Make Your “Small Kitchen” Fun

Many people complain about small kitchens but tiny spaces aren’t always to be dreaded. If you’re selling your home and your kitchen is, well, compact, know that you can find ways to achieve big appeal with a little creativity. Bring in the light. Sometimes small kitchens can be dark, making them feel even smaller. But … Continued

Is Kitchen Clean Up, When Selling.

When it comes to selling a home, a kitchen clean up pays. You don’t have to do an expensive remodel to make your kitchen appealing to buyers. If you’re starting with a good kitchen space, then making a few inexpensive modifications can help you get your home noticed and sell for more money. Here are … Continued

Dealing With Bad Tenants in Rhode Island

Owning a rental property is an excellent way to generate extra income for you and your family. However, if you are faced with bad tenants, your wonderful investment can quickly turn into a nightmare! In our latest post, we will provide you with our favorite tips for dealing with bad tenants!  Do own a rental in … Continued

Successfully Moving Barns Doors Inside, (How to Get the Look)

b If it seems like what was dismissed as a flash-in-the-pan trend has stuck around a lot longer than many of us predicted, you’re right. Barn doors are now becoming a staple in homes from new construction to renovations for their unique appeal and space-saving properties. If the word “barn” is turning you off, rest … Continued

Thinking “New Kitchen” Do it Wise!

At an average of $50,000, a kitchen remodel is a major undertaking. A good return on that investment means different things to different people. You may be considering resale value, your bank balance at the moment, the elements of your dream kitchen-or all of the above. Whatever the case, kitchen cabinets are a key component … Continued

(2018) Cool Kitchen Ideas

Kitchen design has been about three things for the past few years: white cabinets; quartz or marble counter-tops; and subway tile back-splashes. The good news is, 2018 trends are veering away from a couple of these mainstays (quartz and marble aren’t going anywhere anytime soon!). If you’re getting ready to do or redo your kitchen, … Continued

How to get the Real Look with (Faux Materials) in your Home!

As the Marvin Gaye song lyric goes, “Ain’t nothing like the real thing, Baby.” And while that might be a good motto to live by, when it comes to home trends and decor, today it’s all about faux. You can have a great-looking place, even if it wasn’t built that way, and without a huge … Continued

(Prevent Break-Ins) Garage Door Secutity

You have checked all the windows to make sure they are closed and locked, doubled-checked the doors, let the neighbors know you are going out of town, informed the mail so it does not pile up and activated all the passive security systems in your home. However, one area is often overlooked as you pull out … Continued

Hot 2018 Kitchen Colors

2 Feeling blue? You’re about to. Blue is one of the hottest color for 2018 when it comes to one very important space: The kitchen. And that goes for green, too. Yes, after many years of all-white everything, expect to see some deeper, moodier shades in your chef space. It’s time for a kitchen renaissance. … Continued

Lasting Kitchen Mods

Parkes Interiors As a designer, I pay attention to trends that come and go in kitchen design. And there are a lot of new options to consider. But I tell my clients that the key is always to consider whether what’s trending will actually function for your kitchen. So let’s take a look at some … Continued