Here's another salon renovation post! This old building had "plastic like" ceiling tiles with installation stuck to the back of them rendering them hideous yet functional. I love the look of those fancy tin ceiling tiles but the cost can quickly add up. Instead I used textured wallpaper that I got from Lowes and painted … Continue reading Renovating Salon Ceiling
So, business is picking up and you're Thinking of starting your own business? DON’T! (Until you read this). Then comes the difficult decision of where to establish yourself. I first rented a room in this space: The owner of this building was a client of mine, rent was $385 per month for a small room that fit … Continue reading Rent A Room Or Your Own Space?
One fabulous way to save money on supplies is to get rid of paper towel waste. Clients love the elegance of using washcloths instead of paper towel. I purchased this cool rustic crate to hold wash clothes and lotion at Home Goods - it was in the clearance section for only $3. I often get … Continue reading Save Money On Restroom Supplies
When I decided to add services to my salon I knew it was time for a larger space, ultimately making it a medical day spa with laser services, skin care and massage. My clients were accustomed to being in the hubbub of downtown but the rent was astronomical. Instead I found this old house located in … Continue reading Expanding The Salon Renovations