Budget Makeover

Budget Makeover
First Apartment …Well, at  least the first paid for with his own salary. This would happen to be my favorite nephew in Tejas. The apartment had good bones?…Or more specifically, a great window and a greater number  than necessary square feet. This would be a budget makeover. We were cost...

Lighting Update

Lighting Update
Remodel: Lighting Update. Yes, I gave it a spin…! The lighting in this home needed updating. The owner of this Addison vacation home was aiming for a playful look. The lighting project was offloaded to Decorating on a Shoe String. Lighting Vendor. We ordered this fun lighting fixture from Lamps Plus. It...

Neapolitan Window Treatments

Neapolitan Window Treatments
Layered Custom Window Treatments: Duette, Roman Shade and Cornice This Westlake homeowner went with all three delicious flavors for a daughter’s bedroom window treatments–     Hunter Douglas Duette Layer 1: A Hunter Douglas Duette black-out shade ( which is actually off-white)  tucked...

Stair Carpet Replaced

Stair Carpet Replaced
                        Replacing Stair Carpet Stairs take a beating. How to camouflage the wear? How to avoid changing all of the carpet upstairs? How to take a well-traveled path up a notch? — Patterned carpet! For this Far North Dallas...

Rearrangement

Rearrangement
                        Rearranging existing furnishings. What to buy for the grand entry? Maybe nothing. Maybe we use what the Allen client already owns. Maybe we hire piano movers and move the baby grand piano 12 feet into the entry hall. (It...

A Few Touches

A Few Touches
      Beautiful house. Very nice bathroom.               Finishing touches. …But a few finishing touches definitely took things up a notch!   Window Treatment. The wispy shade at the glass block window ties in the with the Master Bedroom’s...

Window Treatments

Window Treatments
Don’t try this at home! Click the link below to see folk hero Rusty Brewer’s agility and bravery.     Installing long, long curtains: Not for the faint of heart.  These Frisco homeowners hired us to provide and install custom window treatments for their two-story Living Room windows....

Happy Pool Bath!

Happy Pool Bath!
The kitchen looks like a party. A Cantina? A patio scene from Mama Mia? Shouldn’t the Pool Bath be as happy as the kitchen it adjoins? Before After                         We started with paint.  Sherwin Williams 6765 Spa for the walls and...

Patterned Carpet

Patterned Carpet
                        Stairs take a beating. The carpet on this Frisco staircase needed replacing. As the stairs are also right off the entry, a dressier carpet seemed appropriate. This dressier patterned carpet is also quite camouflaging. And...

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...

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