Category: Design

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Kitchen Electronics in a drawer, docking drawer

If you’re planning to build a custom home, you have a lot to think about. Are the details keeping you up at night? Worried that you might forget something important? …

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Meadowlark Kitchen Remodel

The Beauty of Master Planning: Long-Term Vision vs Short-Term Fixes Having purchased this home in 2010, our clients took on a number of remodeling projects to make the home more …

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Historic Home Small Kitchen Remodel

Remodeling Your Kitchen – Seeing Beyond the Obvious Challenges This 100+ year old Victorian was beloved by our clients as they had lived there for over 30 years. They loved …

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New Exterior Deck on back of Mid century Modern Home

Mid Century Modern design still attracts many of our clients and here we give our take on why that’s so and why we still love it ourselves!

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Designated Ping Pong Area in a large open basement remodel

We’ve taken the ideas we love from past basement remodel projects that are the perfect example of form meeting function. 11 great ideas to consider for your basement remodel.

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Pet Friendly Laundry Room Remodel with Dog Shower

Pet-Friendly Remodeling For your Mudroom We’ve had quite a few mudroom remodels and custom home projects that have focused not only the needs of the client’s family, but also their …

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How to Discover Your Personal Style in 6 Easy Steps

For those who are unaware, it’s now been just over a month and a half since I relocated to Chicago. Moving to a new city and living in a new …

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Mudroom Storage in Meadowlark Custom Home

How Will COVID-19 Change Home Design? By Susan Christian There have been more and more articles emerging over the past few months addressing the issue of how differently we are …

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Small Outdoor Spaces I Love By Susan Christian The arrival of warmer weather in Michigan (finally!) coupled with 3 months of pandemic “shelter in place” has driven me to find …

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Photo of wall mounted toilet with hidden tank

Three Toilet and Accessory Recommendations – Meadowlark’s Personnel Potty Picks By Melissa Kennedy During this COVID crisis, I find myself at home enjoying the simple pleasures and really appreciating the …

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Photo of a home that was designed while customer remotely

Problem Solving – Virtually Our physical office may be temporarily closed, but that doesn’t mean we can’t be creative and innovative elsewhere. In fact, here at Meadowlark, we would say …

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