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5 Ways to mix prints like a Pro

5 Ways to mix prints like a Pro Have you ever wondered how interior designers take a room from typical to curated looking? A lot of it has to do with creating contrast in the home. Here are a few tips for pattern mixing. A skill that requires time to perfect. Choose a print to lead…

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Serene Space

Sometimes we create a home around everyone else’s needs and forget our own. Being selfless is part of being a Mother, a Father or even a Partner. It is important to look at what matters to us most and how it will make other people feel. For one of my clients having a place to…

Renae Keller Interior Design

Why I decided to Re-Brand

Why did I decide to Rebrand? After 21 years of experience as an interior designer I have to admit I wanted to throw a party! This party is for all the people in my life that have become part of the success of this business and all the new ones I hope to work with.…

Highpoint Highlights – Part I "Three Hour [factory] Tour"

411 on High Point I had never been to this place designers have flocked to for decades, until 2 years ago.  I always asked myself, why would a designer want to go to a place like this?  In the time it takes me to finish this sentence, I will state three reasons: You can see, touch,…

Chinoiserie

This month I was re-introduced to a lovely design known as Chinoiserie. A classic decorative style that was first popular in the 18th century.  I picked out a fabulous wallcovering at the F.Schumacher showroom in International Market Square. The Chiang Mai Dragon comes in a variety of options, all rich in color and detail. Here…

Color of the Month

    Spring is here! As a designer I am inspired everyday by what surrounds me. That is why the Blush topped the list of May’s color of the month.       Walking into my office, I am greeted by beautiful flowers touched with a hints of blush.   If allergies are a problem,…

Color of the Month

The color of the month is “Citron”, one of the best colors to show off your Spring fever!  This color named after the citrus fruit, and rightfully so, is the perfect mix of yellow and green and can pop any space.  The beauty of this color is its intensity.   Here is a great combination…

My trip to Kohler

Last week I traveled with a group of designers to Kohler, Wisc., to learn about Kohler’s products, brands and technology. We were fortunate enough to stay in stunning and historic Riverbend (www.riverbendkohler.com). My experience there was nothing short of spectacular. As a tactically motivated designer, I place a lot of value in being able to…

My feature on House of Turquoise

Those of you who follow me on Facebook or Twitter already know I was featured on the House of Turquoise blog for my most recent project in Rochester. This is exciting for two reasons: 1) Erin at House of Turquoise has more than 55,000 Likes on Facebook, which means awesome exposure for RKID, and 2)…

My 15 minutes of fame (okay, a minute and 40 seconds, but still…)

If you follow me on social media (and you should!), you already know I was on WCCO last week sharing tips for holiday decorating and host/hostess gift-giving. I shared photos on social media but wanted to also share with you what the experience was like. Being a TV newbie, it was all incredibly fascinating. I…

Artisan Home Brought to Light – Part 1

Shining a Light on Light Fixture Selections Many considerations go into the selection of light fixtures for a space. How much natural lighting is available, how big [or small] is the area that requires light, what other finishes are used in the room that may need to be matched or complimented, and so forth. We…

The Timeless Art of Cane

High Point 2022 Spring Market did not disappoint this year! We saw so many beautiful things, but one very consistent attribute we saw in each showroom- caning. The cane revealed itself in a variety of furniture pieces – seats, chair backs, cabinets, lighting…you name it!  It was featured with different finishes – painted, stained, and…

RKID Guide to Countertops

The age old question, “What’s the best countertop for MY kitchen?” The truth is, that really depends on YOU! What are you initially drawn to?  Do you love the look and feel of natural-made slabs of granite, quartzite, or marble?  Are you ok with some possible imperfections?  Or do you need your space to be…

RKID Lavender Favorites

Lavender is my favorite color of Spring. It’s such a welcomed sight to see the soft buds blooming after a long gray winter. Not to mention the fragrance is just as gorgeous! Today on the blog, I’m sharing RKID’s lavender favorites and a few items on this season’s wishlist. The lavender background of Schumacher x…

RKID Guide to Selecting the Perfect Sofa

When you’re in the market for a new sofa, all of the options available can make it challenging to figure out where to start. The “perfect” sofa can mean something different for just about everyone, and the process usually comes with many questions. After years of specifying sofas in all shapes and sizes, I am…

Feeling Green

Green is a color of beauty, new beginnings, health, and it’s my FAVORITE color! In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, the only day I’m Irish, today’s blog post lists my favorite things green… in no particular order! Ahhh, my front door. I’m so glad I went with Sherwin Williams Cilantro 6453. It’s been such a…

Project Reveal: Lakeside Contemporary Home

Though all of our projects may differ in style, we approach each one with the desire to create a beautiful space that enhances the lives of our clients. Our Contemporary Lakeside project was an exciting challenge from the studs up with the goal to create a peaceful, comfortable, modern home that felt warm and inviting.…

Our Favorite Light Fixtures This Year (So far…)

We have loved seeing the vast options for lighting this year. So creative and so many lines by designers have been created. Here are some favorites… Caddo Linear Lantern One beautiful fixture that I cannot wait to use is Visual Comfort’s the Caddo Large Lineal Lantern by Julie Neill in the softest celadon you ever…

E-Design Launch Announcement

This year has been an interesting one, to say the very least! Many of us find ourselves spending more time at home than we ever have. And with all the time spent at home, it’s no surprise that we’re seeing a lot of interest in updating furniture and questions about how to accessorize a room.…

7 Ways to Accessorize Your Sitting Room

This year has been an interesting one, to say the very least! Many of us find ourselves spending more time at home than we ever have. And with all the time spent at home, it’s no surprise that we’re seeing a lot of interest in updating furniture and questions about how to accessorize a room.…

Renae Keller

Renae Keller is an award-winning, ASID certified interior designer in Minneapolis-St. Paul, specializing in new construction and large remodels. Trusted by homebuilders, architects and homebuyers alike, Renae is known for creating an overall design vision that blends functionality and aesthetics, while keeping the details intertwined, and her customer's style in clear focus.

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