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The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly – Restoration Hardware Rethought

Another  furniture market has passed, and, we have some observations from the beginning of 2012 until now, regarding home decor and furnishings. You will be seeing more and more of “the Restoration Hardware look”. It is everywhere , and,  in almost every furniture and accessory line! (That is not a bad thing. However, caution must … Continue reading »

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It’s in the Details……Window Treatments

Well-dressed windows don’t just happen. There are issues to think about. 1.  Function. We consider privacy,  the exposure or lack of exposure to light , and, the need or not to shield the light and to what degree, and the aesthetic  to be achieved. Usually, more than one treatment is required for a window. Kitchen … Continue reading »

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Adding COLOR for a Miami/ Midwestern client

In Miami, we have a client who loves her Midwestern roots, but, must have the Miami essence around her. Her house had taken on a drab, neutral color scheme, until, she screamed out for COLOR to brighten her surroundings. COLOR entered the picture, playing off her great, colorful collection of art. A wonderful silver metallic … Continue reading »

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A European Parlor

Silk swags & jabots with sheer austrian shades pair with damask covered gilded wood chairs & inlaid tables to create a European parlor. Architectural details include hand-painted wainscots that anchor the height of the space. A large crystal chandelier is reflected in the antique glass mirror. A graceful iron staircase with honed travertine floors sweeps … Continue reading »

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