Interior Design Tips for a Happy Home and Office

When you start to plan your interior design home or office remodel, there are a few things to consider first. Do you want your office to feel relaxed? Do you want a home that makes you feel happy? Considering colors, accents and accessories are important. Start with these interior design tips. What’s in Your Closet?…

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Embrace Metallic in Your Home Design

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Our home design tip for this month is to embrace metallic! From gold-dipped lamps to decorative wall burst art, shimmery silvers and golds are a glamorous way to upgrade any room. Metallic Lamps Add a subtle splash of shine to the living room with a gold-dipped color block lamp base. Pair with sleek glass tables…

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Best Types of Flooring for Luxury Home Remodel

What are the best types of flooring for luxury home remodels? Not all types of flooring are equal. If you have a luxury home, only particular types of flooring should be considered when planning a remodel. Here are my top picks: Wood Plank Wood plank is a beautiful option for flooring in a luxury home.…

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Wallpaper Trends for 2018 That You Must Check Out

Graham and Brown Wallpaper Product Review by Maura Braun written by Irina Scalabrino of Graham and Brown Another year welcomes another wave of wallpaper trends to transform your home interior. In 2018, the once taboo alternative to paint returns in a big way. Ultra-chic prints, dimensional fabrics and new materials mimic contemporary art to highlight…

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How long does a kitchen remodel take?

It’s no secret that the kitchen is the most used room in many homes. When considering a kitchen remodel, one of the most common questions my clients have is how long the remodel will take. As an Interior Designer with a family of my own, I understand that the loss of a usable kitchen can…

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2018 Living Room Trends

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2018 is upon us and with it come some great new living room trends. Living rooms, otherwise known as great rooms or family rooms, are where everyone spends most of their time together. Besides the kitchen, they are considered gathering spaces where memories are made. Whatever your style, here are the latest living room trends…

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Selecting Cabinets for Your Luxury Home

How do you select cabinets for a luxury home? Cabinet Finish The first step in selecting cabinets is for a luxury home is to decide between stained or painted finish. Depending on the style of the home, either one could work beautifully. Your Interior Designer will be able to give you suggestions based on your particular…

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Price of a High End Luxury Bathroom Remodel

As a high-end luxury Interior Designer, I get asked all the time how much a luxury bathroom would cost to remodel. Every project is wildly different depending on the client’s wants and needs, but here is a summary of cost from a recent bathroom remodel project I completed.   Construction $10,115 Floor Tile $6,612 Walls…

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Simple Kitchen Remodel Ideas

Remodeling a kitchen can be simple or quite intense. Renovations do not have to be complicated or expensive to get a great result. Kitchen remodels can give you between 70 – 85% return on investment. This depends on the features you choose, how much you spend remodeling and whether your priority is to create a dream…

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3 Questions Your Interior Designer Should Ask You

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Before you start working with an Interior Designer, there are some very important questions to ask yourself. While the designer is there to make your dreams come true, they cannot read your mind. Like any relationship, open and clear communication is crucial for a successful result. Through my 20+ years of experience as an Interior…

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