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Featured Interior Design Stories

Blog topics cover all aspects of interior design, home furnishings and custom home renovations including educational tips, helpful suggestions for improving the home, and up to date information from the furnishings world. Many of the stories shared in this interior design blog come from those experiences with our valued clients.

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2019 Wallpaper Trends

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Wallpaper Trends For as long as I’ve been an Interior Designer, over 25 years, I’ve been using faux finishes as an alternative to wallpaper.  I was seriously opposed to wallpaper.  The seams, the removal costs and the “get sick of”…

Interior Design Trends

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2019 Interior Design Trends When considering what is “in style” or “current” in the interior design world, it’s important to take into consideration the definition of the word “trend”.  According to Oxford Dictionaries, “trend” is defined as: Trend-/noun/  1.  A…

Family Friendly Home Improvements

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Family Friendly Interior Design Do you remember a room in your house that the kids weren’t allowed to go in?  It was that “space for the adults” where the nice furnishings were.  In my house it was the Living Room. …

Home Renovations and Material Selections

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Selecting the Right Materials for a Home Remodeling Project Do you “hope” you’re selecting the right materials for a home remodeling project? Have you ever been in the middle of construction and hit a “road block”? Believe it or not,…

Customized Kitchen Renovations

Customized Kitchen Renovations Every kitchen renovation project is different. People have goals and objectives when remodeling their kitchen.  With this in mind, the needs of the homeowner have to be taken into consideration and successfully worked around.  That’s where the…

Window Treatments Custom vs Ready Made

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A Designers Opinion Regarding Window Treatments Custom vs Ready Made Window Treatments Custom vs Ready Made Window treatments custom vs ready made – that’s the question.  I’ve had quite a few people tell me that they don’t want to not…

How To Decorate A Teen Approved Bedroom

Bedroom Design – A Youthful Approach Let’s take Brittany.  She lives in Barrington, Illinois and is 15 years old.  And, she’s excited about getting her bedroom remodeled.  In addition, she’s loaded with interior design ideas from the internet and endless…
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