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Home Decor Shopping – A Pro’s Perspective

IN THIS VIDEO, I SHARE THE ANSWER TO ONE OF THE QUESTIONS I AM MOST OFTEN ASKED; “Where do I, as a professional interior designer, shop?” Check it out, my answer may surprise you. I share the where, the why, and the number of considerations I consider for creating a…

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WHY YOU SHOULD HIRE AN INTERIOR DESIGNER

9 GREAT REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD HIRE AN INTERIOR DESIGNER 1. You don’t know what you don’t know. This is the root of most problems that come up during a home project. If you are taking on the project yourself, you may be greatly disappointed in the process and/or the…

A Fix for a Builder’s Blunder

Builder’s Blunder I don’t know about you, but when I walk into some homes and I see how they were built, I have to ask myself; “Why would they do this?” Builders in developments are notorious for doing the job and getting out after putting in the least amount of work…

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Do this when selling an empty house

Imagine you are looking for a condo, or house to buy on Realtor.com.

Win a 2-hour Interior Design Consultation!

You and Your Home Could Be the Winner! Are you afraid you will make the wrong decisions regarding paint color, how your furniture should be laid out, or what kind of window treatment would be best for your home? Are you so stuck, that you haven’t taken the necessary steps…

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Declutter to Relieve Stress – Declutter to Sell Your Home

Declutter to Relieve Stress Are you finding it hard to relax or concentrate? Do you feel on edge and don’t know why? Your brain may be telling you your living arrangements need to improve. Decluttering may be the answer. Clutter can build up over time. You may not notice it….

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10 Steps To Make Your Design Project a Reality In The Coming Year

We all know what happens. We have such high hopes for what we will accomplish in the new year only to be disappointed with what we have to show for the past 365 days. As Scarlet said “… tomorrow is another day!” and the new year is a way to…

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A Practical Guide for Planning a Move

From Bedlam to Brilliance – Practical Guide for Planning a Move You’ve finally made the decision to move, but you are looking around at your present surroundings and wondering where to begin.  No matter how long you’ve lived in a place, you most likely have accumulated items, saved things, and…

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Do People Still Need Interior Designers?

Did you know, back in the day, your barber might also be your dentist? He might even be your undertaker! Sounds like the old west. Thank God things have changed…or have they?  Today people are doing a lot of things themselves that they may or may not have the education, training,…

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Spring Projects: Is it already too late?

I had a conversation with my right-hand-man and contractor, Rufus yesterday. Rufus told me that he is already seeing the signs that he is going to be booked up fast for all of those projects people put off because of this lousy winter. I have to wonder where that is…