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Bring Your Dog to Work Week

For us, bring your dog to work week isn’t just one measly week out of the year, it’s an everyday thing! If you’ve been to our local store or stopped by our offices, then you can certainly recall being greeted by at least a couple of precious doggie faces and wagging tails. That’s because a huge part of our day to day life here at Obelisk Home and the Taylor Martin family involves our beloved pups by our sides. Our [...]

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Our Favorite Rooms Inside Buckingham Palace

With the royal wedding still on all of our minds, we can’t help but think about what it’s like to live as royalty. Buckingham Palace is the Queen’s official residence and a royal working place. The Palace  is 830,000 square feet, has 775 rooms, including 52 royal and guest bedrooms, 188 staff bedrooms, 92 offices and 78 bathrooms, according to the royal website. That’s a lot of toilet bowl brushes! Lets take a look at some of our favorite rooms in [...]

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High Point Market Recap

We’ve finally settled back into the daily routine of being back in Springfield after an exciting spring market! Going to High Point is always one of our favorite parts of the year. We get to shop for clients and the store, show our sister company, JKM Home, be inspired by the newest trends, and meet a lot of other talented designers. If you’ve been following us on Instagram, then you have an idea of how gorgeous the showrooms were [...]

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6 Ways To Make The Most of Your Finished Basement

Finishing your basement to meet your style and lifestyle creates extra living space (wonderful in a smaller home) and increases your home’s value. We work on quite a few basements here at Obelisk Home, and we’ve come up with a few tips for those of you who are rethinking the function of your basement. Our Jared II Basement Remodel Project Divide the Function Most basements have an excess of unused space, this makes it important that you divide the function of your [...]

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The Great Shiplap Debate

The popularity of HGTV’s Fixer Upper, Joanna Gaines, is undeniable. The woman has made shiplap a household term by featuring it prominently in her projects. She has inspired countless renovations across the country as people flock to the lumber yard to incorporate shiplapped walls into their own homes. But, like many great things that become over popularized, the shiplap trend seems to be setting sail. We get a lot of questions from clients about our thoughts on the trend [...]

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4 Ways To Make Your Fresh Flowers Last Longer

It’s finally starting to feel like spring and we couldn’t be happier! Creating that spring feeling inside the home is something many of us do by purchasing fresh flowers and arranging them around the house. It’s no secret that flowers can get costly, so we want to make the most of the money spent on them. Follow these helpful tips to prolong the life of your freshly cut flowers! Cut the Stems One of the most common mistakes people make after [...]

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Green With Envy: Delmar Project Spotlight

Color can alter a person’s mood, incite anger, evoke happiness, or call to mind feelings of indifference and sadness. Even so, most people don’t spend a lot of time thinking about the effects of color in their homes or offices. Yet, the color and design in our home should reflect the people who live inside, and designers and homeowners should use colors wisely to create the intended atmosphere in each space. On this project, our client knew she wanted a [...]

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3 Thoughtfully Colorful Living Rooms

Trying to incorporate color into your home? Let these recent projects be your inspiration! Delmar Project This client came to us wanting to totally transform her home into something that reflected her family’s personality. Beyond the vibrant furniture, we decided to paint the walls purple to add that extra punch of color and excitement. We then complimented the purple with various shades of blues and green. To add another layer of color, pink accents were brought in. Because the colors are [...]

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10 Beautiful Bathroom Ideas to Inspire Your Remodel

It’s no question that your bathroom is the most personal space in your house, and it should be a beautiful and functional place that you enjoy. After all, it’s where you start and end your day. To help inspire your own bathroom design project, we rounded up 12 beautiful bathrooms to help get the gears ticking! Photo by Marissa Cramer Interiors Consider going bold with a fun colored tile to brighten up your bathroom. This could be done by adding a [...]

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Adding Color to the Kitchen

The kitchen is the hardest working room in your home and it’s where we spend a lot of time. Why not add your favorite hue and make a statement? Color does amazing things for a kitchen, and while we love a crisp white kitchen, don’t be afraid to step out of the box and really punch up the color. Read on to see the ways you can add color to your own kitchen! Add Colorful Cabinetry Cabinetry accounts for about 60 [...]

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