An outdated lake house becomes a platform for better living.

Posted on September 6th, 2018 by

An outdated lake house becomes a platform for better living.  Story by Andrea Darr    |    Photos by Matt Kocourek

Water can be very alluring. The sun shining on it, the sound of waves lapping and the fish swimming under the surface ready to be caught can entice even the most practical couple away from their original plan of finding a more comfortably sized place to retire.

That’s what happened to the owners of this 5,000-square-foot Lakewood home.


“When the owner walked into the great room, he looked at the lake and said, ‘This is the house we …
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How to Get Interior Design Inspiration From Travels to the Mediterranean

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

If you’ve ever visited the Mediterranean, there’s a good chance you never wanted to leave. And who could blame you? With palate-pleasing cuisine everywhere, sunny weather and warm colors all around, there’s something about the region that’s simply hypnotic. Now glean interior design inspiration from travels to the Mediterranean with these tips for transforming your home into the Mediterranean oasis you’ve been dreaming of. You’ll feel like you’re on vacation every time you walk through your front door.

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Design Pro Tips for Choosing a New Coffee Table That Works Best With Your Space

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by
coffee tables

While TVs have stolen the show in most American family rooms, a coffee table is still an important focal point in any home. It should not only complement the overall design of the living space, but it should also fulfill the requirements your family has for it. Whether it’s more for decoration or just a place to kick up your feet, choosing a coffee table that best suits your home should be thought through. Here’s what to consider when choosing a coffee table:

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