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Our principal designer Heather shares her interior decorating + design tips and tricks along with the before, during and after previews of our projects.

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Latest Interior Decorating + Design How-To’s

Where To Begin When Building a House

 Building a home is one of the most exciting and rewarding things that we can do.  It can also be the most stressful and financially painful. If you're lucky, you'll only build one or two homes in a lifetime.  So it stands to reason that, as a homeowner you'll never...

Mistakes To Avoid When Building a House

Building a home can be one of the most rewarding yet frustrating processes.  I can't tell you the number of times I've been called in towards the end of a build because the homeowner is exhausted, frustrated, way over budget, and feels paralyzed from making another...

How To Budget Your Redecorating or Renovation Project

Budget.  It's the least sexy part of a renovation or redecorating project...  One of the first questions I ask my interior decorating + design clients is "What's your project budget?" The most common reply is..."I don't know.... $1,500 maybe?  $5,000?  I have no clue...

How to Layout Your Room Like a Design Pro

  Let me tell you a quick story and see if you can relate: You’re scrolling through Instagram or Pinterest and absolutely fall in love with a beautifully styled room - the furniture, the rug, the decor - everything about the interior design plan is perfect! You...

California Modern Interior Decorating Reveal

My goal is to begin writing more often.  I think it's great to be able to show a behind-the-scenes look at what we're working on and to give more interior design tips and tricks that you can use in your own home. Over the past couple of weeks we have been hard at work...

5 Expensive Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Sofa

Your sofa will likely the one of the most expensive -- and most well-used -- piece of furniture that you buy for your home.  It's someplace that you'll sit with your family or friends for hours at a time, so it needs to be comfortable!  But it also needs to be...

One Living Room Done 7 Ways

Good solid furniture is an investment, for sure.  But often we think that we need to throw away our furnishings when styles change... so we buy pieces that are made to last 4 or 5 years rather than that little bit extra for something that will last in fear that it'll...

Styling Kitchen Countertops

Styling a kitchen can feel daunting.  Most people’s countertops are cluttered with small appliances and it can feel overwhelming some days just to get the dirty dishes put away!   But styling your countertops can really modernize a kitchen for very little money in...

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