Cabin on a lake

Cabin Essentials: Creating a Cozy Retreat Your Guests Will Love

Jamie KleckaAirbnb, Blog, Interior Design Leave a Comment

When I think of a cabin, I think of a warm cozy rustic place, usually by some body of water. Great for fishing, swimming or paddling in a canoe. I also picture it as a very old structure. But new cabins, log homes and A-frames are built every day! So how do you bring that old cabin feeling to a …

90's laundry room remodel.

From Dated to Dreamy: A 90’s Laundry Room Transformation

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I just love homes from this era. They are not so old that the electric, plumbing or foundations are outdated or failing. But they are old enough that they need cosmetic updates and possibly some space planning changes. This laundry is an excellent example. The layout was such a waste of space before. The washer and dryer were apartment sized …

Coastal style bedroom in a Michigan Airbnb

Airbnb Design~ Brand Identity/Part 2; Coastal Style Bedroom

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As I said in my previous post, each room identity morphed into something a little different.  For the Great Lakes bedroom, it changed into things we do on the lake.  Boating, fishing, swimming, etc. So this bedroom has a coastal style which is an obvious choice in a lake house! I didn’t include anything that relates to ocean coastal.  Such …

6 Simple Changes to Update Your Kitchen without Renovation

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This Lake Michigan home was a bit too bright and overwhelming for it’s new homeowners.  We believe it was used as a short term rental, so the fun decor made sense.  But for a vacation home that will be used in all 4 seasons, we needed to take it from tropical coastal to Michigan coastal.  All we did is change …