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By January 12, 2014

Once upon a time……. in Sublimity, Oregon there was a happy family with a basic kitchen.  They thought this kitchen could be remodeled in a couple of weeks — mostly while their kids were gone for a weekend.   We love creating magic for our clients….. but real magic isn’t created in a weekend when remodeling


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By July 9, 2013

When I talk about painting cabinets with real estate agents or home owners I frequently get quite passionate responses that painting perfectly good wood is criminal. Or that painting oak cabinets can’t be done well. Or that the finish isn’t durable. I disagree on all counts and over and over help home owners remodel their


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By December 31, 2011

All too often we see kitchens that lack pizzazz and feel dated.  Does this kitchen need a complete remodel?  What if a few things are changed to give it a new look? This kitchen island placement is awkward and small when compared to more contemporary kitchens like these: {it’s great to be home} {via House of


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By July 13, 2010

Wanting to add value to your home? Whether you’re selling or thinking of making updates, it can be a daunting task!  HGTV and home design television shows make it appear that homes can easily be tranfsformed from drab to fab in 30 minutes and on a shoestring budget. Many home sellers can testify that preparing


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By January 24, 2010

We’ve been involved in many kitchen and bathroom remodels and cabinetry is always key to not only a beautiful, but highly functional room. Recently we were doing a full kitchen remodel and decided to compare the big box store to custom cabinetry options. First I set up an appointment with “big box” store kitchen designer. 


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