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  • 01/09/2020 - Ray Wiese 0 Comments
    Pinterest-Perfect!

    We love Pinterest for its global reach and sphere of influence. But most importantly, its ability to inspire people to want to make changes in their home and lifestyle.

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  • 12/16/2019 - Ray Wiese 0 Comments
    2020 Color of the Year According to Pantone: Classic Blue

    We’ve seen it, you know it, and likely even own it somewhere in your life be it in fashion, home décor or some other facet of your life. Color psychology is an important part of design as colors are used to spark an emotion, entice the palate around food zones or in the case of blue, evoke an overall feeling of calm.

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  • 12/16/2019 - Ray Wiese 0 Comments
    All I want for Christmas is all my family…. wrapped around the kitchen island!

    Who couldn’t use more family time, more storage, more prep space, more casual seating… the list goes on! Here in a “warm nutshell” are the things we discuss with folks to think about with regard to the kitchen island so we can deliver a beautiful center piece that improves your lifestyle all year… and while holiday entertaining.

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  • 12/16/2019 - Ray Wiese 0 Comments
    Fireplace Mantle Makeovers

    It’s the time of year when holiday decorating around the home starts with Thanksgiving… and comes full circle to a New Year… with a mix of religious celebrations in between. This is when the fireplace mantle takes center stage. It is where the warmth from the fire glows below and above provides just the right amount of space for a holiday focal point without disturbing the rest of your everyday life.

     

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  • 12/16/2019 - Ray Wiese 0 Comments
    Trade Know-How

    Halloween is over, but we can still share some Tricks or Treats…of the trade.

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  • 11/19/2019 - Ray Wiese 0 Comments
    What is Knurling?

    We have had a knurled kitchen faucet in our showroom for quite some time and is often a conversation starter because of its simple detail that you don’t readily see until you are up close to it. 

     

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  • 11/19/2019 - Ray Wiese 0 Comments
    Who’s Knocking at Your Door

    Ready or not, here they come! As the sun starts setting earlier and we are enjoying the flavors of fall there are a few things to check in on before the celebrations of fall and winter begin. 

     

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  • 11/19/2019 - Ray Wiese 0 Comments
    Designing with a “Plan” Matters

    In the early 90’s; family rooms were the new “it” thing. The idea of a place you could put your feet up and furnish casually spurred a lot of interest. Unfortunately, it didn’t give much thought to how this new space would co-relate with the rest of the home; leaving living rooms to become seldom used. 

     

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  • 11/19/2019 - Ray Wiese 0 Comments
    The New Traditional

    “The new traditional” is a concept that we find ourselves debating as designers… well, Ray was actually trying to define the trend of how minimalism found a place during the great recession; after the use of “transitional” became cliché for the modern/traditional fusion in design. 

     

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  • 11/19/2019 - Ray Wiese 0 Comments
    What's New

    What’s Changing at the Wiese Company? Not the great clients, passion for Design/Build or the care we put into every family’s project.  We have made many subtle changes over the almost 30 years in the community; with process, service and the logo. 

     

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  • 11/19/2019 - Ray Wiese 0 Comments
    Choosing the Right Cabinets

    During home renovations, the choices can seem…and sometimes are…endless. Most of the selection time in a project is around the cabinets, and that is because of so many options and utility in addition to paint color. 

     

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  • 11/19/2019 - Ray Wiese 0 Comments
    Project Spotlight: A Wellesley Whole Home Remodel

    The Home Stats – A traditional colonial built for comfortable family living had well-proportioned rooms except for the kitchen that was too small for larger family gatherings and today’s casual lifestyle. 

     

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  • 11/19/2019 - Ray Wiese 0 Comments
    Custom Bath and Kitchens

    When you are going through the renovation process in your home, it’s worth thinking about the details and creative, custom design solutions that can be included to meet your needs. 

     

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  • 11/19/2019 - Ray Wiese 0 Comments
    Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year 2019

    IN THE NEWS: Metropolitan AF-690- Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year 2019 is announced and it is a surprise to us all. We aren’t sure what is more of a shock- the staying power of gray or the complete departure from last year’s pick, Caliente, a fiery warm red. 

     

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  • 11/19/2019 - Ray Wiese 0 Comments
    Inviting Formal Dining Rooms

    As holiday season approaches, our thoughts turn inside where the idea of entertaining friends and family suddenly becomes: Can I seat everyone? Is the kitchen going to accommodate both cooking and mingling? How can I keep it formal, but mix it with the casual entertaining space?

     

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  • 11/19/2019 - Ray Wiese 0 Comments
    How to Pick Paint

    We often get asked by clients, “when will we pick out the paint?” and we understand there is always a bit of a concern because many of us have been discontent with a room or two’s color in our past.

     

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  • 11/19/2019 - Ray Wiese 0 Comments
    Smart Device Charging Zone

    “Home organization central” used to consist of a wall calendar, paperwork, the mail and the kids’ school bulletins. The home computer wasn’t yet important enough to be the disrupter of designated larger space in the kitchen because you couldn’t take it with you. 

     

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