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small space hacks

7 Small Space Hacks

Maximize Pantry Wall Space.  Buy thesedrawer organizers and affix them to the inside wall of your pantry for spice storage. Try tiered counter storage.   This can be used in every room of your home to store toiletries in the bathroom, to diaper changing items in the nursery, to produce in the kitchen. Create a Small Command […] Read more…

packing tips

10 Packing Tips You Need To Know About

Packing is a nightmare.  Period.  But there are a few tricks of the trade that will make your life less stressful on moving day. Use Your Phonebooks. Tear out pages of those old phone books to wrap breakables. Seriously… who needs them anymore and why would you want to move them? Color Code Your Boxes. If […] Read more…

farmhouse

5 Steps To The Perfect Farmhouse Style

Barn Doors You can search for an actual refurbished/recycled barn door from local antique shops & sales or you may decide to buy new.  Having something old that has it’s own story is the fun part about designing interiors.  These types of items carry their own past and are great conversational pieces.  If you’re lucky enough to […] Read more…

downsizing

Are You Downsizing or Resizing

First off, lets get real about what kind of downsizing you’re trying to accomplish.  Some of my clients live on acreages that they no longer wish to maintain; others would like to decrease costs of ownership.  And still others just wish to live in a home with a more accommodating floor plan. Those are three […] Read more…

new construction process

The New Home Construction Process Explained

There’s no question that new home construction has become not only a popular road to home ownership but also a necessary part of expanding Rochester and surrounding communities. Owning a new home is an exciting opportunity that some pass up because they’re intimidated by so many moving parts and decisions to make. Here is a […] Read more…

lots for sale in rochester mn

How To Find Lots For Sale in Rochester Minnesota

Finding lots for sale in Rochester can be a daunting task.  Mostly due to the fact that a majority of build-able lots for sale in the Rochester Minnesota area aren’t easily visible to the general public. Much of the lots for sale are in fact restricted to certain builders and not even listed on the MLS.  This […] Read more…