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Window Dilemma Resolved

My client’s window dilemma was not only resolved but the look improved. The problem:  Operational Roman shades had literally shredded from exposure to the sun.  With an investment in two other custom tall window panel treatments with upper borders out of the … Continue reading

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Staging: A Fresh Set of Eyes

A universal “staging truth”:  sometimes all it takes is a fresh set of eyes.  We can’t see our own stuff. This Southlake home required only minor tweaking:  removal of some time-stamped window treatments, some fresh paint here and there, a … Continue reading

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Tasteful Window Dressing

What makes this window exceptional? For starters, this master bedroom window faces south and a busy street, so the first order of business was to install Low E glass with sound reduction. Shutters with 4.5″ louvers, hidden tilt and no horizontal rails … Continue reading

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Casual Dining Elevated

Already this was a fabulous spot for casual dining, with an incredibly lush view out the bay window, an inviting stone fireplace and enviable trim and beams.  We made the space even better with new limestone floors and by lowering the breakfast bar top so … Continue reading

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The Importance of Color and Floors When Selling A Home

The sellers had the foresight to know that to sell at competitive pricing, dated wallpaper needed to come down in the dining room, all walls needed a fresh coat of neutral paint, but most importantly, they needed to focus on … Continue reading

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Beautiful Breakfast Bar and Overflow

As part of her kitchen update, my client lowered her breakfast bar to counter height.  The benefits include a better connection between the kitchen and casual dining area, but also more counter space for food prep, serving or dining at … Continue reading

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NIGHTWATCH: Pittsburgh Paint Color of the Year 2019

PPG Paints has named Night Watch, a luxurious deep green, as its 2019 Color of the Year. The shade, which evokes lush foliage and the soothing influence of the outdoors, will be at the forefront of next year’s design trends, … Continue reading

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