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Ideas, inspiration, trends, tips, and projects from Michael James Remodeling to help make your home what you envision it to be.

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A Unique Lake Home Guest Suite

We converted the space over our client’s detached garage into a unique guest suite that maximizes both the space and the experience for guests visiting our client’s home on Lake Lanier. This suite features stone accent walls, a kitchenette that doubles as a home theater, and a bed that overlooks the lake through French doors, and a Juliette balcony. Watch the new video walkthrough!


How to Choose The Best Kitchen Counter Top Material

The kitchen is the heart of your home, and you naturally want to make yours as functional and beautiful as possible.

Whether you’re building from the ground up or remodeling your existing kitchen space, the materials you use in your kitchen can determine the way it works, looks, and feels. In addition to your cabinets, you should also think about the type of kitchen countertops you want.

There are many different kitchen counter materials, and each comes with its own set of pros and cons. From classic granite to modern quartz, you have lots of options to consider.

Today, we’re sharing how to choose the best kitchen countertop materials for your needs.


Top 10 Best Home Office Remodel Ideas

Did you know that almost half of remote workers don’t have a dedicated workspace? Survey results show that 58% of people wishing to make changes to their at-home work setups are considering moving to a larger home.

Fortunately, you don’t have to up and sell your house just to have a home office. With a well-planned home office remodel, you can create a functional, attractive workspace, and add value to your home.

Not sure how to fit an office area into your home? In need of some home office design inspiration?

Keep reading for 10 home office remodel ideas plus a few more for good measure.


Your Home Around the Web

4 Interior Design Trends for 2023

Turns out, many of us are ready to shed our sweatpants and homebody tendencies and reenter life with abandon. Few places reflect that shift more so than our home interiors. Though 2022 was all about soothing color palettes; soft, all-encompassing furniture; and a general sense of swaddling and serenity, 2023 is bringing bright, statement-making individualism.


Walk-In in a Pantry Wonderland

It’s only natural to debate whether to go with a walk-in or cabinet pantry when you’re building a new home or redesigning your existing kitchen. Some homeowners want a roomy nook with wall-to-wall shelves and customized inserts, while others are satisfied with just a few shelves and pullouts tucked inside a kitchen cabinet. Here are the pros and cons of both styles.

10 Beautiful Stamped Concrete Ideas

Outdoor spaces are a place for leisure. They beg to be enjoyed with a cup of coffee in the morning, a book in the afternoon, and a cocktail and a companion as the sun sets. Making these special spaces comfortable and stylish should be a priority. One way to pretty up outdoor spaces and showcase personal aesthetics is with stamped concrete. These beautiful ideas will give you plenty of inspiration to create an ideal setting for all the al fresco fun.

Setting The Table for Christmas Spirit

Whether you’re planning on serving a big feast or are hosting a cozy, intimate affair, no matter how large or small your festive celebration may be, a table garland can enrich your Christmas table decor ideas with eye-catching color, inviting texture and decoration. 

From classic festive foliage to modern floral arrangements, there are so many wonderful Christmas table garland ideas to choose from that can perfectly coordinate with the size of your space and the style of your Christmas table decorating ideas.

11 Bedroom Design Trends That Will Be Big in 2023

Even though bedrooms are considered the sanctuary of our homes, they often fall low on the list of rooms to refresh. Instead, shared spaces like living rooms and kitchens steal focus when it comes to seasonal updates—but we’re here to tell you that you deserve a beautiful, updated bedroom for 2023.



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