Tag: Remodeling on a Budget

Custom Shower Mosaic

Custom Shower Mosaic

A custom Shower Mosaic Is the Highlight of this bath along with other custom and unusual elements.

Making Room for Baby

Making Room for Baby

My clients live in a 1930’s brick story and a-half cottage. The 2 bedrooms upstairs and small compartmentalized rooms on the first floor just weren’t working once they added their second child.

Opening Up a 1930’s Cape Code

Opening Up a 1930’s Cape Code

The typical small house built in the 1930’s — with small, cut-off rooms — creates the opportunity for a different type of “great room”. Instead of a single (too often sterile space), we create a “great room” composed of interconnected spaces that blur the lines between kitchen, living, dining and study. This type of opening-up with the existing footprint creates the ability to be together while still engaging in separate activities. It’s an inviting, nurturing type of family life.

Open-Plan, Industrial Finishes for Low-Cost Remodel

Open-Plan, Industrial Finishes for Low-Cost Remodel

Industrial finishes allowed us to keep this extensive remodel within our client’s modest budget.

A New Hall Bath in a Brick Rambler

A New Hall Bath in a Brick Rambler

This new hall bath was built in the location that previously housed a small galley kitchen in a 1950’s post-WWII brick rambler.

Carving Out a Master Suite in a Post-WWII Brick Rambler

Carving Out a Master Suite in a Post-WWII Brick Rambler

A Reconfigured Former Hall Bath plus French Doors to a New Patio Create a light-Filled Master Suite.

A Trio of Baths on a Budget

A Trio of Baths on a Budget

My client wanted to remodel both baths as well as the Powder Room on a limited budget. The hall bath – used daily by the husband and occasionally by the adult children when visiting – was badly short of efficient storage. The master bath also needed additional storage but the family didn’t need two tubs so we could convert the tub in the master to a shower only – freeing up some space.

Opening Up an Historic Bungalow

Opening Up an Historic Bungalow

Opening up an historic bungalow to abundant natural light and tree house views makes this small house work for a family of four.

An Elegant Low-Cost Modern Kitchen

An Elegant Low-Cost Modern Kitchen

Read About the Transition of This Kitchen in a 1950’s Brick Rambler

A Post-War Brick Rambler Converted to a Salon for Music & Entertaining

A Post-War Brick Rambler Converted to a Salon for Music & Entertaining

Read about the conversion of this post-WWII brick rambler into a Salon for creative people to meet. All Remodeling was done within the existing footprint including a new kitchen, hall bath, and master suite.