Hello Beautiful! ……. Blogging is Hard!

March 4, 2018 Hello Beautiful! ……. Blogging is Hard! Blogging is hard… Blogging is hard!  (Insert a little foot stomping).  Seriously this “blog’n thing” is launching like a disjointed twitch!  Hee hee! …. fascinated to dive in Under different circumstances I have absolutely no problem stringing together words to express myself.  Blogging is a genre I am fascinated to dive into to share and express my love of life, my interests, design and the adventures of my day as the Design Lead & Client Liaison of McNeil Design Group Interiors.   I am imagining that every novice blogger is experiencing my same stumblers, reading the how-tos and the do-nots, getting mired down in where to start and is that the best keyword.  A brain so full of shoulda woulda coulda that I just can’t launch.  So today I’m giving myself permission to write my blog the way it writes itself off the tips of my fingers.  Some days a mere paragraph and a half, other days who knows. So if you are along for the ride…..get ready to witness my stumbles.  And feel free to chime in : ) …. kindly. Sincerely Lori Reasons to Call Us McNeil Design Group […]

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Home Decor Improves Life and Happiness!

White Kitchen, Indigo Hex Backsplash, beautiful set Table, Oversized Floral Art, Red / Pink & White Ranunculus and Floral Fabric Inspiration

February 25, 2018 Home Decor Improves Life and Happiness Design Happy… Home Decor Improves Life and overall Happiness!  The power of designing and decorating a home especially for oneself is felt deep by Home Owners everyday! Fluffing your nest; a lick of new paint, a fabulous new pillow added to your sofa, a new sheet set for your bed…. decor makes humans feel wonderful!  What’s wrong with that?  The statement “home is where the heart is” is true in every way.   I’ve made a career out of assisting and creating lusciously comfortable homes for my Clients.  Why not fluff your nest and bring a smile to your face?  True happiness is attained in many different ways but for today let’s talk about the power of decorating your home for your sense of “Happy”! I completely focus on delivering the wow! to each project.   I understand that spaces within one’s home hold great power over the potential of how you feel, how productive you are, how joyful you can live, how robust your day can be.  Great design impacts people, impacts my Clients and thus I focus my solutions on designing specifically to fulfill all the must haves for my Client’s […]

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The Bold Contemporization of a Victorian Beauty

July 16, 2017 The Bold Contemporization of a Victorian Beauty The re-invention of these traditional Victorian rooms to attain the Bold Contemporization of this Victorian Beauty was a collaborative endevour with extreme results the Clients are elated to live within. The opening of spaces created an expansive space to live and entertain. The quality appliances of Wolf, SubZero and Miele have elevated the Cooking experience for our Clients while the open comfort of the seating at the Island and the Dining Table is inviting to all. The Kitchen captures good natural light by day and dramatic light beams from the Sculptural Light Fixtures by night. The tension created between the nod to the traditional and the bold touches of contemporary make for a visually unique Heart of this Home! Photography credits: The talented Nicole Aubrey Photography Previous Next <h4>Reasons to Call Us</h4> ……Thank you for the design, and trades work that was done in our home. Now that all the pressure of the work is off our shoulders and we are back from our vacation we have had a chance to really enjoy and appreciate all the effort that went into making “the vision” come to life.  Friends and family […]

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Pretty Grey & White Master Bathroom

July 16, 2017 Pretty Grey & White Master Bathroom This pretty remodel of a Century Home Bathroom is a little jewel. The space houses a Custom Vanity in a tender shade of grey, Counter Top in Cambria quartz with white under mount Kohler Sink, Grohe single handle Faucet in clean chrome, a Standing Shower with custom Tile & Stone details and chrome Grohe Shower system, a white Japanese soaker Tub with sculptural Tub filler Plumbing Fixture, Classic finishes and a compact simplified layout. Photography by the talented Nicole Aubrey Photography Previous Next <h4>Reasons to Call Us</h4> The knowledge and expertise that McNeil Design Group Interiors has is outstanding.  Lori is a true professional and very passionate about what she does and has a fantastic sense of design and colour.  She had great suggestions in helping pick out our window coverings for our house, which we absolutely love!!  Such a huge difference in really brightening up our rooms, making it look fresh and clean!!  Thank you!! <cite>S.C.B.Bolton 2014</cite> <img src=”https://www.mcneildesigngroup.com/wp-content/uploads/9_web.jpg” alt=”S.C.B.”/> I used McNeil Design Group Interiors for a colour consultation and was so happy with the results.  I was having an incredibly difficult time picking colours for our house and Lori […]

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Classic Blue-Grey Bathroom

July 16, 2017 Classic Blue-Grey Bathroom This compact high functioning Bathroom with classic details houses a custom solid wood Vanity paint finished in a muted Blue-Grey, Stone & White Tile surround the surfaces of the Transitional styled Shower, the Toilet is housed in a private niche, whites abound, hits of light grey, Classic Lighting, Cambria quartz Counter Tops, Kohler under-mount Sink and a single handle Grohe Faucet round out this lovely space. Stream lined, quality finishes and beauty. Photographed by the talented Nicole Aubrey Photography Previous Next <h4>Reasons to Call Us</h4> Wonderful, Excellent, Fantastic.  That’s how I would describe McNeil Design Group Interiors.  Without Lori’s help I don’t think we would have gotten half of the decorative jobs done in our last two homes.  Lori project-managed the decoration of our basement family room, including the design and installation of a new washroom.  She helped is select and install decorative drapes and functional sun resistant blinds.  We even used her advice to restore furniture we were going to throw out.  The result was amazing.  We always use Lori as a colour consultant before any paint job as she always manages to recommend tones and shades that just give the finished result […]

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