101 Classes

August 23, 2020

Home Office 101 Lara’s 5 Top Tips & Trends

Possibly the most relevant of interior design trends in 2020 is creating a home office. With an uptick in remote work, there is a need to create a workspace that is productive and functional. A well-designed space can help shut out distractions, center the mind, and inspire creativity.
August 14, 2019

Geothermal 101 Class No More Nasty Fossil Fuels!

Three weeks ago, we installed a geothermal system to heat and cool our house and so far, we love it! Sure, HVAC systems have basically nothing to do with interior design, but it’s still a home related product that many people are curious about, so I’d thought I’d share my experience with you!
April 16, 2019

Knobs & Pulls 101 Class Little Details Make A Big Impact

You know that old saying, “it’s all in the details”? It’s so true when it comes to selecting the hardware for your cabinetry. By hardware, I’m referring to the decorative knobs and pulls you install to open the cabinet doors and drawers.
December 21, 2018

Countertops 101 Class Lara’s 3 Favorite Kitchen Countertop Materials Plus Bonus Tips!

After renovating and building dozens of kitchens for clients over the past 2 decades, I kinda know a thing or two about countertop materials!
December 15, 2018

Fabric 101 Class Cut Velvets & Crushed Chenilles

I had a burning desire to share just how much I love velvet and chenille fabrics, and in particular cut velvets and crushed chenilles….and why I think they are so awesome! (Yes, I’m totally design obsessed lol!)
January 18, 2018

Lighting 101 Class Perfect Ceiling Light Placement

You know your home design project is almost complete when it’s time to install your light fixtures, hooray! You’ve spent lots of time and consideration selecting your beautiful and eye catching fixtures (hopefully with the help of your experienced interior designer ☺!), so you’ll want to make sure they’re installed in the correct and appropriate placements.