Tag Archives: Contemporary

A Welcoming Reading Retreat

My client’s library in his previous home was a place to store books but to sit only for a few moments, rather uncomfortably.  Just off his entry, the library was the first room in view when walking through the front door.  In his new home in … Continue reading

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Color is Back

After sitting in the backseat to gray for several years, COLOR is back and in a big way.  Some pillows and rugs recently spotted at market.  Some newly commissioned art.  Don’t despair.  A calm neutral gray, beige or taupe background is a perfect … Continue reading

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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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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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Modern Rustic Dining

This client was moving from Kansas City to Texas to a new job, new home, new friends and new life.  He decided to leave his dining room furniture in KC for future renters and start afresh.  He had always been drawn toward contemporary, … 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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