This post is focused on giving step-by-step instructions for clients who have submitted their room for unlimited design consultation or scale drawings (elevations, space and furniture plans) and now need to share all of the important information required to complete Phase One of the five phase online design process.
In every HMD Room Recipe we include multiple options for several types of accessories. These options are always hand picked to work with your style and of course the design concept we’ve created for your room.
This post is all about helping you take the accessories you love and arrange them in a way that […]
What picture pops into your mind when you read the words “chic blue room“.
The truth is that every single human being has a different picture pop into their heads. What might be chic and blue to you may be modern and teal to someone else. However, if you show me five pictures of what […]
Do you remember the very first time you stepped foot in Costco or Home Depot? Was it a little overwhelming? Well visiting your local Design Center can be a similar experience but with up to eight floors of trade and wholesale sources.
For those of us who like to skip the new fangled design tools and go-at-it the old fashioned way (paper and pencil) here is HMD’s how-to-guide for measuring a room and drawing a floorplan.
You will need:
Paper (graph paper is preferred!)
Is there a particular color that makes you feel happy? Maybe you can’t recite the Behr color number from memory but somehow walking into a room composed of a certain colorway instantly changes your mood.
In this post we are going to take you step-by-step through an iterative discovery process using Pinterest that will ultimately […]
If you are ready to determine how many rolls of wallpaper much wallpaper you’ll need for your room and how much it’s going to cost then this post is for you!
While this task may seem overwhelming at first, don’t worry – its just some simple measurements and basic math!
We’ll walk you through it […]
Measuring for inside mount window treatments is easy peasy!
Step 1: Place end of tape measure inside of the window casing flat against the windowsill.
Step 2: In as straight of a vertical line as possible, extend the tape measure up to the top of the inside of the window casing. Keep the end […]
I recently had the opportunity to be interviewed by Yahoo Real Estate editor who asked me what the #1 recommendation is we give to HMD clients about working with contractors.
Well, here it is.
Require your contractor to provide separate and specific line item pricing for:
labor items such as demolition, plumbing, framing, flooring installation, […]