Made in the USA — Not! Rearrangment

Made in the USA — Not! Rearrangment
Unique international furniture is rearranged in Allen home. Settling into a new home. After two years it was becoming apparent that between working and traveling there had not been time — nor would be  time — to settle into her new home. Rearranging. This was the point at which the home owner...

Upholstery Disguise

Upholstery Disguise
    The ottoman was actually an almost-twin-size roll-away bed with a nice cover. The guest bed, actually used(!), would stay, but we were going for a more elegant look. Doing a little(?) updating. The sofa would be replaced. It was old, not very worn, but uncomfortable. The rug, which was very...

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...

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...

ReUpholstery: Furniture Design

ReUpholstery: Furniture Design
I advised these Plano clients that they should not reupholster for the purpose of saving money.  There were other great reasons to do so, however! Reupholstery is a great choice: When furniture has sentimental meaning. Recovering the piece will allow you to incorporate it into your current decor. When...