Category: Interior Design

3 Reasons Your Design Project Will Have Leftovers

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Material Waste in Interior Design and Decorating People are hot and cold regarding leftovers… Pun intended. When it comes to food I think of leftovers as a meal I don’t

Transitional Bathroom Remodel

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Bathroom Remodel: Transitional Coastal The Project & Challenges We completed this beautiful guest bathroom remodel in March. The family of four wanted the bathroom to be welcoming to guests, while

Trend or Classic: Mixed Cabinet Colors

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Mixed Cabinet Colors One of the top questions when I work with clients on kitchen remodels: Is mixing cabinet colors too trendy? It’s such a great look, that’s why you’ve

Should I Re-Upholster or Buy New?

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Should I re-upholster or buy new? It is decided. You’re going to remodel your downstairs. You’ve been living in the 90’s for way too long. You want a whole new

Good Design Takes Time

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The design process is tedious. Well, up front it’s exciting. It goes something like this: You hire your designer. It’s so exciting. He/she has fantastic ideas. You get your drawings

Is That a Trend or a Classic? Matte Brass/Gold

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My Client: “Wow! I just saw the most amazing kitchen! It had navy blue cabinets, marble countertops, white subway tile and gorgeous matte brass accents… I love those gold toned

Kitchen Cabinets: Reface or Replace?

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If you are in the market for a kitchen remodel, you may be wondering what to do with your kitchen cabinets. There are so many options out there: you can

Taking the “Pain” Out of Painting

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The Pain of Painting You’ve been thinking about painting again, haven’t you? I see you there, standing in front of a wall with at least a half-dozen paint samples painted

Awkward Rooms: Finding Balance

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Awkward rooms. Everybody has them. Even the most well designed custom homes. That one room where you just can’t figure out where to put the furniture to make the space

How Much Should I Spend on a Sofa?

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How much should I spend on …. a Sofa? You know the old saying “you get what you pay for?” When it comes to selecting furniture, a truer statement has