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Blog Entries - tag: 'Home renovation'

Your Laundry Room… Not a Typical Room!

In the past, your laundry room was just a simple room… However, today it is as important as any other room. From floor to ceiling, you need to emphasize a style and create space efficiency and functionality. In this blog, I will point out some of my

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How to Kid-Proof Your Bathroom?

When it comes to remodeling your house or just designing the house of your dreams, you may have to make a list of the things that are more used for you and your family. Especially when you have kids you might want to have a kid-friendly environment that will

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How to Care for Your Countertops

Granite Granite countertops are one of the most impactful ways to give an elegant touch to any room. Having these precious stones in your kitchen or bathrooms will also increase the real estate value of your house, which is a good investment if you want to

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Want to be Happier? How Improving your Interiors Can Enhance your Mood” as Seen on Fox19 NOW with Jessica Brown

It’s a proven fact (even Oprah once said it!) that the interior design of your home can evoke positive or negative feelings in people. Your home is ultimately a place where you want to feel secure, relaxed and even inspired. Not to mention, a lot of

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Essential Geometric Features for your Interior Space

Before discussing our top 5 essential geometric features for your space, we need to understand that to have a great interior design composition, we must identify the elements of the room. Which ones will be playing the dominant role? Which will have the

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Our Top 5 Fall Interior Design Trends as Seen on Channel 9's CincyLifestyle

I was recently a guest of Allie Martin on Channel 9's Cincy Lifestyle show, and shared our favorite Interior Design Trends for Fall. Let's check them out!     ART DECO The art deco style is back and pushing boundaries in

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How to Incorporate the Color Black into Your Interiors

When I have asked people about their thoughts on incorporating black into their interior space, most of their answers were negative. They think using an enormous amount of black would look Gothic. Some think it wouldn't be appropriate for a living space,

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The Wave of Wallpapers is Making a Comeback!

Wallpapers are slowly making a comeback into interior design trends for 2018. The resurgence of modern wallpapers brings new ideas to highlight your personal style in dramatic ways without breaking the bank. Isn’t that awesome??? In this blog, we will

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What's Up with Your 5th Wall?

There are days that we wake up wanting to make a radical change to our home. The most practical thing to do is to change the color of your walls to give a different feel to the space. It will sound that simple but many times you ask thousands of questions

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How to Start a Home Renovation

Happy New Year! It's officially 2018, a fresh new year for a fresh new start, and for some, home renovation projects, as well! If you've been putting off that long overdue kitchen or bath renovation, now is the perfect time to start. Not only do we have the

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5 New Years Resolutions for Your Home in 2018

As the holiday season starts to come to a close, it's that time of year to start thinking forward to the new year ahead. With 2017 just about past us, 2018 is right around the corner. It's a great time to reflect on the year gone by and to get clear on what

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Amy Youngblood Interiors at DesignBuildCincy

This past weekend, October 28th & 29th, Amy Youngblood Interiors participated in DesignBuildCincy at Cincinnati Music Hall. With the renovations just ending not very long ago, it was great to be at an event hosted in such a beautiful and historic

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Check Out Our Latest Granite Install

Posted on: July 13, 2017
Tags: Home renovation, Interior design, Bathroom, Granite

Today, Amy Youngblood Interiors had a granite install for a bathroom remodel at a house in Lakeside Park. This bathroom remodel has been underway for several weeks and is finally coming together. The cream-colored granite has a decent amount of graining

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Everything You Need to Know About Paint

Posted on: July 5, 2017
Tags: Home renovation, How to get started, Style, Inspiration, Paint

A new coat of paint is the perfect, and one of the most budget-friendly ways to spruce up your space and give it a whole new look, so here is just about everything you need to know before you start your next project.   Most importantly, you want to make

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4 Tile Trends to Try

Posted on: June 7, 2017
Tags: Home renovation, Style, Interior design trends, Inspiration, Tile

Tile has always been a go-to choice for the bathrooms and kitchens in our homes, but is also frequently used for a variety of commercial purposes.  Tiles, especially porcelain tile, is an extremely durable material that can be used on walls as well as on

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Why We Love the Wallpaper Trend

Posted on: April 3, 2017
Tags: Home renovation, Style, Interior design, Inspiration, Wallpaper

When people say wallpaper, we typically think of our grandma’s dingy den or the many faux pas of the 1980’s.  Well that just isn’t the case anymore.  Wallpaper is back! And it’s more stylish than ever. Instead of spending

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6 Remodeling Tips That Will Save You Time

Posted on: January 10, 2017
Tags: Home renovation, How to get started, Renovation

Here are six remodeling tips and tricks from Amy Youngblood Interiors that will save you time! Start early! With the real estate market still hot, good contractors of all types, architects and interior designers, are very busy. Hence, the sooner

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How to Choose the Right Countertop

Posted on: August 15, 2016
Tags: Home renovation, Inspiration, Kitchen

When it comes to countertops, there are many different options. Three of the big options include granite, quartz, and marble. There are pros and cons to each surface so it’s smart to read up on the equalities of each before selecting a countertop

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Ten Tile Shapes Worth Noting

Tile is a very versatile element in interior and exterior spaces. It can make or break a whole space. When it comes to choosing tile to create interest, the first thought is often a mosaic or a bold color. Shape is often overlooked. Here are ten tile shapes

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What You Need to Know About Paint Finishes

Posted on: July 26, 2016
Tags: Home renovation, Inspiration, Paint

Picking a paint finish can become an afterthought, especially after hassling through picking a color. But paint finishes are important too. There are some areas that a type of finish is a norm, and specifying the wrong finish can make paint look out of place.

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Summer is the Season for Remodeling

Posted on: May 27, 2016
Tags: Home renovation, Interior design, Inspiration, Condo

With the housing marketing in full force, Amy Youngblood Interiors is seeing a surge in remodeling and new construction.  Whether a single room makeover to complete overhaul,  people are looking to reface their space.   The biggest trend we

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Are Neutrals Back?

As we've mentioned before, finishes are a big emphasis in interior design trends for 2016.  Now that we've decided to update our metal finishes with warm golds and raw irons, let's update our upholstery and paints. Although we've see fabulous colors

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Tips for Creating the Perfect Basement

The infamous basement renovation is the one home project that we put off.  As 2016 forges in to summer, Amy Youngblood Interiors recommends tackling that project for when the weather get cold again! Basements are notorious for low levels of light, so

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How to Mix and Match Appliance Finishes

Posted on: April 8, 2016
Tags: Home renovation, Style, Interior design, Neutral, Inspiration, Kitchen, Trends

Whether you're looking to update a powder room or completely overhaul your kitchen, there are many new plumbing and appliance finish options for all of your needs. GE has introduced "Slate" as an appliance finish. A smooth, satin patina, slate brings warmth

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Why Wallpaper is Making a Comeback

Wall coverings are no longer a thing of the past. Companies have updated their offerings and provide a swath of options in a variety of colors, textures, materials, and sheens.  Natural materials (linen, grasscloths) add some background texture and

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How to Get Started On Planning Your Next Project

With the housing market in full gear and autumn leaves falling, everyone in the housing business is busy. From interior designers, to contractors to product manufacturers, lead times are longer than usual. So how should you get started on planning your next

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7 Steps for Starting Your Home Renovation

Posted on: October 13, 2014
Tags: Home renovation, How to get started

Tackling a big home renovation can be a bit overwhelming especially if you've never done it before.  For example, we've had a huge influx of bathroom remodels lately. Here are some tips on where to start: 1. Consult an interior designer (or

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Why Hiring an Interior Designer Saves You Time

Contrary to the idea that a designer can be an expensive luxury, a designer can save you time and money in many ways. First of all,  utilizing the service of someone who creates beautiful spaces on a daily basis, a quality designer can prevent you from

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Expecting an Exciting 2013

Posted on: December 28, 2012
Tags: Home renovation, Amy schuermann interiors, Interior design, Trends

It's been a busy end of the year at Amy Schuermann Interiors.  Ironically,  most of of my clients opted to postpone a lot of last minute holiday projects to bigger make-overs in 2013.   January can be a slow month for a lot of businesses,

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Sprucing up for Spring

Posted on: April 17, 2012
Tags: Home renovation, Publications, Remodeling, Renovation, Powder room

It has been way too long since my last entry!  Please notice my latest publicity article,  "Putting more "pow" in the powder room"  featured on the Front Cover of the Home and Style Section of the Cincinnati Enquirer.  In the article (under my PRESS section)  you can read about past client powder rooms that I have done and tips to make your powder room the most high impact for the money.

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