Pick Your Palette

Pick Your Palette

A big perk of our jobs as interior designers is leading clients through visioning and discovery early in the design process. Today we hosted an exploratory charette to identify which themes resonate most with our client as well as to identify aesthetic preferences. We...

Busy Bees | NYC

Hello there! How is your week going? We leave for ICFF (International Contemporary Furniture Fair) this weekend and cannot wait to be in the city and gain inspiration to bring back to our design work! We are very busy with a couple new projects and several existing...

Design | Our Process

Hello to you and goodbye rain (Kansas Citian’s are well soaked by now)! We want to share a part of our design process with you for our skyview project. This week we had a design charette to discuss the details, specific design elements, refine finishes, etc.  As...

Unforgettable | Footstool

Hello there. How is your Tuesday afternoon going? We are wishfully listening to songs about sunshine in the studio today. And the stellar Ben Sollee radio on Pandora. Kristyn had a photoshoot in her home the other day showcasing The City Girl Farm Chicken...

Rose Brooks | One Down, Three to Go!!

  Design for a Difference and Lisa Schmitz Interior Design are very excited to present the completion of the family wing that we were able to remodel at Rose Brooks Center! While we were adding the final touches, we loved visiting with the residents who were so...

Roasters Block Swofford | Gets Furnished

We are looking forward to Roasters Block’s Swofford furniture installation on Monday! The furniture was intially supposed to be installed  6+ months ago, but as sometimes happens with large projects (or any project) the deadline is extended because of unknown...

Parsonsfield | Tues @ Tank Room

Guess who is coming back through town tomorrow night?!??? PARSONSFIELD!!!!!!…the Band that tore up our Alley Party this summer! They are back to play tomorrow night at the Tank Room, 7pm…don’t miss it! 1813 Grand Boulevard Kansas City, MO 64108 $10...

Decorate | With Pumpkin Love

White and sage green is a lovely color palette. Happy fall to you! Are you a set it and forget it type, or is decorating for each season high on your priority list?! Regardless, pumpkins are one of the easiest accessories to get your home in the holiday spirit! Gourds...

Skyview | Raw and Ready

We toured our Skyview project Wednesday morning, and absolutely loved seeing this space in its raw form. Months of demolition and the careful removing of debris down the small elevator are nearly over…and wow! It is much easier now to picture the luxurious...

Alley Party 2016 | In the Details

Hello there! This afternoon we bring you the third recap of the Alley Party 2016. As any event planner knows, it lies in the details. Attention to detail is a large part of Novella Brandhouse, Schmitz Remodeling, and Lisa Schmitz Interior Design daily deal so the...