Should You Hire an Interior Designer?

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These days, many people turn to TV shows, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media outlets to gain inspiration for their next project. Building a home or doing a renovation is fun and exciting. But, these projects also come with their challenges. It’s crucial for you to collaborate with experts you can rely on such as…

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Gift Wrapping and Decorating And After Christmas Tips

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Now that you’ve selected the perfect gift for your family and friends, you’ve got to wrap them. Sure, you can use gift bags, but most people enjoy tearing into the wrapping paper. With that being said, you’ll likely want your gifts to look professionally wrapped under the tree. Some people are skilled at wrapping the…

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Christmas Trees: Trending Styles and Decorating Like A Pro

Before you know it, Thanksgiving will be over and decorating for Christmas is front and center. We all know decorating a Christmas tree isn’t always easy and they usually don’t look as good as those in the Hallmark movies. But, I’ve been practicing and picking a few of my designer friends’ brains so I can…

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Decorating your Home for the Fall

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Fall marks the transition from summer to winter and with any luck, it will bring us some cooler temperatures. Whimsical Pumpkins on the porch, wreaths draped with autumn leaves, and a chunky throw adorning the sofa are all classic fall favorites. Below are a few ways you can decorate your home for the fall season…

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Creating a “Study / Homework” Space at Home

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School is back in session! For many parents, this means alarms in the morning, making lunches, carpool, extra-curricular activities and evenings filled with homework. Whew, I’m tired already! Kids have a lot going on these days, and when it comes to homework and studying, they need a dedicated space to settle in and concentrate. Below…

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Lighting 101

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Lighting can be intimidating, but it’s one of the most important elements of interior design. Unfortunately it’s often overlooked. Good lighting is a combination of three different types: Ambient Lighting Task Lighting Accent Lighting   AMBIENT LIGHTING is also known as General Lighting because it provides your space with overall illumination of the entire room.…

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Accessories Can Give Your Space Personality

Accessories Can Give Your Space Personality

Accessories can complete a space, give it personality, add a pop of color and complete your room. Your home tells your story in its details. Below are a few ways you can decorate a space that is uniquely YOU. START WITH A BLANK CANVAS: When you’re ready to start accessorizing your space, start with a…

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Can Your Outdoor Furniture Handle The Gulf Coast Elements

Outdoor furniture that can handle the gulf coast elements.

  Patios are like an extension of our home. Our patio furniture needs to be able to withstand our intense UV Rays, salty air and rainstorms. Since good outdoor furniture can cost as much as our indoor furniture, it’s important to consider the materials and maintenance required to maximize your investment. Yes, you can purchase…

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Does Your Fifth Wall Make a Statement?

When decorating or remodeling your home, don’t forget about the fifth wall – also known as the “ceiling.” The ceiling is a key component in any room, and if you ignore it you’re missing out on a golden opportunity to create a little drama to this wide-open space. When I see a plain white ceiling,…

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