Creativity & Tranquility

Project Summary: Creativity & Tranquility

The homeowner came to us with her own design, that she had been envisioning for years. This space would be her home-studio, her creative oasis, where inspiration will flow! The existing roof above the garage and existing garage door were removed to create the
new space. The design included vaulted ceilings and a small balcony overlooking the beautifully wooded backyard.

Timeline: Year designed: 2022 Year completed: 2023
Location: Milford, Ohio
Remodeled Space: Home Addition, Art Studio, Room Addition

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The Challenge

Creative Contracting was hired to remove an existing garage roof and create a room addition above the existing garage. The room was designed as an Art Studio and the Owners wanted to ensure the new space provided plenty of natural light and functionality. The challenge was to make sure the existing exterior of the home & the new addition blend to make it look like the addition was always there.

remodel art room
remodel art room
remodel art room

Material Selection

Durable, warm-toned Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring was installed to make the new space feel like a cozy extension of the home. In the corner, a “clean up” station was created with an oversized Kohler cast iron apron-front sink, surrounded by beautiful grey toned shaker style cabinetry and a light toned Yukon Quartz countertop. A 3×6 subway tile backsplash by Jeffrey Court was chosen for a timeless and easy-to-clean look. Industrial style stainless pendants were hung above the sink, as well as above the main work-station to provide ample lighting. A bright yet light paint color, Sherwin Williams Rain, was selected to provide inspiration and creativity. This space is open, bright, and allows for flexibility in storage and creation.

A small balcony overlooking the backyard was created using Timbertech, Tigerwood composite decking and black aluminum railings. This has become a favorite morning coffee spot for both husband and wife. The unique Therma Tru balcony door was an item the homeowners were really excited about, as it is an all-glass French door with glass sidelights that also open and have screens to create wonderful air movement throughout the space
without having the main doors open at all times. We hope the homeowners have many years of inspiration and successful projects within this new space!

Creative Contracting built a beautiful room addition over our garage. It is my dream studio with a gorgeous vaulted ceiling, and a balcony overlooking the backyard! We came to them with a pretty clear idea for the design , unsure if it was even possible, but I felt after the very first meeting that they truly understood my vision. This feeling was reinforced in each successive step of the process. As I watched them turn my dreams into reality, the expertise, professionalism and genuine warmth of each Creative Contracting team member we met had me saying over and again, "Yes! We picked the right people for this!" Thank you, Creative Contracting, Debi, Joe, Lauren and especially Jay and Adam for making the process so smooth and the result so wonderful!
Tami Eveslage

Homeowner, Milford, Ohio

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