Trading Kitchens

What Famous Kitchen Would You Swap With?

It's Complicated Movie Kitchen

It’s a curse, and a blessing to be an interior designer going to see a movie on the big screen.  On one hand, we see every minute detail like the creamy Le Creuset dutch oven peeking out from under the island and the drip coffee maker on the range top.  On the other hand, we miss so many crucial parts of the plot taking in each scene!

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How One Lazy Gal Keeps Paper Clutter Organized

Paper Clutter Is A Pet Peeve

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Seldom do you see the word organized and lazy in the same sentence.  Seems like one is the opposite of the other.  Keep reading and see how you really can be lazy and organized!

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The Sunday Spy 2.25.18

We Spy With Our Designer Eye

Veranda Small Sitting Area with Gallery Art Wall

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 in Veranda At first glance we see a small sitting area with white painted walls.  With a closer look, we see so many interesting details!

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Accessories Are The Finishing Touches Of An Interior Design

Accessories – It’s All About The Bling!

The Citizenry Black Marble Tray

We don’t have to say it, we love the idea of a LBD! That is, in our closet and in our homes.  What can make or break a LBD are the accessories.   It’s Friday Favorites so let’s finish the week with some fun!

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Fashion Inspired By One Of Our Interior Designs

Fashion and Interior Design Are Soul Sisters!

 

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How to Take Room Inspiration for our Clothing Style

  You’ve gotta hop over to Jodie’s Touch Of Style Blog and learn more about how these outfits were inspired by one of our interior designs.  The comments on their blog show us all how much we love our fashions and designs.  Way too much fun for a Thursday!!

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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

 kelly yelko shared office design within bedroom

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?”

Real Estate Designed To Sell Moves Quickly

Good Interior Design Always Sells

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Remember when our mothers used to ask us if we were living in a barn?  Well, mother, we know some pretty savvy Realtors who would gladly sell us a well designed barn any day.

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