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The Perfect Chandelier

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The dining room chandelier is like icing on the dining room design cake. In addition to providing lighting and ambiance, it also adds visual focus and a stylized design element. So, selecting the dining room chandelier is an important step. The wrong chandelier can make the room

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Picking The Perfect Throw Pillows

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How many times have you read, “throw pillows are a simple and easy way to add color/pattern/texture to any design…” While this is entirely true, shopping for throw pillows isn’t as easy as it sounds. There is an amazing range of quality, shapes, colors and sizes to

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Creating The Perfect Breakfast Nook

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If you’re planning an upcoming kitchen renovation, odds are your “Wish List” is filling up fast. If I may interrupt for a minute, however, I’d like to talk about one of my favorite features in a well-designed kitchen: the breakfast nook. Breakfast Nooks: The Kitchen Design Feature

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When Remodeling Is A Bad Idea

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As a professional interior designer, I’m always happy to talk you into remodeling. It can prevent the sale of a home you love, add usable square footage to a small space and will re-energize an outdated or bland home design. At the same time, I am the

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Making Your Great Room Great

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What’s the point of designing a Great Room if its just average or blah? Exactly. That’s why a great room requires a great room design; nobody wants to hang out in the Blah Room. The American Great Room: Open Floor Plan Concept at its Finest A great

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Choosing A Backsplash

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Backsplashes are more than just an extra layer of protection for your kitchen walls. They are also the means for some serious design impact. Color, mosaic work, continual expanses of natural stone – whatever your tastes, choosing a backsplash for a kitchen remodel should not be a

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Making Your Finished Basement A Welcoming Space

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What is the ambiance down in your home’s basement? Is it a place your kids and their friends use as the dark, dank dungeon in their imaginary play? Do you use it for laundry and random storage but not much else? In other words, is your basement

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Arranging Living Room Furniture

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Arranging furniture is often a process of trial-and-error and, odds are, if you’ve moved into a new home or planning to remodel the one you’re in, it will take a few different arrangements before you land on the living room furniture placement that suits your family or

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The Perfect Color for Your Homes Exterior

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In an effort to save costs, modern subdivision contractors often use a two-color exterior color palette: a base color for the main field and a complementary color for accent and trim pieces. Period. In fact, your home’s exterior can have up to four or more different colors,

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Stripes

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Stripes add pattern, depth and interest to an interior design but when used incorrectly, they can be overkill, crooked or just plain unattractive. In truth, using stripes in interior design isn’t all that different from using stripes in the fashion world. Color, direction and width have a

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