What to Expect When You Are Expecting … A Holiday Home Remodel!

November 24, 2020

Thinking of renovating your home during the holidays but not sure what to expect? Though not for the faint of heart, it certainly can be done with the right expectations in place. Here are some tips to help make this process smooth for both you and your project team. . #1 Have all your selections […]


Designer Tips for Determining Your Style

October 20, 2020

  Whether you’re remodeling your home or just starting on the adventure of a new construction project, it can be difficult to nail down your specific design style. With the prevalence of design inspiration on TV, magazines, and social media, the vision you have of your space can be easily muddied. Utilizing an interior designer for […]


HOME: Where the heart is… and everything else!

September 1, 2020

Fall is around the corner with pumpkin spice everything and usually… the trek back to school.  But, for some, normal day to day life doesn’t look or function like it used to. The pencils still need to be sharpened but you might not be sending your children out the door this school year. To top […]


Creating Your Outdoor Oasis At Home

July 31, 2020

Summer seems to fly by in a blink of an eye.  One of our favorite ways to enjoy the summer is hanging in our outdoor spaces.  Although, we mostly work and talk about interiors here, we thought we’d share a few tips on how to make your outdoor space the perfect outdoor oasis.   Layer […]


Creating Your Dream Home: Quarantine Edition

June 29, 2020

  Wow, have we been spending a lot of time at home! Spending so many hours staring at these walls may have you thinking about some changes.  Maybe you have been cringing as you see your home broadcasted on your Zoom conference calls, thinking “does it really look this bare and boring?”  Or perhaps you […]



March 6, 2020

It’s no secret that people love HGTV and turn to it for research on their own project.  HGTV has been a wonderful thing for interior designers, providing home viewers with a taste of how beneficial it is to work with a designer.  When Kathy started in the industry 40 years ago, most people thought interior […]


Not Just Another Acronym – NCIDQ and What It Means for You

January 13, 2020

New year, new decade, new resolutions, new goals. We won’t be discussing how we plan to hit the yoga studio more often or cook more from home.  But there is one major goal of Allison’s we’d like to discuss with you, and that is taking and passing the first part of the NCIDQ.  So, what […]


Just Like Waistlines During the Holiday, the Speas Design Team is Growing!

November 17, 2019

Don’t worry, this isn’t a dieting blog.  Rather, there have been some exciting changes happening at the Speas Interior design team!  With this, we thought it would be a good time to re-introduce the existing team as well as give a good introduction to the new faces. Get to know the team Let’s start of […]