Author Archives: Erica

Tricks for Fixing Thin Curtains

In this video, Erica Lugbill, theowner of Lugbill Designs, ahigh-end residential remodeling and interior design firm in Chicago talks about how to fix your thin store-bought curtains. “No one wants cheap looking bedsheets hanging up in the wall” says Erica. There is a way to fix these >> Read More

Posted in Bedroom Design, Interior Design | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Paint Colors for a Bedroom Without Natural Light

Erica Lugbill, owner of Chicago high-end residential design and remodeling firm, Lugbill Designs, shares her expertise in picking the right color for your room, when you don’t have natural light in the space. In the below video, Erica shows how you can use light, >> Read More

Posted in Bedroom Design, Interior Design, Painting Ideas | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Unexpected Color

I love when clients are bold and not afraid to take risks in their home. It really helps takes the space to the next level. Case in point: A client recently told me they’d be interested in adding a colorful, striped carpet runner in their home. We ended up using this custom Missoni stair runner. […]

Posted in Interior Design, Interior Design Tips | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

My House Hunters Renovation Experience

After years of working off camera for HGTV, I finally had the opportunity to be on camera, as the designer for an episode of HGTV’s House Hunters Renovation (season 7 episode 6).  

Posted in Opinions | Tagged , | Leave a comment

How to Hang Curtains and Liners

Custom window treatments are a great way to put the finishing touches on a room. No matter where you live, one thing is generally constant. Each home has windows, and they pose an excellent opportunity to personalize your space. >> Read More

Posted in Interior Design Tips, Projects | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Response

How To: Hang Lightweight Artwork

Lugbill Designs offers custom artwork creation. It is a great way to personalize your space. If you have lightweight artwork that you need to hang, have no fear! Lightweight artwork is easy to install, and shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes. >> Read More

Posted in Interior Design Tips | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

What I am loving today…

I am doing a little research for a project, and so often I use bronze or pewter metallic paint in my designs. Today I am inspired by PLATINUM!! I am LOVING it!!! Check out this wall finish below, how sexy is this bathroom? >> Read More

Posted in bathroom design, Interior Design Tips | Tagged , , , | 2 Responses

West Loop Bathroom Remodel… post #3

Here are a couple of pictures after the demo work was completed. Next on the agenda… put the bathroom back together!! Vanity wall- during construction View into shower- during construction Stay tuned >> Read More

Posted in Opinions | Tagged , | 1 Response

West Loop Bathroom Remodel… post #2

Today I wanted to share some of the design elements that are going into this Chicago bathroom remodel I am doing for a client in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood. The bathroom uses bathroom tile and finishes that are some of my favorites. If I were to remodel my own condo’s bathroom right now, it would […]

Posted in bathroom design, Projects | Tagged , | 1 Response

West Loop Bathroom Remodel- Post #1

One of my current projects is working on a bathroom remodel for a previous client. He started the kitchen remodel without me, and then hired me to pull everything together and finalize the finishes. The previous owner of his condo sold the unit with no kitchen appliances or cabinetry, so that was first priority. Now […]

Posted in Opinions | Tagged | Leave a comment