Category Archives: Client Work

Lake House Before and After

It’s been a busy summer around here, in part because I have been designing an entire home! I’ve had the pleasure of working with some friends who recently purchased a home on a lake outside of Kansas City. It’s a second home so we wanted the house to feel relaxing, providing a space to enjoy friends and family away from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

It’s been a whirlwind as we did the entire home in just a couple months. But we pulled it together and here are some highlights:
Living Room Before: 

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Living Room After: 

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I lightened up the space by opening up the windows and using beachy tones. Over-stuffed slipcovered furniture is inviting and relaxing after a day on the lake.

Lake House 1

TV Area Before: 

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TV Area After: 

TV Stand
The best way to detract from a large TV? A beautiful piece of furniture for it to sit on.

Dining Before: 

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Dining After: 

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Changing out the light fixture was an easy way to create a focal point in the room and brighten the space. The table the client already had and I added a bold rug underneath to tie in the wall color which had also been previously selected.

Lake House 3

Entry Before: 

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Entry After: 

Hallway

Master Bedroom:

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The master bedroom feels high-end although we kept things within a very reasonable budget. A good way to save money in the bedroom is using a headboard instead of whole bed. 
TV
Basement Before:

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Basement After: 

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Basement Before: 

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Basement After: 
LL 2

The basement felt really dark so I livened it up with interesting decor with a nautical theme.

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 Little Boy Room Before: 

Deven Before
Little Boy Room After: 

Deven Room