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Redesign after the Great Flood

February 25, 2019 · Posted In: Home, Home Improvement

We awoke the morning after Christmas 2017 to devastating water damage throughout the entire main floor of our home. The dishwasher malfunctioned overnight, and seeping water destroyed most of the living space on the main […]

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Porch Pirates, Ahoy

Posted In: Home, Home Improvement

If you had a package stolen from your front porch over the holiday season, you weren’t alone. About 30 percent of Americans suffered the same fate at the hands of so-called “porch pirates.” One NASA […]

Urban Evolution Burgess Family

Urban Evolution

January 8, 2019 · Posted In: Home, Home Improvement, OmahaHome

Steve and Julie Burgess were enjoying a glass of wine at La Buvette when the idea hit Julie like a ton of old bricks. While admiring the Old Market’s lovely brick buildings, redesigned from warehouses […]

Transformations

December 28, 2018 · Posted In: Home, Home Improvement, OmahaHome

Meet the designer: Lisa McCoid is one of the Midwest’s few design professionals with both an architecture license and interior design certification. As co-owner of D3 Interiors, her goal is total customer satisfaction. “The client […]

Trimming the Trees

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Trees require maintenance or they can depreciate a property. Knowing when and how to trim them is critical. (It is important to note that this article discusses landscaping trees, whether deciduous or coniferous. Fruit trees […]

Fireplace & Chill

Posted In: Home, Home Improvement

As the sun slowly sets beyond the horizon, the circadian rhythms of Dean and Robyn Powell signal their descent into the basement of their home. Lambent flames from the fireplace deliver a comforting invite to […]

Living Room Staging

June 26, 2018 · Posted In: Home Improvement, OmahaHome

Staging can turn a house into a home. It all starts with first impressions. “Staging” is a real estate industry term that means preparing a home for viewings (in-person) and photography (for online for-sale listings). […]

A Fresh Homemade Kitchen

August 28, 2017 · Posted In: Home Improvement, OmahaHome

Out of all the genius quotes from world-renowned architects and designers, Kylie Von Seggern’s favorite comes from a celebrity chef. Her profile on Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture’s website lists the words of Anthony Bourdain as […]

A Glamorous, Functional Basement Remodel

August 14, 2017 · Posted In: Home Improvement, OmahaHome

Seeking a grand basement remodel, a client came to me with hopes of creating a unified space with smaller intimate areas instead of an open floor plan. The original space felt very disconnected with no […]

Home Is Where the Oven Is

July 18, 2017 · Posted In: At Home, Home Improvement, OmahaHome

When Nicola Shartrand decides to spend a lazy summer morning with her two young children in their home near Lake Manawa, odds favor the happy trio baking sheets of cookies before noon in their newly […]