Category Archives: Living Spaces

Save a Chair, Actually Two

Initially my client intended to toss these well-used chairs, but after shopping and learning the price tag of an equivalent chair, she opted to re-upholster what she had. The combination of new foam and Dacron wrap made the cushions look … 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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Luxurious Living Space in Southlake

The story in my client’s words: “I first chose Amy Anderson as my designer several years ago when our home was destroyed by a major plumbing leak.  It was a big job which included replacing cabinets, trim, counters, flooring, rugs, … Continue reading

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Step 2: Reinvented Chair and Ottoman

What an incredible difference fabric makes.  This is Step 2, in an effort to lighten and brighten a family room decorated a decade ago. Step 1 was the new Berber White paint color in the background.  Stay tuned for the … Continue reading

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Fireplace Update Adds Drama and Space as a Bonus

“Ornate and overdone” is not my client’s style, so the fussy fireplace surround and mantel had to go.  Clean-looking 12×24 porcelain tile from floor to ceiling lifts the eye to take in the 14′ ceiling.  By eliminating unnecessary bookcases and clutter, we … Continue reading

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Sleek End Table with a Purpose

  This end table looks innocent enough.  Nobody but the homeowner knows that it was cleverly designed to house all their ugly TV boxes allowing us to remove the oversize cabinetry and create more living space. Now there is a … Continue reading

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Gaming Room to Enjoy a Passion at Home

When I meet with a design client, I want to know what’s important to them.  How do they live?  What are their passions?  What do they enjoy in their spare time?  What design will render the best possible use of space? This client is a … Continue reading

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