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Bellingham kitchen remodel pictures

This remodel was for a very cute older home that was very much in need of some upgrading. The kitchen was completely gutted, and painted, shaker style cabinets with some open shelving were designed read more...
Bellingham kitchen remodel pictures

Could gorgeous kitchen countertops be in your future?

The countertop is the foundation of kitchen decor. It carries the burden of the tone and feel of the space. Quartz is a high end alternative to granite; it is non-porous and does not need read more...
Could gorgeous kitchen countertops be in your future?

Is tile your thing?

Tile can be installed in many places in the home, everywhere from the bath, the kitchen, to floors throughout the home. Because tile comes in many sizes, colors and patterns, it may just be the read more...
Is tile your thing?

Storage in the kitchen for special items

Are you happy each time you open the kitchen cabinet doors? If not, then some content organizing is your first step. Pretend that your cabinets have glass fronts; how would you arrange your dishes read more...
Storage in the kitchen for special items

Update your front door for a great welcome home

It's probably the last thing we touch when we leave the house, and it's probably the first thing we encounter on our way in. No matter where we live, we all have and frequently use a front read more...
Update your front door for a great welcome home

Small Bathroom Solutions

Oh, those small bathrooms can be a pain! However, if it is designed well, you will find that you love that tiny footprint, and can even have a beautiful bathroom that feels larger than it is. One read more...
Small Bathroom Solutions

Kitchen in desperate need of some work?

Every kitchen needs a make-over from time to time. Nothing lasts forever, and the way you use your kitchen may be totally different from the previous homeowner. Here are some ideas for a read more...
Kitchen in desperate need of some work?

Turn an ordinary bathroom into a handsome retreat

Few places in the home are truly just for you, allowing for an expression of unique decor and bathroom ideas to turn your special area into an oasis away from daily stresses. Change out the shower read more...
Turn an ordinary bathroom into a handsome retreat

Ideas for that little powder room

Powder rooms can be transformed into a hidden treasure. Bold wallpaper, an unusual sink or just the right lighting fixtures, your guests can walk into this tiny room and smile with pleasure. It read more...
Ideas for that little powder room

Now that fall is pretty much here –

The days are getting noticeably shorter! Not looking forward to that. Oh well, part of living in the northern hemisphere. Good old 48.7519 degrees N, 122.4787 degrees W (Bellingham, WA) So you may read more...
Now that fall is pretty much here –

Basement remodelling

When improving your home, don't forget the basement. There is a lot of square footage, just begging to be made livable. Any water issues can be remedied by a competent contractor, and then it's "off read more...
Basement remodelling

Kitchen countertops – what works best for you?

OK, here are some of the options out there for you to peruse: Engineered or natural stone Thin or thick slabs Solid or patterned Don't get me started on selecting a color - that is so read more...
Kitchen countertops – what works best for you?

Should you renovate or build new?

Renovating so that the home functions better for the residents is a good idea, as long as the upgrades don't hurt the home's value or decrease usable space. More efficient homes are also more read more...
Should you renovate or build new?

What makes the perfect bathroom

Ugh! Even the most awesome bathroom has to deal with plumbing drains, water lines and vent stacks. And don't forget electricity! These things don't play well together, so having a professional advise read more...
What makes the perfect bathroom

Decks, porches and patios!

Summer calls us to go outside, even yes, to cook, eat and just relax. To do that, we need a good quality outdoor space; an outdoor seating area and barbecue or outdoor kitchen. The more read more...
Decks, porches and patios!

Kitchen exhaust hoods

Have you had the experience of cooking a delicious meal, only to have the cooking odors linger long after the food has been enjoyed? That means you need an upgrade on the exhaust fan. Don't settle read more...
Kitchen exhaust hoods

Bathroom remodels require a lot of attention to detail. There are so many choices to make; tubs (yeah or nay, and style), sinks, tile, and much more. But it's small things that can make or bring down read more...

Is it time to update your kitchen cabinets?

Things to consider when it is "that time" for those cabinets to gracefully go. Number one is, do you like the layout, but want more storage options, such as pull out shelves in the lower cabinets, read more...
Is it time to update your kitchen cabinets?

Kitchen lighting basics

So what do you need to know? Kitchen lighting fixtures can not only dress up the decor but also make cooking and entertaining much easier. Many kitchens come with only general, or ambient read more...
Kitchen lighting basics

How to improve your old bathroom

Bathrooms do not age gracefully. It's all that moisture! And for some reason the tile colors and styles we loved 10 years ago are just, well, annoying to us now. Since bathrooms have a lot of read more...
How to improve your old bathroom

What to do about those old kitchen cabinets

If your cabinets are older, they may have developed annoying quirks, along with that color you no longer love, and the finishes will have seen better days. Completely replacing the cabinets is read more...
What to do about those old kitchen cabinets

Wishing you had a deck?

This time of year we all like to sit outside and enjoy the sunshine. If we can do this while munching on some barbecue . . . well, what could be better? Decks can be anything from a foot off the read more...
Wishing you had a deck?

Should you get rid of the bathtub?

The traditional tub/ shower combination is as old as the indoor bathroom (well, almost!). Certainly none of us remembers a time before every home had one. But that is changing; more homeowners are read more...
Should you get rid of the bathtub?

Safety features for your bathroom remodel

Many of us have suffered through recuperating from a broken leg or seriously sprained leg or ankle. How was that for getting a shower? Not very easy or even safe, I bet. There are lots of read more...
Safety features for your bathroom remodel

Bright, cheerful kitchens

It is spring, moving on towards summer here in Whatcom County, so the days are nice and long, with plenty of sunshine. However, we know that as Pacific Northwesterners, we have to be prepared for the read more...
Bright, cheerful kitchens