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5 Solutions for TV-Challenged Spaces

Do you have a room that simply does not have a good place for your TV? You’re not alone. It’s probably the challenge that comes up most frequently when I work with clients. Houses built before 1950...

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Will Getting Tidy Change My Life?

One of the things that drew me into the profession of design was a love of beauty, and beautiful things in particular, from clothing to art to furnishings. But having too many beautiful things...

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My New Office

Earlier this year I decided it was time to move my home-based business to an office location. As much as I enjoyed working from home the past four years, my 64 square foot dormer office was barely...

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Easy Decorating: The Guest Bedroom

If you're fairly new to DIY decorating, a guest bedroom is the perfect place to start. I am currently learning to ski, and in skiing terms I would rate guest bedrooms an easy, green circle level....

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2 DIY Bedroom Makeovers

Recently I've been sharing the results of some of my DIY client spaces. I call it DIY design when I provide the ideas, plans, and color palette, and my clients handle the shopping, purchasing and...

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Client DIY: A Boy’s Bedroom Grows Up

In my last post I talked about how to achieve successful DIY design. The first step is to have a design plan, and this is the part I'm often asked to provide by my clients. A design plan includes a...

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The Three Keys to Successful DIY Design

You might be surprised to know that in my work as an interior designer, some of my clients are do-it-yourselfers. While I most often provide turn-key design and implementation, some of my clients...

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Five New Decorating Trends

Just like the right jewelry or scarf can make the outfit, art and accessories are those final touches that make a home feel more personalized and finished. Last week I was up in High Point for the...

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