From providing professional insights and managing budgets
to offering support and ensuring a smooth process,
we bring invaluable expertise to the table.

Cabinetry SUPPORT Only

Planning to manage your own remodel and need a source for high-quality cabinetry?

Our designers will work with you to create a design and provide you with all necessary drawings and installation information needed to manage your own project.

Schedule a home consult and we will help guide you through the expansive options available for direct delivery.


Not ready for a full remodel but looking to switch things up? 

Our Refresh Program is primarily cosmetic.  We can help you transform your space without disrupting your home for an extended period of time.  Our Design Experts will leave the major elements in your space largely intact, specifically the cabinetry.  By offering many products and services, DBK can transform your rooms esthetics with little disruption.

Full-Service Remodel

Taking on a remodeling project can cause design anxiety, but it doesn’t have to be that way!

When you choose DBK’s Full Remodel Services, we handle all aspects of the process, from lifestyle consulting to finishing touches. Along the way, you will experience concierge-level service from your initial consult with your designer to the day you see your dream project become a reality.



We offer an in home visit to discuss the scope of your renovations including measurements and pictures of your existing space. 

After gathering the details of your project, meet with your personal designer to view a 3D design of your space.

After approving your 3D Design, your personal designer and assigned contractor will refine your investment options.

Once you have finalized your plan, we offer a “one stop shop” to assist you with all your design elements.  Our licensed builders and professional tradesmen will bring your room to life!  We also offer project management.

Unlock Your Home's Potential

From providing professional insights and managing budgets to offering support
and ensuring a smooth process, we bring invaluable expertise to the table.

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Advantages of Working With a Designer

Unlock your home’s potential and make it truly your own!

Find everything you need in one place! Design by Karen offers professionals who can assist with selections including cabinetry, countertops, flooring, fixtures, hardware, tile, and glass. Once you meet with a design team member, they will be with you from start to finish as your project manager. They will help you utilize your space in the most functional manner, and provide guidance on style, color, contrast, balance, and texture.

Reliable service and products. We only work with local, licensed builders ensuring that every element of your design is aesthetically pleasing and of top-notch quality and workmanship

Custom Doesn't Mean Costly

Customizing your design plan means creating a space that perfectly suits your needs. We collaborate with you to identify and understand those needs.

Comparing “apples to apples” is crucial. As you begin designing your space, budget becomes a major factor. It’s important to compare prices for the same products to get the best value.

If you started at a “Big Box Store” thinking it was your only option, think again! We offer comparable pricing, expert design services, and reliable builders to bring your vision to life. Visit us and see the difference for yourself!

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Budget Management

Budgets are a great tool for filtering out what is important. We provide detailed cost breakdowns, making it easier to understand and manage expenses.

With a professional plan, you’re more likely to stay on budget and avoid unexpected costs. 

A unique advantage of working with Karen and Janelle is their strong accounting backgrounds. They understand the importance of staying on budget and work diligently to provide realistic cost estimates

Our Products & Partners

We partner with top-quality suppliers to ensure that every product used in your remodel meets the highest standards. From premium cabinetry and countertops to durable flooring and elegant fixtures, our suppliers are carefully selected for their commitment to quality and excellence.

We also only work with local licensed builders who will provide a kitchen or bath remodeling experience that matches the requirements of our clients.

Dura Supreme

For more than 60 years, Dura Supreme has been delivering a unique combination of outstanding value and leading-edge design in hand-crafted, American-made, custom and semi-custom cabinetry for homes across the nation. The options are nearly endless with Dura Supreme, offering both Framed and Frameless cabinetry with semi-custom to full custom capabilities. Their product lines give you the flexibility to choose the features and value that are right for you!

Dura Supreme Cabinetry Retailer 100% made and constructed in the USA.

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Shiloh Cabinetry has been a family-owned company since 1977. 100% made and constructed in the USA.

Shiloh uses state-of-the-art equipment to be extremely competitive and fully control the quality of the cabinetry being produced.

Our manufacturer offers an array of finishes including stain, standard paints, and custom paint. They offer additional finishing techniques available including glazing, highlighting, Old World, or Weathered.

Cambria brings the high standards of an American company and the passion of a family-owned business to everything they do. They’re dedicated to making and keeping a bold, simple promise: to transform quartz into breathtaking surfaces and exceptional customer experiences.

Stone Specialists logo

Stone Specialist has served Michigan since 1996, providing the highest quality work in our industry.

A direct source for an array of countertops including Granite, Marble, Quartz and Soapstone.

Lakeside Surfaces logo

Lakeside Surfaces is the largest fabricator and installer of countertop materials in the Midwest. For over two decades we have supported an elite network of kitchen and bath retailers, designers, and architects.

With Lakeside’s industry leading expertise in surfacing manufacturing and installation, combined with Designs By Karen’s professional design and selections, results in the finest countertops in the region.

Carstin Vanity Tops

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Now offering Graber Blinds

MSI Flooring & Countertops

Hickory Hardware logo

Hickory Hardware is well-known for their decorative hardware designs. As a company that’s been around for more than 120 years, has been Setting the Trends Since 1893, they are industry-leading brand in decorative and functional products.

Style, quality, and details are important to us at Designs By Karen and Hickory Hardware.

Belwith Keeler Hardware

Call to book a consultation

Call to book a consultation (989) 486-8128
or stop by our showroom at 408 W Wackerly Street in Midland.

Contact Us​

Designs by Karen
408 W Wackerly St
Midland, MI 48640

(989) 486-8128

Showroom hours:
Monday – Thursday 9-3
Friday 9-2

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