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Reducing The Overwhelm

May 17, 2023
Reducing The Overwhelm

“We know how we want it to feel in the end, but we’re having a hard time visualizing it.”

Sound familiar?

The struggle is real and many of our clients share this sentiment.

To overcome these feelings, we’ve created a systematic approach for the way we work and how we present our design packages. 

And when this methodology is combined with our rendering package, voila! Decisions are easily made, and project details are quickly solidified … without the overwhelm. 

When we began working on this expansive interior and exterior Gainey Ranch renovation, our client shared a layout a pool company had previously proposed for their new rear exterior. And while they liked a few of the elements, they rejected the design for a variety of reasons, some of which were: 

- It wasn’t visually appealing. 

- There was no real sense of flow. 

- And more importantly, the layout had been created more for looks than functional living and entertaining … a challenge, to say the least, given that they’re host home to many a gathering!

So we took a deep-dive into the minds of our clients to discover what the perfect backyard truly meant to them. And along the way, we learned there hadn’t been much thought into where furniture would go or how they wanted to use the overall space … only that they wanted to entertain – a lot – and maintain their incredible golf course view. 

And so began our journey of exploration. 

Because we believe your environment creates the backdrop 

for meaningful moments and memories.

We created balance and harmony between the hard and soft-scapes, easily accommodating both people and pets. 

We hid the unsightly pool equipment and concealed the storage elements, keeping visual clutter at bay. 

We included multiple areas for chillaxing, including lounge areas with fire tables and a dining area adjacent to a new outdoor kitchen … all with comfortable flow and easy access from one area to another. 

We utilized material tonalities cohesive with the interior palette, while still allowing the exterior spaces to have their own flavor and zest. 

We combined the elements of fire and water and created a backyard haven … an entertainer’s paradise with wide open spaces and an incredible view.

We provided casual and comfortable resort-style living at home that also happens to be easy to maintain … a beautiful culmination of all our client’s wishes. 

Because we believe personalized design is the

foundation for a life well-lived. 

And we can’t wait to take this journey with you.

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In Gratitude and Good Vibes,

Michelle and the Creative Edge team