2 Examples of Why Design Matters from Debra


Remodeling & Design

Listening to Debra talk about some of her recent projects, I asked her to do another “Why Design Matters” post.  As usual, my comments will be in italics. Here it is: I’ve done a couple of consultations recently that really made me happy and I’d love to share them with you: Color Consultation I finished […]

September 12, 2017

Hildring House Long Overdue Laundry Room Post


Remodeling & Design

First Hildring House Project Completed Four months and many many dollars later… the laundry room is “finished”…. well, as finished as anything ever gets with me around. [This is Dan – I’ll be chiming in occasionally. Just can’t help myself, you know. I have to agree – “finished” is euphemistic for “reasonably satisfied for the […]

July 6, 2017

Hildring House Riffing – A Place for Living


Remodeling & Design

We’re grandparents. It doesn’t solely define us but it’s an integral part of who we are. As grandparents, it’s important to us that Hildring House – or anywhere we reside – be a place for living, not just staying. And if you read Debra’s last post,  you know how one of the core purposes of […]

May 16, 2017

Shades of White


Lagniappe, Remodeling & Design

I was talking to a friend yesterday about paint colors – specifically the white that she was considering for her exterior trim and how it related to the exterior color she chose. Even though Debra is the color expert in our duo, I know enough to know that “white” isn’t just white. A couple of […]

March 8, 2017