Good Bye Sweetly…

For the 37th year the annual Times Union Home Expo came off without a hitch and lived up to all that we would expect.  A vibrant atmosphere was created among the vendors showcasing their most innovative home improvement services at this year’s show. The attendance was once again great despite the weather.  The number of visitors who have…

Day Two At The 37th Annual Home Expo

After 2 days at the Home Expo there is still so much to see and do to keep you entertained as well as providing you with ideas and inspiration for your home! See our Saturday Highlights below from the Beekman Boys book signing and guess who our guest Chef was at the Rising Star Chef Pavilion today? Enjoy…

Get Ready…The Home Expo Is Almost Here!

Get ready Albany NY,  I’m so excited The 37th Annual Home Expo starts tomorrow! Our event includes home improvement and remodeling exhibits with product demonstrations and sample interior and exterior vignettes. Many of our exhibitors go to great lengths to provide you with visual, interactive experiences designed to stimulate your creativity and dreams for your…

Super Bowl LI

I wanted to do a quick little post with some great ideas I found online for decorating your Super Bowl football party! Okay, admittedly, if you’re not already Houston-bound (because there’s this really huge sports event happening there this weekend) or setting up the solo cups and crock pot full of Velveeta and Rotel, at…

Paving The Way

Creating a home with desirable curb appeal is a goal of most homeowners. As you are choosing trees, foliage and lighting, are you also thinking about your driveway design? Except for grass, your driveway probably takes up more square footage than anything else in your yard. The right driveway is a welcome mat for your…

The Extras…

  A luxury bath is known for certain design elements that elevate it from a simple washroom to a relaxing oasis. It’s The Extras… • A Spa-Inspired Shower Area: Your luxury shower may be custom built and walk-in; a large soaking tub and have a variety of shower heads from overhead to handheld wands to…

Twas the Friday Before Christmas…

Twas the Friday before Christmas.. and all through the house, not a drill was drilling, not a noise from my spouse! If my husband starts a project, it will surely be… the last project he starts under our lovely Christmas Tree… His many trips to Lowes and Home Depot this year, have resulted in projects completed, my dear. With DeWalt and…

Realize your Renovation Dreams…

January is fast approaching and people will soon realize tax season is right around the corner. Now is the time a year that people start thinking of the spring kitchen renovations that their going to do with their tax return. Most people run right down to cabinet or granite suppliers because that’s the first and foremost item…

2017 Whats Trending??

As a designer I must admit I am addicted to design trends and 2017 is quickly approaching.. I think now is a great time to start exploring what trends are already shining through:   Organic color pallets – Muted, blues and greys are still shining, though more organic and natural this years color pallet will have deep greens,…

A Recipe for Success..

  Well, it’s been a few days since I’ve posted here on the blog, and what better way to say hello again than to share some before and after photos. The secret to getting a renovation just right is to do your homework!  Research is the key to getting what you want. Study magazines and books to get…

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