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Seriously? A Laundry with No Storage?

Seriously?  A laundry room with no storage space?  Tide, Bounce, lightbulbs, batteries,  household cleaners, brooms, mops and vacuum cleaners are not decorative items we wish to “display”. While it’s irritating that new homes for sale tend not to have all the … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Wood on Stairs

Stairs by definition get a lot of traffic.  So quite often, carpet on the stairs needs cleaning more often, looks matted, and wears differently than the same carpet in adjacent spaces.  That directs us to the “wisdom of wood”.  When both … Continue reading

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Pool Bath Remodel “Light”

Light in more ways than one.  “Light” meaning there was a focus on budget.  And “light” meaning the room was “lightened and brightened” with the triple impact of installing frameless shower glass, an oversize standoff mirror and repainting walls and ceiling in brighter … Continue reading

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Guest Bath “Keep the Purple Please”

Paint is easy to change, but my client loved her purple walls.  I might not have suggested purple, but it was her “design criteria”.  As it turned out, the quartzite remnant we found with touches of gold, was the perfect complement.  … Continue reading

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Topnotch Nook

With this client’s recent kitchen remodel, the breakfast bar was lowered, making this knockout nook feel more connected to the new cool kitchen.  Floors were refinished in this connected space and added in the adjoining family room for “seamless flow”.  Wood also … Continue reading

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Dental Office Design

Our design goals: Create a Waiting Area that is Stunning, Sophisticated, Yet Calming Establish Flow Throughout the Office Make Material Selections with Usage, Practicality and Budget in Mind To accomplish our goals, we started with a beautiful remnant of Taj Mahal quartzite … 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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