Category Archives: Home Repair

Don’t just fix it…

Don’t just fix it… make it better. This family’s beloved dogs did a number on the back door.  Instead of a “repair”… this client chose a fabulous update.  The new door style makes “sense”:  coordinating with their new kitchen cabinets; more glass to … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Door Makes

Three different clients with three different style, size and shape requirements.  Yet what a difference each of these doors make, both inside and out.  Communicate your style whether you are coming or going.            

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More Lemonade Please

A little over a year ago I posted the before and after photos of a home “reinvented” after a devastating flood.  This Colleyville family had a choice:  restore to pre-flood condition to sell or reinvent to create their dream home:  a home that would meet their current tastes and lifestyle. … Continue reading

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Master Bath Makeover

To create a more open and inviting master bath retreat, Diano Reale marble, travertine, frameless glass, softly textured walls and brushed nickel fixtures – replaced 1990’s trademarks:  cultured marble, porcelain tile, a brass shower frame, wallpaper and brass fixtures.  Light the candles and turn on … Continue reading

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Closets Improved

Clear the clutter and make room for the Chardonnay, Shiraz and Cabernet. These wasted and outdated spaces have been recreated into functional and stunning wine cellars worthy of a party. Slice the bread and cheese, invite your friends and enjoy.

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Making Lemonade

When a burst pipe resulted in a devastating flood just days before the holidays, this Colleyville family had a choice: restore or reinvent. They chose to reinvent. Together we created a more beautiful home better suited to their tastes and … Continue reading

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Kitchen Reinvention

A team effort between homeowner, designer and contractor created a renewed kitchen meeting the defined needs of a large family as well as their aesthetic objectives. The result: a beautiful and highly usable kitchen that looks and feels twice as … Continue reading

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Been shopping for lighting lately?

Been shopping for lighting lately? Take a peek at some of my favorite finds for a recent remodel. Transitional, funky, fun, different… virtually pieces of “art”.

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Highlights and Holiday Wishes

Design Perspectives wishes you all the best this holiday season.  Enjoy these before and after photos of some of this year’s transformations.  What’s on your wishlist for 2012?  Design Perspectives would love to help as your design partner and project facilitator.  Mention the “secret … Continue reading

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Updated Surfaces & Rearranging Make Home New Again

Distressed, varied-plank width hardwood floors replace builder grade carpet and porcelain tile in the entry, living and dining rooms.  Natural travertine floors and sleek granite countertops with a tumbled brick stone backsplash accented by a rustic slate stack introduce contrasting rough and smooth natural surfaces … Continue reading

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