Dual Owner's Suites: The Dual-Bedroom Solution

by Michele Weaver 9. October 2015 17:01
Not only are homes designed with dual owner’s suites being used for sharing a home, the home owners are “sharing” the space themselves! It might amaze you to find out just how many committed, happy couples choose not to share the same bedroom. [More]

A Study of Home: Special Places to Use However you Choose

by Michele Weaver 2. October 2015 11:30
As our series on ‘Study of Home: Special Places’ comes to a close with this week’s post, I am a bit surprised! Through helping my parents build their house years ago I knew there were a lot of decisions to make, like bedroom/bathroom placement, open floor plan, etc., but at the time I never really thought about the “why”? [More]

A Study of Home: Special Places to Get Away

by Michele Weaver 25. September 2015 16:03
In contrast to last week’s “Special Places to Gather,” we also need places to Get Away. Our hectic lifestyles are refreshed by ‘get-away’ rooms such as dens, sitting rooms, and sunrooms, which allow us to take “mini-vacations,” or escape for brief retreats without leaving home. [More]

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Design Trends | Destressing | Master Bedroom Design

A Study of Home: Special Places to Gather

by Michele Weaver 18. September 2015 14:56
Special places to gather are what makes a house a home; otherwise, families are essentially just cohabitating, which makes their home a place for eating and sleeping. Gathering places don’t have to be elaborate or defined – even if it’s just at the breakfast bar for a quick meal – being together is what makes you feel connected. [More]

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Design Trends | Flexible Living Options | Patio | Porch

A Study of Home: Special Places to Play

by Michele Weaver 14. September 2015 13:26
What does the term ‘play’ mean to you? Oftentimes when designing a home for a family we automatically think of a playroom for the children. But, a room for ‘play’ can take on a different meaning – think a hobby room for sewing, scrapbooking, or jewelry making, or a fitness center. [More]

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Design Trends | Flexible Living Options

A Study of Home: Special Places to Work

by Michele Weaver 4. September 2015 16:54
Last week we introduced the concept of creating special places in your home. Places that suit your needs, lifestyle, and family dynamic; such as places to gather, get away, and work. Let’s take a closer look at special places to work. [More]

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Design Trends | Office Design

A Study of Home: Special Places

by Michele Weaver 27. August 2015 15:45
It seems that now more than ever, we’re looking for ways to focus on the thing we value most. So is it any wonder that between the hustle and bustle of work, school, activities, etc., we’re looking forward to some downtime at home? A natural outcome of this is an emphasis on discovering “special places” in the home that add comfort, convenience, and points of personal refuge. [More]

Your Home Puts on About 40 Pounds per Year

by Michele Weaver 21. August 2015 08:57
Forty pounds of dust, that is! Now, there’s nothing you can do to completely eliminate dust as clothing fibers, pet dander, dead skin cells, and items we track in from outdoors add to the problem daily. [More]

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General | HER HOME | Home Tips

What do you call 'home'?

by Michele Weaver 13. August 2015 10:32
No matter your answer, each of us longs to come home to a place where we know we belong. A place where we comfortably fit into the fabric of our surroundings – where we can truly be ourselves. What is it about a house that makes you call it home? [More]

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Design Trends | General | HER HOME | Plannng | Woman-Centric Matters

The Nostalgic Touch Inside and Out

by Michele Weaver 31. July 2015 16:50
What is it we find so deeply alluring about homes of the past? Is it the beauty of their intricately crafted details? Is it their sheer presence that ... [More]

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