Design Services

It starts with an idea. It ends with a beautiful new living space. In between I collaborate with you to design what you truly need and want.

You control the budget and the extent of design help.

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Recent Projects

Squeezing In A Powder Room

Like many older homes, this one had no bathroom on the main floor. Could we squeeze one in? We did – right between the entry hall and the ...

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See What Two Feet Can Do!!

The owners loved their home, but the kitchen needed to be updated, and there was no way to expand it in the existing footprint. Solution? Cantilever out two feet! Suddenly, ...

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Tale Of Two Kitchens II: Beautiful Kitchen on a Budget

Solution II: Buy a Showroom kitchen from a ‘going-out-of-business’ home store. When a local home improvement store went out of business, these savvy owners purchased a beautiful kitchen off the ...

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Tale Of Two Kitchens: Beautiful Kitchen On A Budget

Solution I: Go to Ikea! This kitchen was cute but dated. The owner wanted to update the existing kitchen without blowing her budget. Her solution was to buy ...

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Suburban Ranch: Cookie Cutter to Custom

This ranch house still looks like all of its neighbors on the front. But inside and in back, what a transformation! The existing galley kitchen was cramped, and you ...

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Where's the Addition?

The owners of this home wanted another garage stall, as well as an enlarged entry to include both a powder room and mudroom. The existing entry had an awkward closet ...

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Basement Remodel: From Bland to Beautiful

The main level of this home is lovely. But the basement, though finished, was uninviting. The family room fireplace was dated, as was the bathroom. The one bedroom had an awkwardly placed ...

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Basement From Raw To Finished

The townhouse had an unfinished walkout basement with views of a wetland. The challenge was to get a second bedroom and bathroom, a family room and an office in the ...

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Adding Only What Is Needed

This cute suburban house was too small for entertaining. The original idea was for a large addition to the back. But what was really needed was just a larger dining ...

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Kitchen From Cramped To Spacious

No question about it: the kitchen and dining space in this house was too small! The owners also wanted a main level laundry, a bedroom for an aging parent, and ...

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Raising The Roof

This house was tiny, with two bedrooms and all the living spaces crowded into one small one-level space. The porch was sagging and dated. The solution began with gutting ...

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After: Transformed in front

A House Worthy Of Its View

With a gorgeous view down a Minnesota lake, the existing house could not do it justice. The renovation transformed this ordinary house into a striking home that takes full advantage ...

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Twin Cities (Mpls-St Paul, MN) based design and drafting architectural services.

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