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A 1970 'It' Home

A 1970 'It' Home

Trends vs. Fads | What's The Difference?

Trends vs. Fads | What's The Difference?

1925-2013 | Andree Putman, ‘The Grande Dame of Design,’ Revolutionized Interiors

1925-2013 | Andree Putman, ‘The Grande Dame of Design,’ Revolutionized Interiors

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I was thrilled to be asked to review Beth Webb's new book, An Eye For Beauty - Rooms That Speak To The Senses.  

I am sharing a few of my thoughts with you today, upon diving into this volume of work, and how it speaks to me as a designer and lover of thoughtful, well-designed spaces. Take a look at some of these homes' beautiful interiors......

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"So" and "Anyway...." (Eyeroll.)

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This is the dumbest home decor item ever.

Are YOU thinking this too? What are these small sheepskins doing in every millennial's Bohemian, feminine interior photo you see? And what does a small "bathmat" tossed around a room, really do for a space, aesthetically?

Terracotta Tile Floors - Do Not Rip These Out!

I recently had a Designed in a Click consultation with a homeowner who had terracotta or Saltillo tile floors in her kitchen and wanted to do a remodel. Since her floors had been down for almost 30 years, she couldn't find the tile again to use to patch in the floor if she changed the footprint or layout of her kitchen.

Click through to see how I advised her and see if you agree.

Job Site Visits - Interior Design Lessons To Learn

While we might not always get to touch or change everything in a remodel that we'd like because of budget or project priorities, I do so appreciate when we can affect those kinds of changes.

Such is true on a few of my jobs right now. 

Should I carpet my stairs with the same carpet I use upstairs?

"Should I carpet my stairs with the same carpet I will use upstairs?

This was basically the question that a reader asked last week on one of my old blogposts about choosing flooring for an open plan house.

Click through to read how I advised.

Coolest Bunk Room Ever And More At The Southern Living Showcase Home - Part II

Oh yes, I know you love it. You and your kids will LOVE the upstairs part of this beautiful showcase home. I'm sharing some more sneak peeks here with you today......the guest house too!

DESIGNED IN A CLICK Q and A - Interior Design Consultation Example

I received some great before and after pics from someone I helped with my Designed in a Click service, and I'm so excited to share them with you today!

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