Category Archives: Accessories

Staging To Live or Sell: A Problem Space or A Bonus Space?

Unusual spaces can serve as a detraction or as a bonus when selling a home.  When left empty, buyers may be puzzled as to what to do with the space.  Filled with the wrong thing, the bonus square footage may be perceived as a … Continue reading

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Three Hour “Power Stage”

This Keller home was listed and the sellers were not getting the offers they anticipated. A new realtor was engaged and the homeowner, new realtor and Design Perspectives all convened for a three-hour, hands-on “power stage”. Armed with a staging … Continue reading

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Efficient and Enticing Home Office

Our objective was to maximize the visual and working space within the confines of this small room.  The HVAC in the attic was reworked to allow removal of the soffits, raising the ceiling to accommodate an eye-catching row of lit display space.  Two full walls of … Continue reading

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Bathroom Renewed: We Kept the Cabinets

We kept the cabinets.  Everything else had to go including the 12×12 white floor tile, the tiled vanity top, the drop-in floral porcelain sink, the framed brass shower enclosure, the 4×4 white shower tile and the time-stamped brass plumbing fixtures. Fantasy Brown … Continue reading

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Modern Media

The technology:  the backlit, 110″D, zero-edge screen; surround sound; and remote control of media, lighting and sound was left to the technocrats.  The look, usability and comfort of the room was the responsibility of Design Perspectives. We painted the walls a “media-room-medium … Continue reading

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Moving a Studio Out of the Basement

My client expresses his creativity with fused glass: multi-colored glass fired in a kiln at a variety of high temperatures to add depth, relief and shape. Prior to my client’s move to Texas, his craftship was relegated to his basement:  dark, cluttered and less … Continue reading

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Another Better Bedroom: Staging to Sell or Live

  It began as a staging project.  In the bedroom we removed clutter, made the bed in “hotel-like” fashion, added fresh lamps, art and a seating vignette in the bay window.  The client loved the changes in this room and … Continue reading

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