Stair Carpet

Stair Carpet
First Impression. A riddle: What can take a beating but look classy enough to make a great first impression? How about…. patterned Entry Stair carpet? To the right and left of the front door this Plano home had great formals, but straight ahead was a blah...

Engineered Wood

Engineered Wood
The homeowners’ priority was to update their home by replacing the original builder carpet with hardwood flooring. These Allen clients had decided to go with engineered wood rather than nail-down hardwood because the process was less invasive. Engineered wood is 100% wood. Thin layers of wood are...

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...

Extending Hardwood

Extending Hardwood
…. of what they already loved! Extending nail down hardwood flooring. Beautiful nail-down hardwood floors in the Entry, DR and hallway had been selling features of this Twin Creeks home. A few years down the road, now, the homeowners felt they had gotten their money’s worth out of the...

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...

Hardwood Nail Down: Hand Scraped Flooring

Hardwood Nail Down: Hand Scraped Flooring
An Allen client just had a nail down hardwood floor installed to replace her tired FR carpet. Nail down wood  was the new flooring of choice as there was existing nail down wood in close proximity. Narrow plank, classic smooth-finish hardwood  in the Entry Hall was visible from the FR. View of FR from...

Area Rugs Black & White

Area Rugs Black & White
Black & white have such pow! This Frisco client had lived with this color scheme long enough to know that it worked for her. (I understand. I have painted my last three houses the same colors..!) Neutrals, reds, blacks and whites, in her case. We ordered a groovy area rug for the FR. We purchased...

Building a Home? Interior Design Home Construction

Building a Home? Interior Design Home Construction
During new construction you may feel that an avalanch of questions is burying you: Which flooring material or materials would make the most sense for your family? Where should one material stop and the other start? Which materials can be combined? Would accents be worth the cost? How many accent pieces...