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RoniqueGibson

Ronique Gibson is an Associate Architect and a LEED Accredited Professional, who has been in the architectural and interior design industry for over 13 years. Her architectural background has lent to years of hands on experience with homeowners, construction, and helping people love their homes.

Ronique’s design lifestyle service Stagetecture started in 2009 and today has become a well sought after destination for helping homeowners check in daily for help with DIY projects and inspiration to motivate homeowners to beautify and enjoy their home lives. Her passion for finding inspiring and easy DIY home topics is why she feels at home at Freshome.

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Top 10 Kitchen Trends of KBIS 2014 for your Home

This year is definitely the year for your kitchen! Over the past years the trend of modernizing your kitchen to fit you lifestyle has been apparent with technology driven appliances and innovative surfaces and materials. This February I traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada for the annual Kitchen & Bath Industry show (KBIS)…. Here are 10 wonderful highlights of the

10 Spectacular Bathroom Innovations from KBIS 2014

Your bathroom is one of the only rooms in your home that relaxes your cares away and can invigorate you to start anew the next the day. There is nothing better than bringing new innovations into your bathing and pampering experience and this year at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) …in Las Vegas,  Nevada there was no lack

10 Luxurious Ways to Decorate with Travertine in your Interiors

In your home the materials that make up your surroundings are those that captivate you and help you love your home. Travertine is one of those finishes that can be used for countless ways throughout your interiors and looks beautiful regardless of how its used. From bathroom walls and kitchen backsplashes to gracing your outdoor pool deck, you will be…

Creative Interiors: Flamboyant Pop Art Roman by English Blinds


For fans of bold and brash design, English Blinds… have just launched a flamboyant range of pop art inspired designer roman blinds. This new collection consists of 24 designs influenced by the pop art movement of the 1950’s and 60’s and features iconic archive imagery from the period. You can take a trip along the Cote-D’Azure in a vintage Fiat

10 Ways to Transform your Interiors with Industrial Style Details


In recent years the ability to renovate and give life to old warehouses, barns, and industrial buildings has taken the design world by storm. From rustic exposed finishes and structural elements to industrial inspired lighting fixtures, there is no doubt that industrial details are here to stay. The appeal of bringing back a design age that focused on manufacturing, mechanical

10 Easy Tips For Brightening The Darkest Rooms Of Your Interiors


While you may not realize it, if you have been feeling tired, cranky, stressed or just not in a great mood, look to your home and it’s sources of natural light. It’s a proven fact that humans respond, act and feel better in a home that has plenty of natural light but also has light inspired decor. Even for your

10 Rustic Barn Ideas To Use In Your Contemporary Home

In our modern design world there is still a longing for living sustainably and to rekindle the nostalgia of how homeowners lived in earlier generations. Rural farming was and still is a major source of how we feed our families today and the barns and rural housing structures that once housed animals and livestock are being renovated into modern and

10 Simple Ways To Awaken Your Interiors With Luxe Details

If you love the sumptuous feel of satin and smooth textiles between your fingertips or the opulent style of crystal chandeliers sparkling in your home, you probably love all things luxurious and sumptuous! Commonly referred to, as “Luxe” details are the very essence of why we enjoy the finest of materials, fabrics, furniture and interior design style in our homes.…

10 Ways to Bring Tudor Architectural Details to your Home

If you’re a fan of romantic movies, children’s fairytales and architecture… that feels like it’s right out of your favorite novel, Tudor style homes are probably the epitome of these memories. Tudor architectural details are not necessarily from the Tudor England style of buildings in the 16th century. When most homeowners refer to this style of architecture they are referencing

10 Ways Window Design can Influence your Interiors

Ask any homeowner what the top amenity that they love about their home and their response is usually the views and the location. In fact, many homeowners can stand to live in a smaller home if it means they will have a great view, and the windows that deliver this view is essential. Every room in your home can benefit…

10 Ways to Correct Your Interior Design Color Myths

I’m sure you’ve heard all of the “rules” when it comes to choosing colors for your interiors. Whether it’s “don’t pair too many colors together or your room will feel cold” or “Don’t just use beige color in your room it will look boring”, there are always ways to correct any myth, right? If you’ve been trying to choose the…

10 Creative Faux Finish Ideas for your Bare Walls

If you are like most homeowners you’re trying to think of a creative way to transform your bare walls into something spectacular, right? Faux finishing is the art of using painting methods to give an artificial appearance to look like a material such as metal or wood, or to give an architectural style aesthetic to your walls. If you have…

10 Creative Ways to Use Columns as Design Features in your Home

Throughout architectural history architects and designers alike have had to find creative ways to address the issue of structure versus aesthetics in building homes. Columns are one of those design challenges that are essential for structural support to carry the loads from the roof, upper floors, or other weight bearing loads down to the ground to support your home. While…

10 Easy Ways to Mix and Match Patterns in your Home

Are you tired of your plain and borrowing solid colors throughout your home? While solids all have their place, aren’t your interiors more fun when we add whimsical patterns that add visual interest and contrast? Yes! Mixing and matching patterns can often be a challenge, especially if you don’t know how to choose the right complimentary colors and scale of…

10 Colorful Ways to Use Pastels in your Modern Interiors

There is something oh so comforting in colors that make you feel at home and welcomed into a friend’s home, isn’t there? Throughout the years of interior design trends colors in retro and vintage era in the 50’s and 60’s to bold and bright in the 70’s and 80’s – we’ve always loved how color creates an ambiance that we…

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