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5 Benefits of Rearranging Your Furniture For Less Stress

5 Benefits of Rearranging Your Furniture For Less Stress

Have you ever been so bored that you actually rearranged all the furniture in your home? Well, boredom is certainly one good reason to do it, but there are plenty of others. In fact, changing the layout of even one room in your home, never…
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3 Must Do’s for Stylish & Organized Dorm Living

Organize your stuff! Before unpacking make sure you have a spot to put everything. You don't want to add to your frustration by creating your own mess. When my son Philip was heading off to college, the first thing I did was find clever…

Room Décor That Integrates Your Dogs Comforts; 10 Dog Bed Design Ideas

My job is creating spaces that make people feel good and comfortable at the same time. When I am designing the interior for a home, I take into consideration everyone that lives there and their needs for comfort. A lot of times that involve…
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Enter #LoveItMoment for $1,000.00 Shopping Spree on Build.com; Tips For Outdoor Spaces

Needy remodels are my all time favorite projects to attack! One day I was contacted by Paul Drintenbas, an architect I truly admire, about young client's who were looking for an interior designer who could turn their old 1980's property into…
Creative Ways to Do The Dreaded Family Picture
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Creative Ways to Do The Dreaded Family Picture

Taking family photos can be a daunting experience.  We plan the perfect outfits, sit down in a formal setting, put on our best smiles (which sometimes are actually our worst smiles), tilt our heads, raise our heads, move our hands here,…
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The Collaboration of Legrand and Hubbardton Forge, Bringing Design Details That Matter!

What matters to me as an Interior Designer is not forgetting the finishing touches to the design. What are the finishing touches? The last things to go in to button up the project, the decorative lighting fixtures and switch plates. I have…
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Maybe You Don’t Need a Whole New Bathroom; 3 Tweaks to Give a New Look

Purchasing an old home can really take a bite out of the bank! It can be an overwhelming project to tackle all at once. It is best to take inventory of which rooms demand a full remodel and which rooms you could do a face-lift on. My story…
3 Benefits of Buying Replica Furniture

3 Benefits of Buying Replica Furniture

Buying furniture is an enormous financial commitment that not everybody is ready to make. But that doesn’t mean you have to be robbed of the experience of enjoying new and beautiful furniture that turns your house into a home. While you certainly…
Asbestos Dangers DIYers Need to Consider
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Dangers DIYers Need to Consider from Asbestos

Did you know over 3,000 manufactured products contain asbestos? Why is this important? Mesothelioma, a deadly cancer with a short survival rate that is linked to exposure of asbestos. If you are thinking about remodeling a home built prior…
ADA, Adaptability, accessibility, designing for accessibility
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Designing a Home for Accessibility with Style!

My husband and I had always dreamed about living on the water and when we found a 1970's property with a dozen manatee's right off the dock, we knew we were home! We also knew the work we had ahead of us with an old property. As an interior…
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Before & After: Making the Most Out of a Narrow Family Room Design

I believe every new home plan should be reviewed by a licensed interior designer to avoid rooms that are not friendly to seating arrangements. Who's better to review a plan for the purposes of space planning then a person who does it every…
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3 Reasons to Hire an Interior Design Professional For Your Project

Getting to create a feel good and functional space that my clients love to live in is one of the most rewarding aspects of my career. In this project, the clients were seeking a cohesive color palette, proper storage and a comfortable…