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Outdoor Living- What’s new in Outdoor Furniture

Posted by Bridget McMullin on June 03, 2020

As summer approaches, it’s time to start thinking about outdoor décor. Dressing up your patio with quality furniture is easy with this list of our favorite pieces for 2020. Century Furniture’s outdoor lines show off the same attention to style and detail as their renowned indoor furniture, as well as their commitment to sustainability. Plantation-harvested teak (rather than forest-harvested), water hyacinth rattan, and their wide range of durable outdoor fabrics make outdoor furniture selection fun…

Bringing Color into Your Kitchen

Posted by Bridget McMullin on May 20, 2020

by Story Garvey Kitchens are notorious for being neutral-colored spaces. With white or grey cabinetry and tile so prevalent, even a well-designed kitchen can run the risk of feeling washed out. It’s important to incorporate color to make a space feel inviting. Aside from a bright bowl of fresh fruit on the counter, how do we add color to kitchens? There are several ways to go about this. Area rugs can really spice up a…

Accessorizing your Spaces

Posted by Bridget McMullin on May 06, 2020

By Story Garvie Accessorizing completes a room the way jewelry completes an outfit. It’s the finishing touches that make a space feel like home. Good interior design always incorporates the personality of the homeowner, and accessorizing is a fantastic way of doing this. Personalization is the difference between a home and a showroom. Accessorizing in a tasteful and cohesive way can be daunting, until you learn the basic principles used by professional designers. Let’s look…

Finishing Touches

Posted by Bridget McMullin on August 21, 2019

Our client gave us a call several years (and several home-renovation projects) after moving into their house. They felt the rooms looked unfinished and that the interior design did not rise to the same level as the architecture. MDG to the rescue! After meeting with the client and hashing out a game plan and budget, the MDG team got together an extensive finishing scope that would have the house feeling “done” in no time.  We…


Posted by Bridget McMullin on August 07, 2019

Refacing your cabinets is a great way to save money as long as your cabinets are worth it! When our clients bought their new home, they felt the kitchen did not quite fit the style of the home. MDG agreed on that point. The cabinet selection felt builder’s grade for such a custom space.  They did not want to go into a full renovation but wanted to update the space and add a hood that…

Where Kids Rule – Playroom Dos & Don’ts

Posted by Bridget McMullin on July 24, 2019

  Basement playrooms are an interesting animal depending on where you’re at in the journey of parenthood.  New parents tend to get extremely anxious about their three-year-old playing on another floor in their home while the seasoned parent (usually one with a second child) is happy for the peace and quiet. Without a doubt, the overwhelming accumulation of STUFF by that small human being you call your child will soon overwhelm your home. So, the…