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Top 10 Ways To Successfully Kill Your Houseplant

Top 10 Ways To Successfully Kill Your Houseplant

The Art Of Watering | Or: How NOT To Kill Your Houseplant

The Art Of Watering | Or: How NOT To Kill Your Houseplant

8 Best Self-Watering Planters For The (Black-Thumbed ;-) Design Lover - Thx, @TreeHugger!

8 Best Self-Watering Planters For The (Black-Thumbed ;-) Design Lover - Thx, @TreeHugger!

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Desk In The Kitchen: Is It A Feature Of The Past?

You know those little desks they built into kitchens about 10-30 years ago?

We all thought they were so cute, imagining ourselves sitting there making our grocery lists and organizing our recipes.

But did we?

The Scoop On Natural Stone Countertops For Your Kitchen

Click through to find out exactly what type of stone might work best for your kitchen countertops.

MUST SEE: The Crawford Hotel, Denver's thoughtfully designed hotel within its historic Union Station

I was in Denver last weekend and stayed at the most wonderful hotel in a historic property, The Crawford Hotel, located downtown in Union Station.

It reminded me of my stay at Hotel Emma in San Antonio. I love staying at hotels that are thoughtfully designed, have a sense of place and a story behind them.

Click through to see some of the beautiful details and a really grand, luxurious space that has been cleverly adapted with a nod to the past…..

A Fabulous Master Bedroom Takes The Long Road To Arrive

This is an interesting little project for me, because one of my clients moved from their “totally done” home out in the suburbs, to Houston, to be closer to work. :-(

Click through to find out how we modified things a wee bit to adapt her furnishings to the new space.

Designed Q and A: Should your floor tile be repeated on the kitchen backpslash?

That was more or less the question I received recently about this kitchen.

This homeowner had some of the cool patterned tile that had been used on the floor, left over, and wanted to know if she should use some of it on the backsplash since the wall behind the cooktop was so plain.

The Lookbook - A Tool For Discerning Interior Designer / Client Compatibility

I have had clients where style and the ultimate goal or look of the project weren't quite defined before we signed the contract. 

Or maybe we all thought we understood the ultimate goal, but really, we weren't quite on the same page about what the client wanted for an end result.

Click through to see how we are coping with this on some of our larger scaled project proposals.