This past year has taught us a lot about the importance of quality. The quality of time spent on ourselves, with our friends and loved ones, and undeniably the quality of our surroundings at home. When we take a step back and deconstruct the changes in how we function, it allows us to breathe new…

Read More

Each new year brings the perfect opportunity to revitalize our home retreat.  This year, more than most, we understand the power and importance of self-care and gifting ourselves a tranquil space for our daily rituals.  Remodeling your bathroom can help set the tone of each day and unwind a busy mind when you need it…

Read More

Remodeling continues the story of your home and adds a fresh perspective for the next chapter.  While 2020 gave us some heavy plot twists, 2021 is shining the light on a brighter path forward in our homes. With that, it’s no surprise that Google trends show kitchen renovations have topped the search list.  Here, we’ve…

Read More

As time goes by, our tastes, needs, and priorities in the kitchen shift. What may have been a perfect fit 10 or 20 years ago might be creating a thorn in your side today. It could be that your family has outgrown your current capacity or configuration, or perhaps your culinary skills have blossomed during…

Read More

Midwest winters can be crisp, clear, and beautiful. They can also be frigid, blustery, and brutal, conjuring visions of snow-packed doormats and kicking off sloppy wet boots as you reach for the thermostat. Even if it is your favorite season, there may be a better way to enjoy it, and those cold toes will thank…

Read More

No matter which direction you look, 2020 has been a challenging year to navigate. Staying healthy, mentally and physically, is more of a priority than ever.    On average, Americans eat out 5.9 times per week, spending $2,547 in Missouri and $2,784 in Illinois during a single year per person. In a family of 4, that’s…

Read More

Chances are “working from home” used to feel like a luxury. It was just you in your comfy clothes keeping the wheels turning from whichever spot you chose. Enter a world pandemic by the name of COVID-19, and that pleasure may have become a real pain. Kitchens, which were already the busiest room in the…

Read More

Few things are more exciting than getting the chance to really put your stamp on your home and your space. From beautiful tile designs to quirky and fun accent walls, the sky is the limit when it comes to your creativity. Here at Callier & Thompson, we love making our clients’ dreams come to life…

Read More

Most of us are spending a lot of time at home and opting for more intimate gatherings of friends and family. Have you considered creating new ways to enjoy the space you love? How about opening up to the possibilities in your own back yard? Outdoor kitchens are a fantastic way to expand your options!…

Read More

What is your eye drawn to when you enter a room? Are you dazzled when you walk into yours? Adding height, depth, width, and architectural interest to a vanilla space can be as simple as introducing trim and molding. Of course, there are several considerations when choosing the best direction, but let’s take a look…

Read More