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Buy American! Marble Countertops for Kitchen Remodel

Buy American! Marble Countertops for Kitchen Remodel
Danby Marble, quarried in the US — A great choice for  Kitchen and Bath countertops. If you are considering marble for your kitchen counter tops, Danby is a terrific choice! Danby Marble is quarried in the US. Marble performance in Kitchens. For the past two decades marble has gotten bad press for...

Lights, Camera…Blog!

Lights, Camera…Blog!
                    This far North Dallas home is being gradually personalized. It was a great spec house in a great location and a great neighborhood, with a great floor plan and a great yard. And it was available quickly without a lot of custom build...

Handscraped Hickory

Handscraped Hickory
How about a pretty quick way to get a pretty  wood floor! These Plano clients wanted a warmer, more unified, more updated floor. Earlier they had installed new tile in the Bathrooms and Laundry. We left carpet in three Bedrooms and installed hardwood everywhere else. Bella Cera’s American Hickory...

Move-In Arrangement: Rearrangement

Move-In Arrangement: Rearrangement
BEFORE BEFORE New homeowners in Allen had finished unpacking and set up housekeeping. They had accomplished an amazing amount the first four weeks in their new home but had run up against a hard time-and-health deadline. Decorating on a Shoe String was contacted to finish up. We were to hang art/certificates...

If you have to Wait….: Commercial Design

If you have to Wait….: Commercial Design
If you have to wait…. this commercial office building in Firewheel is a nice place to do it! Oriental rugs, purchased by the doctor early in the process, determined the design palette. Several large oil paintings pick up the hues in the carpets and  are set off by the wall color selected, Sherwin...

Italian Stringing Panels: Window Treatments

Italian Stringing Panels: Window Treatments
Italian Stringing Panels are an elegant window treatment you don’t see very often. This window design is tricky to construct. Tricky = more dinero. Construction starts from the hem. The panels in this West Plano home were  strung and drawn up high to maximize the view. Italian Stringing Panels ...

New Digs for an Allergy Doctor: Commercial Design

New Digs for an Allergy Doctor: Commercial Design
Family Allergy Clinic begins seeing patients at their new Firewheel location this coming Monday. Post- Superbowl-Day. Dr. Richard Page and I have been working together for the past few months on the “look” of this new commercial office space.  The doctor has his own design preferences and...