I’m Hallie Bowie, founder of New Leaf Home Design, specializing in residential additions and renovations. One of my great joys in life is working with clients to bring new vitality to their existing homes, making them more livable and more beautiful. My philosophy is that the quality of design and materials in a house are ultimately more enjoyable than lots of square footage: the “Not So Big House”* idea. I strive to use your home’s existing spaces as well as possible, and add just enough new area to accomplish your goals.

My past projects have included:

  • Kitchen renovations and additions
  • Master bedroom renovations and additions
  • Family room additions
  • Whole-house renovations
  • Second floor additions
  • Home offices
  • Garage additions
  • Handicapped-accessible homes
  • Modifications to stock plans
  • Brainstorming sessions


A home’s existing style, especially its exterior, is usually the starting point for the design of a New Leaf addition or renovation. Whether Tudor, Colonial, Craftsman, or Ranch, I strive for continuity between the existing and new portions of a house.

Elements that all New Leaf designs include are:

  • Natural light
  • Connection between living spaces
  • Defined areas for different activities
  • Thought for how each space will be used
  • Spaces tailored to fit home owners’ lifestyles

Take a few minutes to explore the website and see what New Leaf Home Design can do for you!

* “Not So Big” is a registered trademark of Susanka Studios. For more information, go to www.notsobighouse.com