How to Determine What Your Interior Design Budget Actually Is

Most people get a bit antsy when we start talking about how much money will be required to accomplish their interior design project. Often, this apprehension comes from unclear expectations about how much their dream design will cost and is only compounded by unclear budgets that make it difficult for a client to know how much they can afford—and how much they actually want to spend.

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50 Shades of Blue for One Gorgeous Cottage Makeover | Part II

In Part I of this blog series, we toured the sitting room and nook of this charming lakeside cottage. Now, we're revealing the living and dining rooms in all their subdued, nautical glory. 

Our client's cottage is always full of laughter, people, bare feet, wet bathing suits, and furry paws. We took this into consideration when sourcing fabrics and rugs, knowing that each would be tested to the limit.

The end result? A beautiful cottage that can withstand a hurricane of hosting, celebrating, and living.

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50 Shades of Blue for One Gorgeous Cottage Makeover | Part I

Our client's quaint, lakeside cottage was full of potential. Aside from its to-die-for setting on a beautiful lake, the cottage's interior was brimming with charm. All of its upholstered pieces were in great shape (except for the fabrics).

We were excited to get our hands on the living, sitting, and dining rooms--and we even created a cozy nook.

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