A Deeper Dive Into Lake Shore Restore

We’re excited to introduce you to #LakeShoreRestore, an active, exciting project we’ve been working on recently. This is a special job for us, not just because we get to completely transform an awesome condo with an amazing view, but because the project comes from a repeat client. In the previous project, we only renovated their […]

Lugbill Designs Tops the List of 2020’s Most Popular Bathrooms on Houzz

The most popular bathrooms for the 1st quarter of 2020 have been featured in Houzz and this time, Lugbill Designs earned the no.1 spot! For years, Houzz has been featuring  a compilation of the most-saved photos uploaded on their website. They just released an official list of the Top 10 Most Popular Bathrooms this year […]

Second Floor Upgrades at #LugbillLanding

Happy May!  Today we’re going to spend some time jumping into the second level floor plan.    When we purchased #LugbillLanding, we knew that eventually we would end up renovating both the first floor and the second floor, not to mention the attic and the basement.   We originally were going back and forth between […]

LD Introduces How to Design Videos

Ever wish that you had some guidance when picking an accent wall color, or figuring out the best way to hang window treatments? Is it easier for you to understand a concept when you can physically see it? Well, you’re in luck. Lugbill Designs is happy to announce a new design how to video section […]

Choosing Paint to Hide Wall Imperfections: Video

Choosing a paint that hides imperfections is always a good choice.


Today, I’m going to be covering what kind of paint to choose when you’re trying to hide a blemish in the wall. The best paint is always…

How to Hang Curtains and Liners

No matter where you live, one thing is generally constant. Each home has windows, and they pose an excellent opportunity to personalize your space. Unfortunately, window treatments come in all different shapes and sizes. Because of this, some people have trouble taking concept, to installation. If you use store-bought panels, things are a little more […]

How To: Hang Lightweight Artwork

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. You may not know it, but Erica (owner of Lugbill Designs), often creates custom artwork for her clients. Her preferred medium is canvas, which is very lightweight. Check out […]

Home Staging 101: Resources, Tips, & Tricks

To anyone getting ready to sell their home, the idea of staging can be an intimidating thought that conjures ideas about feng shui or concepts of interior design. But this need not be a complicated task, and when done correctly staging the home can help give it a much-needed advantage in a difficult marketplace.

“Man Cave” Interior Design

The term “Man Cave” has chiseled its way into home design over the past decade with a vengeance, although the idea has always been a part of the traditional American home. Dad’s room, the study, the den, or in some cases, the garage have all been in essence a man cave. It is simply someplace for men to get away from the wears of the world, providing the same relaxing experience others might find in a trip to a day spa. So what makes a man cave a man cave?

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? This finish was created by: www.arteriorsfaux.com

Chicago Bathroom Remodel Progress Photos… post #4

As I said in my last blog, I wanted to post some progress pictures from the bathroom remodel that is going on in Elmhurst (a Chicago suburb). I’ll keep this short since I just blogged yesterday. After the second coat of paint is complete and the shower is grouted, the vanity will be set. After […]

Chicago Apartment Design Tips

So many of us find ourselves in the same decorating boat – a home filled with a few family heirlooms, flea market or tag sale finds, and maybe even one or two treasures from a successful dumpster dive. You love them all, but how do you combine high and low design pieces to create a […]

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