Wool is a tricky product to rank on its overall sustainability. It is a renewable resource, natural, and biodegradable. But how wool is acquired, or how sheep farms are operated, isn’t always ethical. Here’s what to look for in order to get the most sustainable and ethically sourced wool.
Do you have a remodel coming up, but no plans on where you want to stay? If you’re considering staying in your home, know that there are a long list of cons that come with living in a construction zone. Learn about why we think you should always find a place to stay during a home remodeling project.
Is it time to replace the carpet in your home? If so, you’re likely on the hunt for something soft, easy to clean, and that comes with a great warranty. While all those things are important, it’s equally important to find a carpet that is safe for your family and the planet. Here’s what to look for while you’re carpet shopping!
If picking out a paint color is hard for you, it’s likely you’ve missed some steps before running off to the paint store! In our latest blog, we share five tips for picking out the right paint color for any room on your own. Our tips require a little planning ahead of time, so be sure to read this one before you’re ready to paint!
When pleather was introduced, it was thought to be an eco-leather. However, this may not be the case. Whether you’re looking at purchasing a couch for your living room, or a leather jacket, it can be helpful to know the environmental effect of both leather and pleather so you can make a decision that’s right for you.
Guest rooms are funny spaces. They often end up with eclectic, left over furniture or little effort into their design. But, a little intentional planning can turn your guest bedroom into a luxury space rather than a room that was thrown together. In our most recent blog post, we include information on what items are must-haves, additional pleasantries that will make your guests’ stay more enjoyable, and design tips!
Getting ready for a home remodel or a remodel project? Have you included time for deconstruction instead of demolition? Deconstruction is carefully extracting items and materials from your home that can be recycled or repurposed. We know that it can be hard to find the right place to donate to, so we’ve created a list of many odd item recycling and donation centers for home remodeling. Even if you’re not doing a remodel, it’s always good to know which organizations take what items, just in case!
The scariest thing you can do when remodeling your home is not do your homework and plan your budget. Even if you’re designing your dream home, you want to go into the remodeling process with your eyes wide open and your bank account prepared. On our latest blog post, Evaluating Cost Before a Furniture Remodel in Colorado, you can learn about what a Colorado remodel really costs. That way, when you’re ready to start knocking down walls, you’ll be prepared.
When it comes to making sustainable decisions, location matters. So, we’ve curated the five most sustainable flooring options in our most recent blog post. It’s worth taking a peek at if you’ve considered updating your flooring. And, updating your flooring throughout your home can have one of the highest ROI’s after kitchen and bathroom remodels. Learn more about it here.
Sustainable Interior Design might feel like an abstract concept, but at its heart, it simply means designing and curating spaces with an increased level of intention. How something is made, where it comes from, and what you do with it once you’re finished with it all matters. If you’re curious about sustainable interior design practices, check out our latest blog post.
Residential or commercial, at Spark Interiors we specialize in modern, full-service, eco-conscious remodels and renovations. We are a Denver-based interior design firm serving clients from the Metro Area to the Vail Valley, and everywhere in between.