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The Impact Of Custom Millwork

The Impact Of Custom Millwork

What is the first thing you notice when you walk into a home or office space? The moulding? The mantles? While you may not consciously think “wow that moulding is awesome,” the look and design of a home or space immediately impact your impression of the area....
Tips for Mixing Wood Tones in a Space

Tips for Mixing Wood Tones in a Space

Wood pieces add warmth and depth to a room, while mismatching your wood pieces helps add character. But when it comes to selecting your varying wood pieces, creating a pleasing mix of wood tones and finishes can be challenging. However, the following tips can help you intermingle your wood pieces properly for a space that is both stylish and put together.

Clever Folding Furniture Designs for Your Small Home

Clever Folding Furniture Designs for Your Small Home

Since I have a fascination with modular furniture, I love exploring the endless options that are available for function and beauty inside a home. From the traditional murphy table to the hidden and clever stair drawers, there’s plenty of hidden space to stash all of your essentials. If you’re looking for inspiration, below I have seven folding furniture designs that you can implement into your next home project.

The Best Types of Wood for Furniture Making

The Best Types of Wood for Furniture Making

I take great pride in the furniture and millwork pieces we create at Upbeat Designs. We carefully handcraft each custom-made piece to meet the needs of our clients, combining design with function for truly unique end results. Since we most commonly work with wood when we fabricate furniture, there are a few types of wood I highly recommend for certain types of furniture over others. Below is a small selection of woods we commonly use, and the types of furniture I recommend fabricating from them.

The Design Secrets of Modular Homes

The Design Secrets of Modular Homes

Modular homes are the new custom-built homes of today. Not only are these homes are more environmentally friendly, but they have unlimited design options from a traditional colonial to a Mediterranean home.

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