• Cabinets,  Cambria,  Countertops,  Flooring,  Home Accessories,  Kitchen Planning,  Kitchen Renovations,  Uncategorized

    Family Farmhouse: Kitchen Reveal

    This gorgeous modern family farmhouse is nestled back into a picturesque farm setting just north of Saint James. Privacy and nature are found in abundance here at the generational farm. Natural beauty surrounds the home with views of trees and crops in every direction. This energetic family of four have known the property for decades and saw the potential of the home. A couple years ago they decided it was time to start planning the updates that would reflect their personality and make this house their own! Not knowing where to start on such an extensive project the homeowners reached out to me in early 2019. We started working on…

  • Rustic Ranch: Kitchen Reveal
    Cabinets,  Countertops,  Flooring,  Home Accessories,  Home Remodeling,  Kitchen Planning,  Kitchen Renovations,  Tile,  Trends

    Rustic Ranch: Kitchen Reveal

    This beautiful rustic ranch home is nestled back into a picturesque wooded farm setting just outside of Fairmont, MN. Privacy and nature are found in abundance here at the rustic ranch. Spectacular wildlife views can be had looking out the huge picture windows that spans the entire back of the home. This energetic family of five saw the beauty of the property and the potential of the home seven years ago when they settled in.  Fast forward a few years to 2019 when the family decided to take on a whole house renovation, including a spectacular kitchen makeover by yours truly! I’m so excited to share some of the behind-the-scenes…

  • Farmhouse Fireplace Makeover
    Cabinets,  Fireplace,  Fireplace Trends,  Shiplap,  Stone

    Fall Fireplace Trends

    What’s Hot in Fireplaces? It’s that time of year again! The leaves are turning colors, the daylight hours are getting shorter and the temperatures are starting to fall. Now is the perfect time to add or remodel that fireplace you’ve been thinking about. Today I’d like to talk about what’s HOT in fireplace trends. Shiplap From shiplap and stone to floating shelves and pattern tiles, today’s fireplaces are really sizzling with style! Shiplap is a favorite in design today, ever since Joanna Gaines introduced it to us in her designs on HGTV’s Fixer Upper. Shiplap is being used in kitchens, mud rooms and to accent fireplaces. Shiplap looks great in…

  • Home Accessories

    Home Accessories   

    Keep It Simple Home accessories include any replaceable items that are easy to move and used to decorate your home, including furniture, window treatments, floor coverings, artwork and decorations. When it comes to accessorizing your home often times less is more. Keep it simple, focus on the basics, and always pay attention to the details! Furniture One of the most important accessories in any home is furniture. Furniture is a great way to add interest and comfort to your living spaces. A comfortable linen upholstered sofa with throw pillows in fun pops of color might be just what your living room needs. Complement it with a couple of unique accent…

  • Cabinets,  Countertops,  Kitchen Renovations,  Organization

    Refreshing Kitchens!

    Refreshing Kitchen Updates While April Showers are starting to refresh our outdoors with the hope of May flowers, springtime is the perfect time to start planning for refreshing updates to your kitchen. Kitchens are the heart of every home. Whether you’re cooking dinner for your family, entertaining friends or just midnight snacking, you’ll find yourself hanging out in the kitchen. That’s why kitchen updates always top the list of homeowners’ wishes and are the focus of so many home improvements. This spring, I would like to offer some fresh ideas to update your kitchen space. Open Floor Plans Sooooo….. what do today’s kitchens wish for? Open and airy come to…

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    2019 Lakes FM & KSUM Spring Expo Home Show April 5–7th,  Home Show

    2019 Lakes FM & KSUM Spring Expo Home Show April 5–7

    By Deb Williamson New Location & Vendors Thinking about updating your kitchen or bathroom? Starting an outdoor landscaping project? Looking for new ideas to improve your home? Then you should come out and visit the 2019 Lakes FM & KSUM Spring Expo home show coming our way April 5th–7th at the Martin County Arena in Fairmont. With a new location and new vendors, we are expecting this show to be the best show yet! Let me give you a few reasons to attend…. Home Expo Shows are Educational Starting a home project can be a difficult task especially if you’re not sure who to talk to or where to start.…

  • Organization,  Storage Solution

    Innovative Storage Solutions

    By Deb Williamson Use the Winter Weather to Get Organized The bone-chilling, miserably cold weather has arrived! Even though the calendar disagrees, February always feels like one of the longest winter months. For many homeowners this is a great time to get organized, while others struggle with organization because of home limitations. Today I’d like to share with you some clever home storage solutions for every room in your home. Bedrooms One of the most important solutions to bedroom organization is adequate closet space. These days creative shelving systems inside closets like shoe shelves, hanging rods and cubbies turn even the smallest closets into efficient, multi-purpose storage solutions. Don’t forget to…

  • Kitchen Design
    Kitchen Renovations

    Home Improvement Goals for the New Year

    By Deb Williamson New Year, New Projects As a new year begins our focus turns away from the holidays and towards goals for the coming year… whether that is starting a new fitness routine, trying a new activity or starting a home improvement project. Often times, we start the year with good intentions that fade away into unfulfilled ambitions. I want to provide you with a few tips to make sure your home improvement ideas become a reality. Don’t Get Sidetracked Don’t let your project get sidetracked before it even gets started. Sometimes homeowners have so many improvements they would like to make, it’s hard to find a starting point. A…

  • Flooring,  Home Remodeling,  Kitchen Renovations,  Subway Tile,  Tile

    Tile Trends

    by Deb Williamson There is one home design trend that seems to have had a huge impact in 2018 and is gaining momentum for the coming year…… and that trend is tile. From floors to backsplashes, walk-in showers to accent walls, floor to ceiling, top to bottom, tile is trending in so many versatile ways and can be found in nearly every room of the home.   Subway Tile One very classic tile that has resurfaced over the past few years is subway tile.  Subway tile makes a timeless statement in kitchens, bathrooms and mud rooms. Today’s subway tiles come in a large variety of sizes and are available in every…

  • Trimont Fall Tour of Homes

    2018 Trimont Area Women Tour of Homes—November 17th

    by Deb Williamson Last month, I talked about how much fun the Minneapolis Parade of Homes was and the new home trends that were on display. This month, I’m excited to tell you about an opportunity to take a look at some beautiful local homes and help support a great women’s non-profit organization raise money for educational and community projects. The Trimont Area Women have been hosting a fall tour of homes since the mid 90’s. The tour started as a fun endeavor for women in the community to raise money for different projects and activities including back-to-school backpacks, roller skates for local schools, teacher’s wish lists, high school scholarships,…