Sensible Farmhouse and Cottage Kitchen Essentials

Sensible Farmhouse and Cottage Kitchen Essentials

Cozy and relaxed, everyone seems to love a classic farmhouse or cottage-style kitchen, and with good reason.  The farmhouse/cottage style is reminiscent of simpler times when life was less rushed and families spent time gathering around the table.  Farmhouse cottage style is a beautiful thing:  old finds look great alongside new ones, there are no [...]

Brick: To Paint or Not to Paint

Brick: To Paint or Not to Paint

When you’re out walking or driving, have you ever noticed a house and said to yourself, “That house would look so pretty if they would only _____________” (fill in the blank)?  Or you think, “well, it could be pretty if they would…do something” (but you don’t know what that something is).  I do this ALL [...]

Ask Monica: Brick Choices for Chris’ Modern Farmhouse

Ask Monica: Brick Choices for Chris’ Modern Farmhouse

Hi all!  We hope you’ve been having a good couple of weeks.  We can’t believe how early everyone is starting to decorate for Christmas.  It looks like we’re not going to be too far behind.  So much to do, so little time! We decided to do something a little bit different for this week’s blog [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Recessed Lights

Everything You Need to Know About Recessed Lights

Are recessed lights a fad?  Are you considering recessed lights for your new home or remodel?  Where do you put recessed lights?  What’s the difference between canned lights and recessed lights?  These are all excellent questions, and we’re glad you asked. What are Recessed Lights? Recessed lights, simply put, are lights that are installed directly [...]