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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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Tips for Designing A Monochromatic Space

We can’t deny the power of a monochromatic room. They can be bold, luxurious, and adventurous. The idea of creating a monochromatic space is alluring because of the intentional impact it can have, but the thought of actually executing the look is intimidating for most! We don’t blame you! Where do you start? How do yo keep the space from falling flat? How much color should you use? If you’re considering the monochromatic look, read on to help guide [...]

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Cozy Textiles Are Winter’s Biggest Trend

Soft accessories with extra comfort like flannel sheets, cashmere or wool throws, and cotton quilts are the winter interior design trend that warms all over. Having options folded over the back of a sofa, thrown on a bed, or rolled in a large basket also give the visual feeling of warmth and comfort that appeals to the senses. Knitted accessories are taking the spotlight this winter, with knitted poufs and huge chunky cable-knits replacing subtle weaves. Textiles can take [...]

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Product Spotlight: Orian Bookcase

The JKM Home line is all about balancing tradition with modern style. The Orian bookcase stands as testament to good design and function, something not lacking from any of the pieces in the JKM line. Orian is a chic and modern update of the classic etegere with five fixed shelves with glass inserts. Dressed in stylized plaid mahogany, walnut and ebony marquetry, Orian adds instant architecture to an interior and creates a stunning feature wall when used in multiples. Learn more [...]

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