Renovation Resources

I’ve mentioned before that I write and contribute to another blog as part of my 9-5 job. I work for an interior design firm so our blog is all about design inspiration and providing design guidance and tips to readers.

Great renovation resources from Megan Brooke Handmade

If you are currently in the process of building or renovating, I wanted to pull together some of our most recent posts. There are a lot of great renovation resources and tips to help you make some of the tougher design selections.

Not sure the difference in all the various countertop materials out there? We listed out the pros and cons for each along with estimated price range to help you narrow down your search and make the best selections for your home.

Pros and cons for various countertop materials

Sometimes we don’t think about the exterior of our homes when it comes to making design selections. But, picking out the right materials and finishes on the outside are just as important as the inside. Here’s a few pieces of advice on how to design the exterior of your home when it comes to lighting, finishes and materials.

How to Design the Exterior of Your Home

When it comes to designing the kitchen, there are a ton of different variables and different layout options. Here’s a few tips for how to design the perfect kitchen and create a space that functionally works best for you and your family.

How to Design the Perfect Kitchen

For me personally, picking out tile was the most intimidating design selection thus far. There are just so many different options and ways of installing it that it’s hard to really narrow down your choices. We’re still waiting to receive our first quote before we make our final decisions, but this is a great post with some great pieces of advice on tile selection in general: what to take with you to the tile shop and how to choose the appropriate tile for certain areas in your home for example.

Advice for making tile selections

Looking to build but unsure of what the process will look like? Here’s a great breakdown of what to expect when designing your dream home from beginning to end to help ease your fears and anxieties a bit.

What to Expect When Designing Your Dream Home

Hopefully there’s some helpful information for you here. I know when I was pulling these posts together and reaching out to our design team for input, it was helpful for me personally {especially the countertop material breakdown…there are so many options I had no idea the differences between them!}.

Hope everyone has a good weekend! My cousin is coming into town and I’m planning to give her a full tour of Greenville {and maybe convince her to move here ;)}. What are you up to this weekend friends?

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