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Entries in Interior Design (90)

Monday
Apr282014

"Oh, what a feelin'! When we're wallpapering the ceiling..."

Sorry about that.  ;)

I came across this image when searching for gold, removeable wallpaper for a current client of mine.  I love this room so much.

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While in this case we're using the wallpaper for the walls on either side of a fireplace, I did recently use grasscloth in the tray ceiling of another client.  Will have to get a picture of that soon!

Friday
Apr252014

Spring is Here! (right?)

Finally, I feel like I've come out of the deep hibernation that was the winter of 2013/14.  Please let it be here to stay!

I was searching for colors for my mom's front door when I came upon this image and felt like it was breath of fresh spring air.  Bright greens & blues, and classic navy - of which I've long been a fan.

Ah, lovely.

Monday
Jan202014

Quick Before & After Progress Shots - Long Distance Design

I worked with A on a birthday present surprise for her daughter, E.  We wanted to take her room from little girl & clutter to grown-up & organized.  She recently sent me a progress picture that shows a few simple changes - new bed, bedding, end tables, lighting & an organized closet - what a difference!  There are still a few things to complete, like wall art, a desk & seating area, but I just wanted to show an example of what a difference thoughtful design can make.

BEFORE...

...AFTER!

From A - "My daughter's bedroom was transformed from an overstuffed cluttered juvenile mess, to a serene sophisticated Tiffany inspired space, all thanks to you. As time allows, we are slowly adding items from your expertly thought out and thorough design format. The pictures do not do justice to the actual space. My daughter loves her new room, and we can't thank you enough."

If you're interested in Long Distance Design - working with an interior designer without breaking the bank - please, contact me!

Wednesday
Jan082014

Nailhead Trim

I recently came across this image and had to share it!  I know, nailhead trim is everywhere  - what's so special about it?  Well, the detail here kicks it up a notch:

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Further searching for interesting nailhead design led me to the images below - very pretty!

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It's been eons since I've blogged, but I hope to pop in more often as I come across things that I love :)

Thursday
Feb212013

Cityscape Wall Murals

This image posted by the Chicago Architecture Foundation (the ones who do the best architectural boat tour!) popped up on my Facebook wall today. 

I love it.  They linked to the original article which had other cityscapes and trompe l'oeil murals.  Ahh Paris, je t'adore!

Before doing any research, I thought they were hand painted murals.  More clicking around led me to the company's website (Pixers) & I was surprised to learn that they are stickers...and how easy and affordable they are!

They are custom sized, even better! All you have to do is enter the height and width you want, then position the window over the part of the mural you'd like to have printed.  Easy!

An 8' x 9' mural costs under $300, which really surprised me.  I expected it to be far more expensive!

They have a lot of other designs and images - I highly recommend checking them out :)