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Designing Colorful Spaces You’ll Love to Live In

Five Reasons to Hire an Interior Designer

  Long-awaited spring will be here soon!  It is the season for renewal and change. It is also a perfect time to give you home an interior makeover.  Here are five reason why you should hire an interior deisgner this spring: Save time. Spring is the ideal time to...

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Are “All-White Kitchens” On or Off Trend?

For some time it seemed like every home interior publication and local parade of homes tours displayed all-white kitchen designs.  Finally the kitchen design trend is shifting away from all-white kitchens to a flare of color!  Read on.... I recently had a client hire...

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Shades of Blue Paint are HOT

Blue is America's #1 Go-To color.  I recently painted Hirschfields #0627 "Into the Stratosphere" on the walls of a home office for drama.  It created the atmoshere the homeowner was looking for.  She was a journalist and it put her in the right frame of mind.  In the...

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Goodbye Gray?

For the last few years we have seen many model homes in the current trend of gray walls and white everything else.  Finally we see trends moving away from this sterile commercial-looking palette.  Bathroom cabinets are emerging in bright kelly greens and warm blues. ...

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TESTIMONIAL from Happy Retired Couple

"Marsha remotely helped us replace the flooring in our townhome and repaint while we were in Flordia for the winter.  She obtained several bids for both projects, helped us choose hardwood flooring and paint colors via text and email, and monitored the work while we...

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Featured Topic: “Let it Go, Baby!”

I will be the featured speaker at the Woodbury Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn Event on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 12-1:00 at the conference room on the main level, 700 Commerce Drive in Woodbury.  Why do we keep old, ugly stuff in our homes?  They're draining...

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Kitchen Backsplashes

Kitchen Backsplashes

An easy way to give your kitchen a new look is to add to update the back splash.  Jamie moved into her newly purchased home.  She didn't like the granite counter top.  I told the granite was beautiful and would be expensive to swap out.  My recommendation...

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Accounting Office Needs a Waiting Room

Accounting Office Needs a Waiting Room

This local accounting office, Gebhard & Giguere, had a tiny reception area.  They explained to me that If more than two clients came in at the same time there was no space for them to sit or stand.   They hired me to create a comfy, welcoming,...

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Wallpaper is HOT!

Wallpaper is HOT!

If you want to get excited to add a splurge of energy to your home in 2018, add some wallpaper to your main floor bathroom.  I can find the perfect color and pattern and have one of my installers hang it! This is a cork-like paper that went in...

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Kitchen Drapery Updo

Kitchen Drapery Updo

She was tired of the kitchen area after we updated the adjoining great room.  The kitchen table and new chairs gave the room a more sophisticated feel that better suits the style of the home.  Even though there a large window in the space the room felt dark.  We added...

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Granite Countertops vs Man-Made Materials

Granite Countertops vs Man-Made Materials

I have been helping clients select their counter tops for the past ten years.  I'm a big fan of the natural stone, granite. It is challenging for manufactured solid surfaces to compete with the colorful flows and patterns of this natural stone.  Granite is...

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Spaces Magazine Presentation

Spaces Magazine Presentation

So excited to be interviewed for an upcoming issue of Spaces Magazine. The upcoming issue is on remodeling bathrooms and kitchens.  My submission was on Bathrooms.   This recent customer of mine interviewed a general contractor to price out relocating...

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