Categories for Design Advice


Day Late, Dollar Short

January 31, 2012

Recently, a Designer friend of mine told me of a prospective client who cancelled an initial appointment for Services because her construction project had gone so far over budget that the Interior Design phase was postponed. DON’T LET THIS HAPPEN TO YOU! I‘ve saved my clients thousands, and tens of thousands of dollars on unnecessary construction expenses, change orders, and...

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Good Better Best

January 30, 2012

If you think your design project would produce a better result with professional help, but don’t think you can afford it, approach it from a Good, Better, Best standpoint. Most Interior Designers, as do many professional consultants, charge hourly for their services.  But if you have concerns about the accumulation of hours vs. the budget (which you hopefully have) for...

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How to Get What You Want In Your Existing Home

August 25, 2011

After you’ve made the decision that you won’t or can’t sell your house in the next five years, and want to upgrade or improve your existing home by adding value but not over improving, here are a few guidelines to begin the process. Prioritize the spaces within your home that need the most attention. For example, if the threshold tile...

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