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Storage Trunks With Class and Multiple Uses

Posted by EJ Mehl on Jul 21, 2017 5:00:00 PM

Here is today's dish of the latest in design trends to help you make your home "you". We found some really slick trunks that are made for storage but handsome enough to use as a table, ottoman or whatever the creative mind can imagine. These look good in any room. Happy shopping. Sterling Belgian Linen Storage [...]

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A New Midcentury-Inspired Home Stands Out

Posted by EJ Mehl on Jul 17, 2017 5:00:00 PM

Inside this home’s understated midcentury exterior is a minimalist interior with high-end finishes and materials. This post is authored by Houzz Contributor Camille LeFevre, an arts journalist specializing in design and architecture. As designer Ryan Knock tells it, his clients didn’t have a specific vision for the [...]

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Interior Design Made Practical

Posted by EJ Mehl on Jun 25, 2017 4:08:00 PM

  One room at a time One practical approach to interior design and home furnishing is to start with the room where you spend the most time. For some that’s the kitchen, for others it’s the family room. Wherever you start, stay within your budget, define your theme, select your colors and have some fun.   

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Design Secrets of the Rich and Famous

Posted by EJ Mehl on Jun 16, 2017 3:12:00 PM

There are a few concepts that interior design experts use that help them magically transform a space from a typical room to a true art form. They keep these close to the vest and are careful not to reveal their secrets to even their best friends. We just happened to stumble upon these while reading a post in Readers [...]

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Home Decorating Trends from the Architectural Digest 100

Posted by EJ Mehl on Jun 8, 2017 5:24:00 PM

Architectural Digest has done some pretty intensive home decorating research by interviewing many of the interior designers that contribute to their magnificent publication.  AD wanted to get their spin on what to expect in trends in home decorating in 2017 and beyond. The dialog represents what is happening to this [...]

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Selecting the right Chandelier Lighting for a room

Posted by EJ Mehl on Jun 5, 2017 4:07:00 PM

When choosing a chandelier for a room in your home, there is no one right answer. Finding the right chandelier depends on what type of room you are lighting and it's decor theme – contemporary, rustic, modern or traditional. While there are no actual tips, we can give you a few guidelines to follow when choosing your [...]

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Rethinking LED Light Technology--From Geek to Chic

Posted by EJ Mehl on May 25, 2017 12:21:00 AM

Our Electrician, Tim Zeek, paid us a visit yesterday to check out some issues in our home. He mentioned that we should get serious about LED lighting. It made us think that this blog would be worth a re-post. Enjoy! So you thought the LED lightbulb was ugly and too expensive?  Take another look!   ccording to an [...]

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8 Hot Trends to Try in Your Home

Posted by EJ Mehl on May 22, 2017 5:00:00 PM

You don’t have to be an interior designer to introduce swoon-worthy décor to your home — you just have to find the inspiration. Use these awe-inspiring ideas to give your home the stylish update it deserves. Then give our Design Concierge Team a call to help you complete your project---for free when you shop [...]

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Eight Design Tips You Will Not Get for Free

Posted by EJ Mehl on May 18, 2017 12:00:00 AM

There are a few concepts that interior design experts use that help them magically transform a space from a typical room to a true art form. They keep these close to the vest and are careful not to reveal their secrets to even their best friends. We just happened to stumble upon these while reading a post in Readers [...]

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Find Your Starting Point First: Greg Natale

Posted by EJ Mehl on May 15, 2017 9:47:00 AM

Architectural Digest introduced us to the renowned Australian Interior Designer Greg Natale and his upcoming book The Tailored Interior.  The publication is a compendium of the Natale’s bold yet buttoned-up projects, the tips he uses to create them, and an inside look at the designer’s enigmatic design process.  [...]

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