Category: Paradigm – A Standard of Living

Design for Aging – 5 Things to Consider: Part 1

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Design for Aging in Place. What is it? Tuck-in, this is going to be a long and uncomfortable post, but I promise it will be worth your time! Did you know?

3 Tips for Designing Small Spaces

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Small spaces, like awkward spaces, are found in homes of all sizes. We all have a hard time figuring out how to use the space and furnishing it appropriately for

Solid Wood Flooring or Engineered: Pros and Cons

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Should I get engineered wood flooring or solid wood? This is such a great question and I hear it all the time. It really all comes down to this: What

Project Share: Boho and Bright Girl’s Room

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Boho and Bright Girl’s Bedroom This girl’s bedroom was such a fun project. The little girl for whom the room was designed is a girly girl, but is she is

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

3 Tips for Mixing Patterns

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Mixing Patterns 101 I love mixing and blending patterns and materials. Woods. Stones. Natural Textures. Metals. One of my all time favorite materials to mix is patterned textiles. Pattern is

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