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Picture-perfect inspiration

As November draws to a close and winter weather starts creeping in with the subtlety of a sledge hammer, my thoughts inevitably turn towards holiday decorating. I love creating a warm and cosy atmosphere in my home, but in this post, I want to talk about a source of holiday decorating stress: design photo spreads. You see them in magazines, …

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Why your designer asks “why”

During initial planning meetings, there is an inevitable moment when you say you like something and your designer turns to you and asks “why?” Sometimes this can feel like a challenge or a judgement, but it’s not! For a designer, the reasoning behind your decisions is as important as the decision itself. When considering the choices for your design, we are …

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How to Prepare for a Design Consultation

Interior design scope and costs can vary a lot. Before hiring a designer, you will have a meeting to discuss the project and get a quote. There are three essential questions you should be prepared to answer in order too make the most of that meeting, and to be able to compare multiple quotes. One: What are your goals for …