Ottoman Considerations

Ryley Ottoman- Whittaker

Did you have a good weekend? I think the busyness of the holidays and client projects caught up with me, and I found myself with less energy than normal. I’m not a big fan of lazy weekends, but I guess occasionally doesn’t much matter. Today I’m back at it with a trip planned into the […]

Construction is Finally Done! {Our Basement Reveal}

Basement Closet Area Before

After weeks of planning, and what turned out to be months of construction, our basement is finally ready to occupy. If you’ve been following along on this renovation journey, you know that back in early May we set out to create a family TV and entertaining area. With a few obstacles, combined with summer holiday […]

Basement Renovation Finally Underway!

Wet Bar

As I hear clanging and banging coming from the basement, it’s a good sign for me. We’ve been planning our basement renovation for several months now and it’s finally underway. Yesterday everything was mapped out on the floor and the rest of the week will be framing, with the electrical work starting on Monday. Although […]

One Room, Two Looks

E. Bonus Room web

Following the completion of a sunroom E-Design for one of my clients a month or so ago, I was asked to create a plan for the bonus room as well. Similar to many scenarios I see time and time again, Patty had purchased new furniture pieces and a few decorative accessories, but she didn’t feel […]

Our Basement Renovation {Part One}

sarah-richardson-design-rec-room

This week I’ve been finalizing the plans for our basement. When we purchased our home 8 years ago, it was unfinished and we didn’t have any intention of doing much with it. Over the years it has mainly served as a place for storage, somewhere to hold my work table for messy projects, a place […]

Case Study: Fall Inspired Family Room

Fall Inspired Family Room Design | Satori Design for Living

The Clients After meeting with my clients to discuss their family room and check out the room’s specifications, I knew this plan was going to require some careful consideration. The family had already ordered a sectional from Restoration Hardware (a big ticket item) and wanted to use the side board they inherited from a grandparent […]