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Design Process — How to Work with an Interior Designer

Have you ever worked with an interior designer? You may have worked with an interior designer in the past, or perhaps not. The intention of this blog is to help you understand the process of working with us interior designers as we create a renovation plan or help you design your dream home. In my experience, […]


Home Remodeling Is Busy in the Summer

Hello, Fans & Readers, Amazing how busy we’ve been these months doing several very large home remodeling projects. Many of our clients are buying new houses and we get to design and remodel them! We are taking many houses built in the ’80s or even ’90s to create better functional homes with modern designs. Although we […]


Transformation of Function & Style

It’s been a great summer! I feel blessed to have the opportunity to work on my clients’ homes. Your home is your castle, the place where you spend time with your family, friends and even on your own. A place to relax, entertain and rejuvenate. I recently completed a project that brought us a lot […]


Floating Shelves Dress Up a Room + Create Storage Space

People who lean toward an industrial, contemporary look would undoubtedly love floating shelves, such as the ones below. Floating shelves enable you not to have to buy another piece of furniture if you’d like to have additional storage. Plus they look snazzy! Floating shelves don’t have anything underneath to support them — no brackets, no […]


Backsplash It! With Beautiful Finishes for a Great Transformation

A backsplash, as the name suggests, is something in the back that lets water splash against it. It’s a terrific way to spice up bathroom/kitchen décor. If you would like to do only a little remodeling, then do just a backsplash. If you do a total remodeling, then the backsplash can be as major or […]


Clever Painting Ideas for a Dramatic Effect!

Summer is my favorite season of the year in the Seattle area to work on painting projects, create color schemes, and play with paint colors and sheens. As a designer, I enjoy bringing drama into a space by creating an interesting focal point. An accent color wall is a great way to do this. I like working with different paint sheens to make […]


Tips for Buying a New Rug — Parameters to Consider

You’re going to buy a new rug, and wish you knew which parameters to consider. The purpose of having rugs is to help you define and soften spaces. What do I mean by that? Say, for example, in a living-room type of space, a good rug will help you define the area by bringing a […]


How to Hang Your Art

People are always asking me about hanging pictures in their homes. Are you on the lookout for new ideas about hanging paintings and/or photographs on your walls? Option 1: Making a statement with a single picture Hanging one on a wall is, of course, simple enough. If you’d like to hang just one picture, make sure […]


The Perfect Balance of Warm and Cool Tones in Your Color Scheme

Before having your home interior painted, first look at the finishes around the home — the flooring, fireplace, windows, etc. I have seen hundreds of homes that don’t have a balanced coordination of colors between the walls and the finishes. Here in the Pacific Northwest, our winters are rainy and long. That is why I […]