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Kitchen Island Design That Keeps On Giving

kitchen island design that keeps on giving

Kitchen island design is one of the most popular kitchen items. In fact, Houzz’s 2017 U.S. Kitchen Trends study, researchers found that millennial homebuyers and remodelers prefer kitchens with kitchen islands and are most likely to choose kitchen designs that incorporate them. Islands are just that –

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Tips For Optimizing Storage Space

tips for optimizing storage space

Adding and/or optimizing storage space is a straightforward concept in larger spaces, but that’s certainly not the case when you live in some of the Bay Area’s smaller apartments, townhomes or bungalows – especially when your home’s footprint was designed 50 years ago or more. Smaller spaces

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Where To Begin When Redecorating A Room

where to begin when redecorating a room

The idea of redesigning or redecorating a room is the easy part, making it happen requires a methodical, step-by-step approach. The overarching goal of the project is to create a space that is not only stylish and functional, but that reflects your household’s personality and lifestyle. Steps

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Design A Luxury Master Bathroom You’ll Never Want To Leave

design a luxury master bathroom you'll never want to leave

Is your master bathroom ready to become a luxury master bathroom? If so, you have a world of luxury options at your fingertips. Over the course of the past ten years, master bathroom designs have shifted from attractively functional, to oasis-like in terms of looks and the

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Mix Wood Types And Finishes Tastefully In The Same Space

mix wood types and finishes tastefully in the same space

If you’re like most of my clients, you have a mix of wood types and finishes that aren’t perfectly matching sets of furniture and furnishings in every room in the house (good for you). The good news is, things aren’t boring. However, it can also be tricky to

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Do You Really Need A Formal Dining Room?

do you really need a formal dining room red

I am a huge fan of the formal dining room. They’re beautiful, elegant and they create a separate space for intimate gatherings or fun, frivolous celebrations. They can provide a moment of Zen in a busy day and – like a formal living room – they’re often

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Palo Alto Craftsman

This gorgeous Craftsman sits in the heart of Palo Alto.  Working with our clients on this project brought us an incredible amount of joy, particularly as it had what we love best, a design challenge! The homeowners had diverse opinions on what would make their home just

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Family Room vs Great Room: What’s The Difference?

family room vs great room the room

While the general structure of a western home – floor, roof walls – haven’t changed much in the past several hundred years, the internal spaces continue to morph and evolve over time. From one- and two-room structures, to homes that had formal parlors or outdoor kitchens, the

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What To Do With That Spare Room?

Spare Room Empty Room

Do you have a spare room without a plan? Lucky you! Whether you’ve recently purchased a home with a bonus room, or the last chick just flew the coop, an extra room can feel like a gold mine – but only if you know what to do

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Modern & Neutral

modern-neutral

While modern interiors are certainly trending right now, the adjectives that describe them aren’t always very attractive: sleek, streamlined, lines, cold, hard, glossy. They don’t necessarily make you feel warm and fuzzy inside, and modern interiors are often criticized for not being comfortable or inviting. I have

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