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How to Select Artwork for Your Home in 3 Easy Steps

Last week I installed some artwork in one of my clients homes, we literally had every piece picked out and purchased in 1 hour….10 pieces!!! 10 pieces that she loves and that work so well in her newly furnished house.

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My Friday Night Debate About Fireplaces Bookcases and Decorating

So last Friday (at 4:00….yes FOUR O’CLOCK….you know right before checking out for the weekend) my client and I start casually talking about how we’re going to handle “decorating” the fireplace wall. I thought it would be quick, make a decision and move on in to the weekend. not so much…..

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A Decorators Guide to Accessory Shopping – My Top 7 Tips for Getting it Right the First Time

I spend a lot of time out and about sourcing and shopping for my clients. If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you have probably seen some of my great finds this week. No matter who the client, or what the project is, I always have a plan. I never just “shop” without the final outcome or direction in mind. You will find my 7 Top Tips for Getting it Right the First Time below.

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My Top 6 Tips for Mixing Fabric Patterns

A great question was recently posted on my Facebook page and I thought this would be a fun way to respond and share my answer. I would love to hear your favorite tips on mixing fabric patterns too, how do you begin and tackle a home decorating project.

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Avoid This Mistake When Presenting a Design Project to Your Client

As Interior Designers, one of the first topics we discuss with a new client is COLOR. We want to know what colors they like and what colors they dislike. Most likely, this is one of the questions on your “New Client Questionnaire”.

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Before and After: Atlanta Residence Gets a Living Room Make Over

05/8/2013 | Categories: Before and After, Decorating, Interior Design, Services, Tips, Window Treatments | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

I have recently had the pleasure of working with a young couple to design and decorate their new home in Atlanta and I thought I would share a little of the progress. We started on the Main Level Living Room, Dining Room and Foyer.

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3 Amateur Decorating Mistakes to Avoid

03/12/2013 | Categories: Color, Decorating, Education, Tips, Travel | Tags: , , , ,

As you may or may not know, I attended Kate Smith’s Sensational Color Training Class last week in Atlanta and I came away with some great information. I’ll be sharing some of what I learned here on my Blog over the next couple of weeks.

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My Top Tips for EASY Holiday Decorating

12/10/2012 | Categories: Blogging, Color, Decorating, Entertaining, Furniture, Holiday, Interior Design | Tags: , , , , , ,

Happy Holiday Season everyone! I absolutely love this time of year….all of the decorating, the smells, and spending more time with family and friends! I’m hoping to take a bit more time off this year to spend with my kids and family….that’s the plan and I cannot wait!

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Project Sneak Peek: Client Presentation Tools

05/20/2012 | Categories: Business, Color, Decorating, Education, Furniture, Interior Design, Tips | Tags: , , , , ,

As an Interior Designer, I am always looking for new ways to clearly present my design ideas and concepts to clients. How can I show them what their space will look like before we even begin? How can I make them see what I see?

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Kitchen Renovation: Where to Start When Selecting Finishes?

01/10/2012 | Categories: Interior Design, Kitchens, Tips | Tags: , , , , ,

We are getting very close to wrapping up one of our latest projects….a Kitchen renovation. We were hired to completely redesign and renovate the Kitchen as well as the adjacent Dining Room and Keeping Room. I thought I would share the progress and how we got started with the finish selections. A Kitchen renovation can be very intimidating project to tackle but it doesn’t have to be if you know exactly where to start and how to select the proper finishes. An Interior Designer that has been through the steps a thousand times can be your best investment when renovating a Kitchen.

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