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Concept House Reveals The Future Of Interior Design

Concept House Reveals The Future Of Interior Design

Struggling Economy Responsible For Crocheting's Popularity?

Struggling Economy Responsible For Crocheting's Popularity?

5 Resurrected Old-World Interior Design Trends

5 Resurrected Old-World Interior Design Trends


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Crypton Fabrics Rule! Crypton fabric is fast becoming our go-to choice for upholstery fabrics.

Clients these days are looking for fabrics for interiors that stand up to kids, dogs, and all kinds of every day living. People want stain resistance, durability, and they want their upholstery fabrics to feel and look good! Take a look at some of the great looks we've created for clients and then see where you can find Crypton upholstery for your home by clicking through.

BEFORE AND AFTER - An Ordinary Kitchen Gets A Modern Remodel

Although this kitchen was previously white, it now has a fresher, more modern look because of so many details and tactics that we employed here.

We also did a little rearranging and made the space more useful by doing a few updates that I'm doing in many of my kitchen remodels these days.   Take a look...

The House That Pinterest Built - Well, This Should Be Pinteresting!

I'm talking about Diane Keaton's new book, The House That Pinterest Built today. I really wish I HAD the book, but alas, it is sold out on Amazon. All I can do is read the reviews AND look at the few images available online, these from Architectural Digest.

Christmas Holiday Decor And Fun - I'm Linksharing Today!

I've got some fun Christmas decor links to share today, from the best way to get a full look on a flocked tree to a fun Pinterest account that you just have to see.  

Which Kitchen Countertops To Choose When You Can't Redo Them All

I recently did a local design consultation with a homeowner who had large kitchen that they wanted to update. They had just moved into their home and had a lot to do to furnish and make this home their own.

Does this sound familiar? If so, read on to see how I advised them with their partial remodel.

A Troubling Kitchen Hood Wall Elevation - Q & A Advice For A Reader

A reader recently emailed me photos of her kitchen remodel in progress and she was stumped with what to do with the hood wall elevation. Appliances were purchased, demo had been done, they were about to meet with the cabinetmaker and didn't know how to lay out the wall where the range and hood were planned to go.

Dining Room Wall Decor Update And My Thanksgiving Tabletop

First, I hope everyone is having fun getting ready for the big turkey day. Take a peek at my dining room and the wall decor change that has made a big impact.

The Best Fresh Greens For Your Holiday Decorating

I'm making it really easy for you today to find the fresh greens you need to get your home decorated for the holidays and smelling like Christmas in no time.  Nothing like ordering online and having everything delivered so you can hit the ground running right after Thanksgiving.

Walls, Mouldings and Ceilings All The Same Color - My Fave Trend

These days I find myself going back to this idea more and more in my projects....walls, mouldings and ceilings all the same color.


How To Hang Artwork To Balance Architectural Features - Consultation Advice

I recently had a consultation, via my Designed in a Click Q & A service, about a fireplace that had an asymmetrical look. The homeowner needed to put the tv above it, but the whole wall configuration puzzled her with what to do.

Here's the photo she shared.