Tag Archives: Interior Designer

Staging “Magic”

Two factors contributed to this property flying off the shelf, the first weekend on the market, over asking price. #1:  The client enthusiastically embraced all staging recommendations:  new paint, pulling out old carpet, removing excess furniture and possessions and renting … Continue reading

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The Room She Grew Up In

As our children become young adults, bedroom updates ought to grow with them.  This all purple bedroom with green drapes was toned down with a singular purple accent wall (still the favorite color) and hidden tilt shutters that compliment the handmade quilt that is planned … Continue reading

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Outdoor Living: Planning Ahead

With a new custom home on the horizon with a new color palate, this client chose to update her existing patio furniture ahead of her move with her new home in mind.  Planning cool-toned blues in her great room, she wanted to add some extra punch … Continue reading

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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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Butler’s: Boring to Breathtaking

This ordinary Butler’s with Tropical Brown countertops, 4″ backsplash and with an obviously fabricated edge was made extraordinary with the triple punch of new limestone floors, “select” Taj Mahal countertops and Walker Zanger’s Tilt Grey Smoke Ottoman mosaic tile adding both color and … Continue reading

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A Bath with “Allure”

Somehow, 15 years ago, tile countertops made sense on bathroom countertops?  Not sure why.  They are hard to clean and “busy”.  This client took advantage of “leftovers”, i.e. a remnant of Allure quartzite from my fabricator’s yard to spruce up her pool … Continue reading

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