Style your livable, open kitchen like a pro!

Modern, white kitchen with open shelving - Laura U Interior Design

Do you remember when the only way to display things in a kitchen was to use a China cabinet? We do and we’re happy to say those days are gone! While we still love a fab China cabinet, open shelves are today’s more modern version of the classic go-to. They are a bold way to add your personality and style. Let’s chat about our favorite ways to create a livable, open kitchen space.

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We can’t keep this a secret any longer!

Front of North Boulevard Show House - Laura U Interior Design

Big news! It’s not very often I get the opportunity to work on a personal project, so as you can imagine Michael and I are very excited about our new home renovation here in Houston! We’ve been sharing a few updates over the past month, but we’ve been keeping something a big secret until today … The Laura U team has partnered with Luxe Interiors + Design – and some pretty incredible partners – to proudly present the Boulevard Show House!

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Super Organized? You are now with back-to-school mudrooms!

Primm Valley Mudroom by Laura U Interior Design

It’s that time of year again: the time for new notebooks, backpacks, and….back to school mudrooms! You might be asking yourself “Just what is a mudroom?” It’s lots of things to many people and everything to some. Not only is it a super utility driven addition to any home, it is an opportunity for fun and creativity. You have a unique, multi-purpose space to act as a drop zone for school stuff, sports gear, and your plethora of keys. This hard working room also prevents muddy shoes from tracking dirt into the house proper. Isn’t it wonderful when practicality and style come together?

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Out with the old, in with the mixed metals

Do you remember that old rule: that you must keep all your metal finishes the same color? Yeah us too, and it’s got to go! It’s time to throw out that ancient rule and get with the modern times – of mixing up metals in your interiors. From accessories to appliances, mixed metals can be incorporated into any room by adding depth and bold contrast to your home. Check out some of our ‘go to’ ways to mix n’ match metallics in our favorite spaces.

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August obsessions: Vibrant tones, geometric prints and modern decadence

Giopato & Coombes Lighting

August flew by for the Laura U team! We’re back in the office today from the unexpected time away due to Hurricane Harvey. Our hearts go out to all the Texans that were affected by the storm. After touching base with all our local clients, we’re thankful to report that everyone is safe and dry. Looking back at August we are all amazed at where we started the month. We kicked off August at the Las Vegas Market – where we found tons inspiration from our favorite showrooms – and made some major progress on a few big projects (including my own home!) To say it’s been an eventful month would be an understatement, right?

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