My Process

July 16, 2019
custom built-ins

Lara’s 10 Step Process for Unique Custom Built-Ins

Designing and building custom built-ins for clients is a huge part of my design business and I absolutely love creating them! When done properly, custom built-ins look fantastic and are amazingly functional. They maximize storage space and help keep thing looking neat and organized. They can blend in seamlessly with the overall design of the room or make an impactful design statement.
July 3, 2019
Bathroom Renovation

Lara’s Process Before & After: A Complex Bathroom Renovation

I always love a good design challenge and this master bathroom renovation definitely put my design skills to the test. The complexity stemmed from the seriously awkward ceiling angles in three corners of the room which could not be altered and
May 28, 2019
selecting paint colors

Lara’s Process Perfect Paint Color Selections in 10 Easy Steps

Being the creative creature I am, I tend to obsess over color, and specifically the coordination of colors. In my constant search for the most gorgeous color combos for my client’s homes,
February 13, 2019
Mudroom Designs

Lara’s Process Designing a Beautiful, Modern Mudroom

Mudrooms are all the rage these days! In the past several years I’ve designed dozens of beautiful and practical mudrooms for client’s homes and they are so much fun to create! Everyone loves how great mudrooms enhance their homes and their lives.
January 26, 2019
furniture layout and floor plan

Lara’s Process Creating The Best Furniture Layouts & Floor Plans

Creating an accurate and functional furniture layout and floor plan that suits my client’s needs is the first, and in my opinion, the most important step in good interior design. It’s one of the first classes I took in design school and a process I really enjoy doing! The furniture layout is the roadmap used to base all my furniture, flooring, rugs, lamps, and subsequent accessories selections from.