A historic home, the dining room renovated by Laura U Interior Design

How to Restore a Historic Home & Bring It into the 21st Century

Renovating a historic home is one of the most rewarding things as I do as a designer. And as a homeowner! Giving these old homes new love and new life honors their unique beauty. There’s a certain magic and romance to it. And I love marrying traditional or iconic designs with contemporary finishes. Add in some hi-tech touches, and you have a home that is renewed, livable, and functional. It’s a win/win/win.

But renovations can also be scary. With older homes, you really can’t be sure of what you’re getting into!

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Laura U Library Gets Organized

A Professional Organizer Meets Laura U: The Purge Part 2

It’s hard to believe that spring is right around the corner and that means lots of spring cleaning and organizing. Luckily, we’ve gotten a jump start thanks to the help of Cathryn Linn from the Organizing Organization. Last month we began the process of organizing one of the most important spaces in the Laura U studio – the library. Would you believe we spent more than 4 days sorting and purging?!

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