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...

Bigger, Better Shower: Bathroom Remodel

Bigger, Better Shower: Bathroom Remodel
The point was to update the tile in the shower. That gave us the opportunity in this Plano home to update the size of the shower as well. The outer wall was pushed out a couple of inches to the door frame of the closet. Without changing the drainage area of the shower we were still able to push out the...

Kitchen Cosmetics: Kitchen Remodel

Kitchen Cosmetics: Kitchen Remodel
BEFORE AFTER Happy surprise! A nice tray ceiling was underneath the florescent plexiglass panels. Bye-bye Plexiglass! The fir downs over the cabinets were also eliminated. The cabinets, well-built but tired, needed both functional and cosmetic tweaks:  The top row of pantry cabinets became usable when...

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...

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...

Kitchen Remodel

Kitchen Remodel
Well, we Reconfigured one Cabinet, Installed Granite and a Tumbled Backsplash, Removed Wall Paper , Textured and Painted the Walls , Painted and Glazed the Cabinets, Switched out the Cabinet Hardware, Purchased a new Sink, Faucet and Several new Appliances! What a transformation in this Allen home...

Big Boy Make Over! Accessories & Furniture

Big Boy Make Over! Accessories & Furniture
A three year old had turned four and his bedroom was ready for a make-over.  A few weeks earlier the bedroom had been repainted with Sherwin Williams 6240 Windy Blue. this color is a great backdrop for denims, blues, reds and black. Mom had already gotten the ball rolling! She had found bedroom furniture...

Office Space: Commercial Design

Office Space: Commercial Design
Davis & Associates, a Dallas immigration law firm, asked me to advise and assist as they moved into a larger reception area. Based on some very cool art the firm already owned, a color that Counselor Anna loved and  a Shoe String budget,  we came up with a classy, welcoming look that could be...

ReArrangement Hybrid: Interior Painting & Accessories

ReArrangement Hybrid: Interior Painting & Accessories
Home improvements began once the McKinney homeowners decided this would be a long term residence. Four weeks from the day we met, paint colors had been selected, affordable art  had been purchased for several rooms, the interior of the home had been repainted and our “While You Were Out”...

Isolation Ended: Kitchen Remodel

Isolation Ended: Kitchen Remodel
Before you embark on a kitchen remodel stop and ask, “What changes would make sense?”  You probably need to recruit another set of eyes. You’ve seen the status quo for so long that it’s hard to envision the possibilities. Everyday, homeowners across the metroplex install granite...

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