So You Want to Remodel your Kitchen or Bath: Pt. 1
First, Let’s Start With How You Establish the Design
Throughout my career I’ve helped lots of clients through the always exciting, but never fun remodel process. The exciting part is thinking about your new room, but the un-fun part is getting through a project while living in your home. I’ve come up with some ideas that help move the work along while keeping you sane and focused on the end result.
This is my process:
1) Decide on a theme. Do you want a fresh new look, or will your bath need to blend with the established style of your house?
2) Decide what you want to change, meaning, how do you want the room to function?
3) Gather all the magazine pictures and ideas you have and try to settle on one look. Then start to build your design with that “look” in mind.
4) Design 101: First let’s talk about focal points. A focal point can be a painting, or a piece of furniture, or a color scheme already established in a contiguous room. That item or color becomes the focus which will steer you through the decisions. Read more