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PERKINS KITCHEN AFTER

Amazing Kitchen Remodels You Will Love!

Kitchen and bathroom remodels are some of our favorite projects at Tran + Thomas.  Not only do they add value to your home, but a well-done remodel will solve problems and enhance your day-to-day living.  There is no one cookie cutter approach to kitchen design; each reflects the particular...

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Textile Tutorial: A Beginner’s Guide to Home Fabrics

For each new space we design, the element that really brings the design to life is the fabric selection.  From window treatments, to upholstery, to pillows, well-chosen fabrics give the room not only personality and color, but can elevate the quality of a space.  But there is so much...

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We’re Showered With Design Awards

It was an amazing evening. I was shocked as my new business partner, Carmen Thomas and I, kept hearing my name over and over at the Design Excellence Awards by KC Magazine.  I am flattered beyond flattered and oh, so humbled. It is such a joy to have my work,...

Shawnee Magazine Feature, Our Client Is Thrilled!

As an interior designer in Kansas City, it is so wonderful to have our work in print.  Thank you, Shawnee Magazine. I have some details on the living room below...where we began and how the design became magazine ready. If you want to read more on this home, click here SEE THE...

Living Room Gold Award, Before and After

One of my favorite things to do after completing a space, is to walk around and remember what it used to be... You can almost do that now here as well.  Isn’t it amazing the difference? The photos here are from our gold award for the Living Room/Dining Room category for...

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Art For Friday

Anyone who knows me, knows I love art.  I don't know what it is, but it stirs me all up.  I have painted many pieces myself and loved it so.   Because of that when I study a piece, I enjoy thinking about the artist and how they felt...

Our Baths Feautured In KC Home Design Magazine

The always stunning Kansas City Home Design Magazine interviewed me on bath design for this month's issue on all of the wonderful trends and exciting ideas that are so fresh and "today."  Such spaces can be so luxurious and beautiful.  The opportunities are limited only by your imagination!  I...

New York Apartment, Before And After

There is nothing more fun to me than New York City.  The lights, the people, the design.  It is so exciting! These clients of ours wanted a fun and funky space.  Greens, blues and black...almost a mod look.  They needed a place other than the master bedroom for guest to...

A Last Fall-ra-ra-ra-ra to Autumn!

As much as I love the rich, warm and delicious colors of fall, I love the bold, striking and metallic colors of the winter season, too!  So until we say, "Hello," to the festive colors of December, let's enjoy one last day in my favorite season of fall. So alas,...

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A Gold Award For A Comfortable Forest

After winning the Gold for this room from Kansas City Home Design magazine's Design Excellence Awards, I received a lot of questions so I thought I would answer some of them here! I always try and bring the outdoors inside as it is important not only for the sake of...