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Decorating Rules

Just don’t ask ask her for…decorating rules. Your look might not be for everyone., but it doesn’t have to be. Do what makes you happy.

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Decorating

Those days cast the die for my get-on-with-it attitude toward decorating. I hate to throw decent things away. I value things with a history and try to fold them into my clients’ projects. I love windows with curtains, lots of … Continue reading

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Evaluating Upholsterers

What are the right questions to ask when evaluating upholsterers? A: The best place to start is seeing their work. Ask if they repair foundations such as springs and webbing. Ask if they apply new fiber and foam, and if … Continue reading

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Do You Remember…Window Seats

 These simple design features were as common in older homes as ketchup at a cookout. The best seats were like the one I had in my first home: It had a hinged lid, which created a great storage area under … Continue reading

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Do you remember…Full Attics

Did you grow up in a house with an attic filled with your parents’ treasures and memories? Most architects and builders kicked those features to the curb decades ago, as prefabricated wood trusses became the belle of the ball. Guess … Continue reading

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