Category Archives: Transitional

Perfect World

My client was downsizing and the buyer of her old home fell in love with her master bedroom furniture and linens.  Perfect.  My client’s design style had migrated from Traditional toward Transitional with a nod toward Mid-Century Modern.  This perfect world combination allowed … Continue reading

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Tweaking Something Already Stunning

This client owns beautiful, “forever” Baker upholstered pieces that we wanted to “tweak” just ever-so-slightly to fit in perfectly with the updated paint color palate we selected for her new home.  Her goal was to tone down the gold and lighten and brighten:  an important objective … Continue reading

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Recognize This Room?

Yes, this is the same teen boy’s room, before and after staging to sell.  Fresh carpet, fresh paint, new accessories, art and bedding.  Now buyers can see the space.  And the kids will be negotiating as to who scores the … Continue reading

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BoyS’ Bath

With an emphasis on the plural.  This bathroom is shared by four boys, so the design needed masculine appeal and an emphasis on usability. On the usability front: The new vanity is taller and has 6 deep drawers replacing less usable … Continue reading

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Modern Rustic Master Retreat

This client was moving from Kansas City to Texas to a new job, new home, new friends and a new life.  He evaluated what to leave behind and what to move to his new home in Roanoke.  Ultimately, he decided to … Continue reading

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The Power of Paint

Painting the cabinets and walls and adding on-trend nickel cabinet hardware was enough to transform the look of this client’s kitchen and adjoining nook. The details:  a gray base coat topped with a very light walnut glaze creates a fresh, cool-colored cabinet finish with depth that still … Continue reading

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Original Art: You Can Be Good or Lucky

Most often I commission original art for my clients requesting the exact size, the preferred color palate and the desired style so that the room is finished off “perfectly”.  This was a case where we “got lucky”. While meeting with my artist on another project, I … Continue reading

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