Caribbean Dream – A Whole Home Renovation In Surrey

A home should reflect its inhabitants.  It seems that home design is becoming more and more impersonal – clients want their home to look like the images they see online or in magazines, but maybe that isn’t the best objective when it comes to design?  We feel that a home should be a collection of the possessions our clients love, and a true reflection of their personality – quirks and all.  The owners of this project were some of the most fun, bubbly and jocular clients we’ve ever had the pleasure of working with, and their home shows it.

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Architectural Oasis – A Main Floor Renovation In Surrey

This spec home in Surrey underwent a complete main floor renovation completely transforming the space. We threw out the original floor plans and created a new layout from scratch.  A total rework of the layout was in order to accomplish the client’s wishes.  They desired a view to the yard from the front door, family centric design and a year-round outdoor living space.  With a blended family and extensive extended family, the clients really wanted an open and welcoming space where they could spend quality time with the ones they love.  In addition to a beautiful home, the space needed to be user friendly and easy to clean.  A lot of the decisions made were influenced by the client’s desire to add a large breed four-legged family member to their household in the near future.

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Urban Farmhouse – A Whole Home Renovation In Port Moody

From Cookie Cutter To Custom! Have you ever wondered how to transform your subdivision home into a custom residence? In Port Moody we took this standard craftsman house and turned it into a vibrant, modern space. This dream renovation began with our clients need to create a fourth bedroom for an expected child. Aside from the three upstairs bedrooms and two bathrooms, there was an open den, currently being used as a home office. Spacious enough to be a bedroom it was obvious this room would be walled in and converted to their fourth bedroom. To accommodate this, the home office would have to be relocated within the home.  Luckily, to the left upon entering the home there was wasted space. A large dining room, under-utilized. This area was walled in and finished with beautiful built-ins to make this smaller office beautiful but still functional. These were the only areas that were separated from the rest of the home – don’t worry, we love an open concept!

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