Category Archives: Design

A Stunningly Beautiful Kitchen for a Stunning Beautiful Home

My client called me in for a “Design Perspective”.  She hated her floors and wanted my professional opinion.  I questioned whether I should be brutally honest, and her response was “absolutely”.  Then truth be told, “your countertops bother me more than your … Continue reading

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Spectacular Powder

Make an excuse to “powder your nose” so you are able to take in this spectacular powder bath.  There was enough Taj Mahal quartzite left from the recent kitchen remodel to resurface the countertop.  But it is the onyx sink, … Continue reading

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Wood Floors in the Master Bedroom

Wood floors in master bedrooms is becoming an ever more popular trend.  It connects the master bedroom seamlessly to the other significant rooms in the house.  It is certainly more carefree than carpet.  An area rug under the bed can address any “cold … Continue reading

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The Designer Client Relationship

WORKING RELATIONSHIP  Clients vary. A unique strength of mine, based on my background, is my flexibility to work with a variety of client types. To work together most effectively, it is important to recognize and communicate your “type”. Budget Considerations: … Continue reading

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A Hip Master Bedroom Worthy of the Stunning New Bathroom

One thing leads to the next.  The carpet had been replaced with hardwoods a few years in advance, but once the master bathroom was updated, the other components in the master bedroom sorely needed a refresh.  The existing furniture was refinished in … Continue reading

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The Case for Re-Upholstery

Why re-upholster when you can buy new?  Sometimes it doesn’t make sense, but frequently it does.  If you invested in a high quality piece of furniture that is classic in style, it is frequently worth preserving.  Secondly, when starting over with a … Continue reading

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Nostalgic Guest Bath with a Contemporary Twist

The marble hexagon mosaic floor juxtaposed with a retro black and white glass tile mosaic gives a nod to the past with a bold look forward.  Oversize polished white subway tile, an etched Black Twill countertop with under-mounted rectangular sinks … Continue reading

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