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Customize your great room with a remodel

You know how you want your great room — one of the main areas you gather with family and friends — to feel: open, light, welcoming and warm. But how do you actually achieve that? Here at Kasia Karska Design, we’ve been creating custom homes and interior design that fits each client’s individual style since 1999.  One Bachelor Gulch project we recently completed focused on transforming an older home, built in an era characterized by heavy logs and ornate furnishings, into a...

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Best Home Designs of 2022

For Vail Valley homeowners, Kasia Karska Design provides breathtaking and personalized sanctuaries that speak boldly of their inhabitants. It's by these carefully selected standards that our design process flourishes. To stay highly adaptive to our client’s wishes, we've been keeping our eyes on a few of the most popular 2022 interior design home trends that resonate with us. Back to Nature Nature-inspired design has always been prominent, but it is making an even stronger impression on recent home designs. And, it's not...

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How to Choose a Floor Plan

At Kasia Karska Design, we are extremely passionate about ensuring that our clients are satisfied every step of the way. We take every measure to ensure that the client's vision is fully expressed. From the blueprints to full furnishings and interior design, our client’s goals and desires for their project breathe life into our technical ability and aesthetic craft. In the initial stages of a project, we will take purposeful measures in creating and honing in on the floor plan...

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5 Ways to Add Natural Light in Homes

Achieving natural light in your living space is undoubtedly something worth striving for. After all, who wouldn't love the warm presence of sunshine in their home after a cold night or a long winter? Besides enhancing one’s mood, natural light in homes also cuts energy costs and enhances your health. Over time, many potential homebuyers in the Vail Valley have realized the benefits of incorporating natural light in their homes. And it is now a crucial consideration for individuals and families...

Shambala living room with statement piece floor-to-ceiling fireplace design

Eye-Catching, Cozy Fireplace Designs to Inspire

Autumn has definitely asserted its presence, especially up here in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. And with it comes vibrant aspen tree colors, snow kissing the tops of the peaks, and chilly evenings and mornings. With those chilly days, we’re spending more time indoors and more time near our fireplaces. So why not focus on fireplace designs that are awe-inspiring and functional? They will make you want to cozy up next to them all winter long! For any homeowner, a fireplace...

BJD custom home kitchen with barstools, countertop, windows backsplash all head on

Recent KKD “Design Insight” Features/Publications

We are proud to say we've been sought after to provide design insight and tips within many publications. Below is a list of a few of the more recent articles/publications in which Kasia Karska Design has appeared. There will be a small explanation of the topic of each publication, as well as the link to the article. That way if you want to explore the topic in more depth, you need look no further than here. Redfin Blog: "Create a...

Baan Jai Dee custom home entryway with stone, large format tile, metal, and wood

Transform your Home into a Sanctuary (7 Tips Included)

Who wouldn't want to have a home that is so incredibly tailored to their needs, so intentionally designed and styled in such a way that when you step foot in it, an immediate sigh of contentment escapes your lips? That's what happens when you transform your home into your own personal sanctuary. After all, most of us spend a lot of time within the walls of our home. We don't want things to feel thrown together or disorganized. We don’t...

Kasia of Kasia Karska Design standing in front of the entrance to her home (which she designed and built herself)

A Holiday Note

As 2020 is coming to a close, we at Kasia Karska Design wanted to take a moment to reflect on the year with a little holiday note. It has certainly been a year of ups and downs for all of us - a year unlike any other. But through a world-wide pandemic, we at KKD have stayed safe, have remained open, and continue to do what we love most - design sanctuaries for our clients. And, without you - our...

The Lion Vail Condo Dining Room with Chandelier

Three Tips to Achieve Great Lighting

Lighting – it’s one of those things that you don’t necessarily notice much when it’s designed well and doing what it’s supposed to be doing. However, when it comes to bad lighting or a lack of lighting, the issues tend to be overtly obvious. That’s why it is so crucial to take advantage of the expertise of someone who has seen countless lighting scenarios and knows just what your space needs are in order to both maximize natural light, as...

Your Home as Your Sanctuary

What better time than now to transform your home into your own personal sanctuary? After all, each of us is spending quite a bit more time in our homes these days than what is typically our norm. So, why not take a little extra time to transform your space into one of tranquility, a space that exudes peace, and one that is organized in a way that is conducive to whatever needs you have. KK Design’s owner and lead designer, Kasia,...