How to Care for Marble Surfaces

Marble is a beautiful surface for counters and tabletops. But because it is quite soft and porous, marble can easily be stained, scratched, and chipped. To help prevent staining, marble surfaces are often coated with protective sealers. Depending on use, these coatings should be reapplied every year or two. Regular cleanings should be as gentle…

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4 Questions To Ask When Staining Wood Floors

4 Questions To Ask When Staining Wood Floors

When it comes time to stain your floors, deciding which color and shade to use can be quite perplexing. For designer appeal, you can also try not just one stain, but a combination. The end result will be a look that compliments your home perfectly, and also floors that are impressive in their own right.…

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A Bathroom To Boast About

Redding Bath Remodel - Bathroom 3 - Interior Design by kellydesigns

Updating your bathroom is one of the best projects you can undertake. Not only do you deserve to have a bathroom that you love, when it comes time to move, an updated bathroom will help sell your home quicker and for more money than other similar homes on the market. Keep in mind that you…

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Rug Party…to dance or not dance

I guess you can say one of my pet peeves is when people have rugs that just sort of float in a room and are not anchored by furniture. The rug should have at least the front legs of the furniture sitting on it, so it looks like everyone was invited to the dance! It…

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Basement Beauty in Pound Ridge

This renovation started because this client needed storage for her busy family and also wanted to create a home gym and recreation area. It was important to bring the natural light in so they excavated the stone and side of the house the add mason work with stairs and large double doors to allow light…

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Choosing a show stopping rug…choosing the right size…

Preppy with a Purpose - Family Room - Interior Design by kellydesigns

An area rug not only cushions bare floors, but it also provides artistic value to a room’s design and serves as a centerpiece for your decor. Since choosing the right area rug is such an important decision, it’s no wonder that homeowners are concerned about making the right choice when it comes to style, color,…

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