Style Guide

Whether you have a small outdoor balcony or a large patio, we’re all wanting to stretch out our outdoor time as much as possible. Finding a way for your patio to be usable in both warm and cool months is not only enjoyable for you, but adds value if you’re thinking of selling your property […]

Ever wonder how we get those spaces looking their best for photography sessions and open houses? We’re diving in to HAVEN’s process from consult to contract by taking you through a HAVEN project and the various roles of a home stager. CONSULTATION & PROPOSAL Where it all begins. One of our design consultants reviews photographs, […]

THE PROBLEM: You’re not a fan of your floors Flooring is a biggie. They have the potential to totally compliment your furnishings or fully oppose them. So what do you do when you can’t change the floors, like in a rental, or your current budget doesn’t allow for brand new floors right away? Here’s some […]

While there has been a building trend in design and lifestyle of bringing greenery into the home and styling with plants, it seems like it’s become even more important post-2020. That being said, it’s important to know some tips and tricks for styling with plants, so let’s get your green thumb going! KNOW YOUR ENVIRONMENT […]

It’s the ultimate question, right? What are the best renovations for high ROI – your return on investment? Whether you’re planning to sell your home within a year or five years, it’s good to know what updates will get you the biggest home value increase ahead of time. Here’s some trends for renovations for ROI […]

Whether you are planning a full renovation or just a quick refresh of your bathrooms, we’ve got some tips on current design trends, how to get a quick refresh of the space, and some ways to work with space constraints. Happy designing! TRENDS NATURAL MATERIALS Warmth is coming back to bathrooms after years of the […]

In this series, we’ll be talking through styling spaces that have features out of your control, such as lighting. Whether it’s a rental or you’re just trying to save up for the renovation, here’s some tips for making the space work as is. THE PROBLEM The lighting in your space is lacking. We’d venture a […]

In the old French Opera houses, a foyer was the space where actors relaxed when they were offstage. Since actors were accustomed to visits from family and friends during and after performances, these spaces were made large and grand. Maybe our homes (at least most of them) aren’t set up quite like the grandiose French […]

In this series, we’ll be talking through styling spaces that have features out of your control, such as awkward layouts. Whether it’s a rental or you’re just trying to save up for the renovation, here’s some tips for making the space work as is. THE PROBLEM Your layout is irregular, and limiting, and maybe you […]

Outdoor spaces and design have been front and center for a while now. While this category in home design was arguably already on the rise in previous years, many of these outdoor design trends have been more recently spurred from the pandemic, and bolstered with both a greater understanding of climate change and an active […]