Tag Archives: decorating

Casual Dining at Its Best

  What makes for great casual dining? In this case: Great view of the pool and fairway. Connected to the kitchen. Connected to the family room with a view of the large screen TV. Easy access to the wet bar. … Continue reading

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Staging To Live or Sell: A Problem Space or A Bonus Space?

Unusual spaces can serve as a detraction or as a bonus when selling a home.  When left empty, buyers may be puzzled as to what to do with the space.  Filled with the wrong thing, the bonus square footage may be perceived as a … Continue reading

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Three Hour “Power Stage”

This Keller home was listed and the sellers were not getting the offers they anticipated. A new realtor was engaged and the homeowner, new realtor and Design Perspectives all convened for a three-hour, hands-on “power stage”. Armed with a staging … Continue reading

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Efficient and Enticing Home Office

Our objective was to maximize the visual and working space within the confines of this small room.  The HVAC in the attic was reworked to allow removal of the soffits, raising the ceiling to accommodate an eye-catching row of lit display space.  Two full walls of … Continue reading

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Bathroom Renewed: We Kept the Cabinets

We kept the cabinets.  Everything else had to go including the 12×12 white floor tile, the tiled vanity top, the drop-in floral porcelain sink, the framed brass shower enclosure, the 4×4 white shower tile and the time-stamped brass plumbing fixtures. Fantasy Brown … Continue reading

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Modern Media

The technology:  the backlit, 110″D, zero-edge screen; surround sound; and remote control of media, lighting and sound was left to the technocrats.  The look, usability and comfort of the room was the responsibility of Design Perspectives. We painted the walls a “media-room-medium … Continue reading

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Staging: Believing in the Value

The realtor on this listing believes in the value of staging wholeheartedly.  Enough to subsidize and roll up her sleeves for hands-on help with the process.  Working primarily with the homeowners’ possessions, we rearranged, tweaked and supplemented only with rental art … Continue reading

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