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Reuse, Recycle…

Reuse, Recycle…
  DR after  DR after                         DR before Our goal was to use the existing furniture and accessories adding new only as necessary. The first time I met with the Fairview homeowner we made a list of new items we would probably...

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...

Paint: One Powerful Ingredient

Paint: One Powerful Ingredient
  Make the Ho-Hum go away. Paint What? Fairview home owners hired Decorating on a Shoe String to add some “punch” to their still rather new home. The first and second remarks made upon first entering this house  (besides, “Glad to meet you” & “We’re here to...

Curtains for Tall Windows — Not available by catalogue

Curtains for Tall Windows — Not available by catalogue
                              Window Treatment Challenges. Curtains for High windows. Do TX homebuilders have any idea what  challenges they are setting us up for  with the giant windows they install? If you have not yet gone on...

Big Boy Bedroom

Big Boy Bedroom
                      This little guy was getting a baby brother and was soon to be evicted from the nursery he loved…. The objective of the McKinney homeowners was to create a room he would happily move into! We chose non-themed bedding from...

3 of 3: Window Treatments, Paint & Area Rugs

3 of 3: Window Treatments, Paint & Area Rugs
You would think this Allen client had read my instruction book. She first requested my help after deciding to paint the relatively new walls in her home. We collaborated on paint colors. The client was also wanting a window treatments for the tall windows on the “straight ahead” wall in the...

Paint, Art, Rearrangement, Curtains

Paint, Art, Rearrangement, Curtains
AFTER Before unpacking the moving boxes, this client enlisted the help of Decorating on a Shoe String. To market her previous home in Twin Creeks, stagers had been hired. They had done a super job. The staging results were SO GOOD that the home owner decided she would have her next home staged as soon as she...

Lighter & Darker: Window Treatments

Lighter & Darker: Window Treatments
BEFORE A Heritage Ranch couple was just finishing up some major DIY redecorating. They had gone for a whole new look, which included installing hardwood floors, custom cabinetry, painting and purchasing new rugs and furniture. They had done a terrific job! For the next phase — window treatments...

Curtain Call: Window Treatments

Curtain Call: Window Treatments
These cream silk custom panels once draped two windows in Cleveland. When the Home Owners recently relocated to Frisco, the curtains did also. Now, however, there were three windows. Hmmm….. And another problem? One pair of panels was way too short for the MBR windows while the other pair of panels...

Carpentry Tweaks: Remodeling & Interior Design

Carpentry Tweaks: Remodeling & Interior Design
                    Before we painted the walls and much of the woodwork in this Plano Living Room we had Lenny Bean, our favorite carpenter, add a decorative header to the  Entry doorway. Lenny also constructed a crown-molding-style cornice  and added...

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