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MAKING A COMMITMENT

An important feature of any room is the millwork. The millwork consists of all the trim around the doors, windows, and openings.  Millwork also includes any base boards, ceiling moldings as well as interior doors.  Making a commitment to paint your millwork over staining is the first decision.  How to narrow down that color choice is the next. Determining a look or feel for the space can really help …

The Good Light

As the days get shorter, I find myself taking client appointments earlier and earlier in the day.  Why?  We loose light! It is essential that we have good light when reviewing any surface samples.  Not only is it important to have good light to select paint, it is also critical when choosing flooring, wall tile, wallcoverings, and any textiles. I always encourage my clients to …

BASIC BLACK

Black is anything but just basic.  I love black.  I love to see it used in interiors and every time I do I am entranced.  From wall coverings, to flooring coverings, to artwork and textiles, I always gravitate towards black.  A small dose of black can make other colors appear more crisp while a large dose can create drama yet remain classic. Sometimes I will …

CREATING THE FLOW

When I am working on a project, I always consider the “flow” from space to space.  I consider the entire house and how each space relates to one another. I try to find the one or two elements that create a commonality so that each room relates to the next in some way.  One of the easiest and most obvious ways to accomplish this is …