kitchen islands are a popular way of creating more functional space in the kitchen and, in some cases, you may even opt for two islands; one could house a sink, cooktop, and various storage drawers, while the other could provide space for seating and eating. If you have a busy household and a large space…

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  • St. Louis Kitchen Design for Small Areas

    Smaller kitchens can be challenging for many reasons. However, you may not have the luxury of expanding the space so it’s important to work with what you’ve got and make the most out of it. Fortunately, there are lots of great ways to give small spaces a bigger look and feel – it just takes…

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  • St. Louis Kitchen Design 2019

    As we swing into 2019, we like to think about kitchen design trends that we imagine we will see more of in the year ahead. Looking ahead gives us the opportunity to explore some of the new finishes and design ideas that are becoming popular so that we can deliver the latest and greatest to…

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  • Kitchen Design: L-shape Kitchen for Your St. Louis Home

    While the L-shaped kitchen isn’t the most efficient arrangement, we do see this configuration in many St. Louis homes. U-shaped and galley kitchens are far more common. Luckily, we are always up for the challenge! With a little planning, the L-shape can actually work in your favor. It’s all about designing for workflow, so the…

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  • Kitchen Design: Open Concept Kitchens in St. Louis

    In the past, kitchens were often closed off from the rest of the home. This provided a separation of the work areas from the living areas, giving staff an area to prepare meals without disrupting the rest of the household and lending more privacy by closing off a typically noisy area of the home. In…

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  • A Modern Galley Kitchen Remodel in St. Louis

    A galley kitchen is long and narrow, named after the galley (kitchen) on a boat. While many apartment-and-condo hunters cringe at the mention of a galley kitchen, the reality is that while they may be small, they make very efficient use of limited space – a consideration when you are dealing with an oddly-shaped or…

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  • St. Louis Kitchen and Master Bath Remodels: Luxury and Style Where You Want It Most

    The kitchen and the master bathroom are the two most remodeled rooms in any St. Louis home. They are also the two areas where homeowners tend to spend the most money. Both rooms are essential to everyday living, but each is able to provide an underpinning of luxury within a home, offering eye-pleasing design and…

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  • St. Louis Kitchen Design with Backsplash

    As you probably already know, when it comes to parties, family get-togethers, cookouts, and other entertaining, the kitchen seems to always be where people end up. That is why it is so important for homeowners to love their kitchen design.   Designing Your Perfect Kitchen There is a lot to think about when it comes…

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Kitchen Faucet For Your St. Louis Home

    Who knew so much goes into selecting a kitchen faucet for your kitchen remodeling project? It’s a given that good looks and a great price are important. But there are loads of considerations and features you need to think about before making a choice. Every kitchen faucet’s primary function is to dispense hot and cold…

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  • Seeing Things in a Different Light: What Makes for Good Kitchen Lighting In A St. Louis Home

    Thomas Edison introduced the modern electric light bulb in 1879. Since then, these incandescent, soft white color temperature bulbs have, with their slightly yellowish glow, made our homes feel warm and cozy. While these bulbs can make a family or bedroom more inviting, they’re not ideal for rooms like the kitchen, where brighter lights are…

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