Interior Design Tips & Tricks

Lilu Blog

Minneapolis, MN

Equally committed to constructing inspiring thoughts as we are to creating fabulous interiors. We share our love for both right here every Sunday and Wednesday.

9 October 2021
Avoid Remodel Headaches For over 30 years, our principal designer has designed both new construction and remodel projects. Over Lisa’s career, she has learned that carefully documenting design decisions before...
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28 September 2021
Primary Bath Remodel Design Recently, we have been designing quite a few primary bath remodel design projects. Updating your bathroom is second only to a kitchen remodel for return...
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25 September 2021
The Most Flattering Light If you’re anything like me, you know how important bathroom lighting is. And people have always felt this way – there’s a reason all the...
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15 September 2021
An Every Day Living Room For this week’s peek at a project, we’re featuring an every day living room in a new, architecturally designed construction project, in which our...
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11 September 2021
Tim Harding – Meet the Maker It’s time for our September edition of meet the maker, and this month, we’re featuring artist Tim Harding. Harding works in fiber art, ...
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8 September 2021
Sophisticated Dining Room: Before This week’s peek at a project features a dining room transformation. To start with, our client’s space had many great assets. There was nice wainscoting,...
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5 September 2021
Why Compost? Most people know that composting is a great way to reduce waste and be more environmentally friendly in their daily lives, but composting in your kitchen can...
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1 September 2021
A Gem of a Library: Before This week’s peek at a project turned out to be a gorgeous library, but it didn’t necessarily start that way. The initial room...
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28 August 2021
Using Metals in Your Interior Palette Curious about how to incorporate more metals into your interior palette? So is everyone! Mixed metals were a huge trend in 2020, and...
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25 August 2021
Mid-Century Entry In any home, the entry introduces the rest of the home. It’s like the first chapter of a book. If it doesn’t really interest you, you won’t...
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22 August 2021
Live Artfully To kick off this week’s blog about living artfully, a quote I find inspiring and consistently relevant. Among our clients here at Lilu, there seems to be...
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17 August 2021
Midcentury Powder Room Design This week, we’re giving you another look at a major upgrade to one of our client’s mid-century home. We are designing updates to the family...
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14 August 2021
MEET THE MAKERS – URBAN SKETCHERS MOVEMENT –  ACCORDING TO LILU Meet the Makers – Urban Sketchers This month, we’d like to introduce you to a whole movement of...
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1 August 2021
Sustainability and Quality Sustainability: What’s Quality Got to Do With It? Here’s a little story to get us started. This fall, my husband Andy and I will celebrate our...
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27 July 2021
Floor Plans – California Casual Living Room This week, we are updating you on our California casual living room design. It’s time for the big reveal! We first wrote...
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24 July 2021
Grounding Color Schemes The secret is out: nature is healing. The Earth provides us with all we need to heal ourselves. Ever notice how amazing you feel after a...
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20 July 2021
On Sunday, our post was about reinventing your life and reinventing your home. This week, we are featuring a joyful living room that inspires us to live our best...
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18 July 2021
Reinvent Yourself – Start with your Interior Design The world, and our lives, are changing constantly. Change can be scary, change can be hard, but change can also usher...
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16 July 2021
Summer Patio Design – Plan Ahead! Having a great outdoor space and summer patio design can truly make or break your summer. The perfect place to spend time with...
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10 July 2021
Seven Built-In Closet Features That Will Improve Your Life We’ve been working on a lot of new construction homes recently, which involves a whole lot of planning and organizing....
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