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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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SNEAK PEEK - The ASID Showhouse In Houston's Lush River Oaks Area Delivers Showstopping Interior Design, Part 1

I’m sharing some sneak peeks here today of the gorgeous ASID showhouse I attended last week. You will be buying your ticket to see more after you get a glimpse of what these 21 interior designers have done in this lovely home.

These Airbnb Essentials Create A Luxury Home Stay Experience

Have you ever stayed at an Airbnb that had stained bedding, chipped plates, or did not have a way to regulate the air so that you were comfortable in an unexpected heat wave or cold front?

I have. And believe me, there is nothing that brings down the luxury level of home stay more than not having some of these items in place when you plunk your dollars down for a luxury Airbnb vacation rental experience.

An Airbnb In California Wine Country's Sonoma Valley Is This Interior Designer's Dream Stay

This Airbnb in California’s Sonoma Valley, is one stay you will definitely want to bookmark for your next trip to wine country.

I feel like I won the internet when I found this one!

This is the laaaaaast set of images from my project with that amazing blue and white backsplash. I’m sharing some pics of the master bedroom and the really striking powder room. Come and see……

BEFORE AND AFTER - A Dramatic Kitchen and Family Room Makeover You Really Must See!

I’m so excited to share a dramatic kitchen and family room remodel and makeover with you today!

This home no longer looks like all the other homes in the neighborhood. It has a customized, dramatic, striking appeal that more closely matches the taste of the homeowner. It is updated with a beautiful look that will last. :-)

Value was added to the property and well, I think things are purposefully all tied together now. Take a look……

Calling All Passionate Cooks And Kitchen Design Lovers! This Napa Destination Is A Must See!

If you are a passionate cook, foodie, or kitchen design lover then a visit to the Culinary Institute of America Copia, is an absolute MUST SEE whenever you make a trip to Napa.

Of course, you can take my tour of beautiful images in this post. ;-) It’s full of interesting eye candy…….

You are going to LOVE these appliances from Signature Kitchen Suites - And MORE From My Napa Trip

I’ve been looking over all the info and images from my kitchen appliance brand immersion experience from Signature Kitchen Suites, attended last week.

Wow, was it a great trip!

Not only did we learn a lot about these beautiful appliances, but we had some special Napa experiences that I’l be sharing later on.

How Interior Design Pro Renderings Help Share Design Ideas

Just this year I started hiring out for pro renderings for some of my interior design projects.

I’ve really enjoyed using this renderer and I’m going to share his contact info with you today, in case you are a designer and need some pro renderings too.

STOP! Before You Remodel Your New Home, Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

Far too often I'll run into someone who is so excited about remodeling their newly purchased home that they fail to consider a laundry list of items within that need to be addressed and included in the scope of the job. 

Don't let a heavy window valance cover half your window. Here are some options...

I’m sharing some tips about window treatments today, particularly valances, and offering some solutions that you might not have thought of yourself. Do you see the problem in the photo here?