5 Points Designers Use To Successfully Mix Color and Pattern Into A Neutral Decor

At Times A Neutral Decor Needs A Little Nudge

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When a recent virtual design client told us she was bored with her “too neutral” design we asked if she would like to introduce color and pattern back into her decor? “Yes…but I have no idea where to start!” – al

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Good Interior Design Is Timeless

 

February Fashion Reminds Us Good Interior Design Is Forever

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Dorothy Draper Inspired Dining Room with Red Chinese Chairs

Fashion hits the runways in February each year.  Social media is flush with all the new styles that are to grace our closets and make their debut at upcoming events.  Personally it is overwhelming.  This a time I count on the classics to blend the new with the old stand by and create a fresh new look that I can manage.   The same can work with our home’s interior.   Just because good interior design is timeless doesn’t mean it won’t benefit from a little kick in the tush every so often.   Continue reading “Good Interior Design Is Timeless”

The Sunday Spy 2.18.18

We Spy With Our Designer Eye

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This Savor Sunday

See What We Love About This Design

Each Sunday we’ll share a design that caught our eye and we took some time to savor.  This week let’s look at this bedroom space shared by Kelly Yelko At first glance we see a home office.  With a closer look, we see so many small details that repurpose a room most of us have.

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When Is A House Not A Home?

As Soon As A Homes Goes To Market

It Becomes A House

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The minute you consider placing your home on the market is when it needs to become a house again.  It was just a house when you purchased or built it.  It was a business transaction, and a very important one in your life.  After the purchase is when this mere piece of architecture became your home, filled to the brim with your memories and your personalities.  When you decide to pass this house onto someone else, you must look at it as a business transaction, a very large one that you want to be successful.  You are not selling your memories.  Your memories will go with you.  Continue reading “When Is A House Not A Home?”

The Sunday Spy 2.11.18

We Spy With Our Designer Eye

 Refinery 29 Ikea Wall Shelf Vanity with Vintage Mirror, Wall Sconces, Tray with Perfume

This Savor Sunday

See What We Love About This Design

Each Sunday we’ll share a design that caught our eye and we took some time to savor.  This week let’s look at this wall vanity via Refinery29 At first glance we see a make up vanity.  With a closer look, we see so many small details that make us all want a “me spot” like this!

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10 Gutsy and Glorious Bathroom Paint Colors

“How hard can it be to paint a bathroom?”-RG

Apartment Therapy Navy Wall Bathroom

Ah, the war cry of the weekend painter!  Bathrooms are some of the smallest rooms in the house.  Surely they should be the easiest to paint….right?  Perhaps, until you pick the wrong paint color.

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An Interior Design Team Uses These Two Tricks To Stay Creative

Creativity Doesn’t Always Happen 9 To 5

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Everyone working in a creative industry knows that the juices don’t always flow freely.  More often than not, those juices can start to slow without much notice.  And it’s almost guaranteed they will stop completely with a deadline looming.  In the interior design world this can be a problem!

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