3 Things to Remember when Downsizing

Many people hear the word “downsizing” and think it pertains to older people.  While some of the sweetest referrals we get are from clients needing help with transitioning their aging parents to a smaller space, downsizing isn’t always associated with age.  Less square footage means less maintenance, lower utility bills and more leisure time, which…

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To Renovate or not to Renovate, That is the Question

Renovations.  The word alone can be intimidating for some.  But it’s something that every home eventually needs; And we’ve always enjoyed the challenge of a renovation!  Whether it’s a complete remodel or a simple redesign, we hear what people call us for and look for creative ways to address their design issues. If you’re considering…

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7 Things to do Right After a Remodel

Have you recently built or remodeled a house?  Here are some guidelines to help you settle in and protect your new investment. Schedule a Post-Construction Clean Dust will be everywhere; on the window sills and molding, cabinets and overhead lights.  A good cleaning crew will take the time to clean and polish from top to…

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Kirkendall Design Summer Reading List

jayne’s bookshelf: The Farm by Joanne Ramos Why:  Because it sounds like it will show the extremes in which you are willing to go to have a better life for you and your family. I Miss You When I Blink by M. L. Philpott Why: Reviews say this one is “relatable, uplifting, honest and poignant…

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Ask KD: Q & A

In this post, we’re tackling questions about mixed metals and woods, favorite paint, plus sharing some of our favorite places to shop local for accessories! Q: How do you mix wood colors without clashing? Our rule of thumb is to stay within the same color tone or hue. This is especially important when you have…

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Designer Date Night

Our annual Designer Date Night list is here!!!  Get a jumpstart on your Valentine’s day plans by checking out our local restaurant recommendations for 2019!  If you’re new here, we always share our favorite restaurants, but with a designer twist.  The food must be delicious but the atmosphere has to be top notch as well!…

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Refined-Ranch South: Vol. 2

Welcome to our Refined-Ranch South project, part two! This remodel was a wonderful collaboration with Terra Nova Properties and was recently featured in Oklahoma Magazine.  Today we’re sharing the kitchen and great room.  Ready for the reveal? As with many houses built in the 1980’s, the kitchen was a galley kitchen.  There really wasn’t much…

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