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5 Favorite Staircases With A Personality


The latest statistics show that we have just inched over the 50% mark of more homes having staircases than not.  In new construction, many have more than one set of stairs.  Regardless of whether or not we choose to live in a house with stairs, we can all agree that staircases are a stunning feature of our homes interior design.

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A Coastal Bathroom Before and After-8.1.18


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Florida house plan designs in the early 90’s all have several things in common. One, the construction quality is good.  Many of these homes still have original features that are functioning and do not require excessive maintenance.  Two, most have mirrors and very large ones at that.  Three, coastal bathrooms in this age of architecture update beautifully!

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What Do The Refrigerator And Our Cars Have In Common?-Week #6

The Sunday Spy 7.29.18

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We Spy With Our Designer Eye

Each Sunday we’ll share a design that caught our eye and we took some time to savor.  Designs that are a little different from the norm, like this one shared by Khanh Renaud of Legrande Restaurant.  It’s hard to pinpoint any one thing that makes us stop and anticipate how wonderful a meal would be here.  Let’s take a closer look at all the subtle details that make this design equally enticing.   Read more…

Where Does Interior Design Inspiration Come From?


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Interior Design is a profession full of exact measurements, scale and balance.  This set of rules is a given that has to be followed for projects to be successful.  Inspiration for a project, however, is endless.  Inspiration from fellow bloggers is priceless.

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Just Add Decor! A Bathroom Before and After – 7.25.18


Sometimes there is absolutely nothing “wrong” with the interior design of a space in our home.  Take this bathroom for instance.  It has a Kohler Memoirs commode and pedestal sink which are fixtures we spec all the time.  The black and white small tile floor is classic and easy to maintain.  There is nice natural light coming from a large window.  It functions just fine.  Yet, most of us look at this photo and think it needs “something”.   Just add decor!

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