Flooring Favorites

By Center of Design | August 20, 2020

When doing renovations or builds that require multiple designs, the floor can get overlooked. Not overlooked as in not taken into consideration, just not the piece of the design that is the most exciting. However, we had reason to go through our flooring project photos and I wanted to share my favorites. It isn’t a…

How It Works

By Center of Design | July 30, 2020

Not one project is the same. Each client and home are distinctly their own, therefore, needs to be treated as such. We always remind our clients that this is YOUR project. Home is a feeling. – CLJ Phase 1: We do one free consultation. This can be in a zoom meeting or face to face…

University of (Insert Last Name Here)

By Center of Design | July 30, 2020

With rumors of distance learning spreading, the anxiety and fear that the beautiful summer days have been melting away are starting to creep back in. One of the coping methods to this anxiety and fear is making a plan. Preparation as best we can with what little notice we usually get is all we can…

Garage —-> Master Suite & New Kitchen

By Center of Design | July 1, 2020

Our client and her husband are busy working full time and running a house full of kids. We were so excited when they came to us looking to do something for themselves for once. They decided to add on a garage to their Rambler home and convert their existing garage into a master suite, laundry…

The Only Screen You’ll Ever Need

By Center of Design | June 29, 2020

Introducing At Center of Design, we carry home products that we truly believe in. Do you watch Shark Tank? You might recognize Flexscreen because Laurie Grenier made Joe an offer he couldn’t refuse for his small, USA made product. If you don’t recognize it, let me tell you how cool it is. Every fall, I…

Quality Roofing

By Center of Design | June 5, 2020

I know you’ve seen it. When a roof looks like it’s been through a hurricane except we aren’t anywhere near the ocean. Fortunately we don’t have to worry about many natural disasters but heavy winds is nothing new in our region. With an average wind speed of 9.3 in Minnesota, you would think that we…

Your Weekend Prescription

By Center of Design | May 29, 2020

Brought to you by: We are going to prescribe a couple of things during this blog visit. Malted Pork Chops followed with Pfeffernuse Cookies. Take with a beverage or two of choice. Vigorous activity post meal is not advised. Malted Pork Chops Serves 4 grapeseed oil 4 bone-in pork loin chops salt 40g light malt…

Made In America

By Center of Design | May 20, 2020

I bet you didn’t think our country as we know it could get anymore confusing. We read about the different sides, left or right, and we get so caught up on which side we belong to that we forget the origins of our country and what we overall stand for. What our sides, both of…

Smoked to Smokin’

By Center of Design | May 8, 2020

An unfortunate, honest mistake that we are all capable of doing left two businesses with severe smoke damage. Items were lost and tears were shed, but it all worked out in the end. We were very happy to help a hard working group of people bring their businesses back to functionality and adding a little…

Choosing Your Karndean Floor

By Center of Design | April 15, 2020

Consider your style and your space: You’ll want to choose a floor that fits in with the rest of the flooring in your home and that complements your decor and furnishings. For example: If you tend to have more traditional furniture or furniture that has been passed down to you, chances are you’ll prefer a traditional…