Monthly Archives: April 2009

Designed to Stay – Part 2

In February I wrote an article about falling in love with your home again.  To that point, the country continues to make adjustments in lifestyles and expectations. CNBC tauted today that fewer people in the US relocated in the past year … Continue reading

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DESIGN TIP of the WEEK – 4 Ways to Freshen up your Bookcases

Take your plain ol' bookcase  and give it some pop, depth and importance! 1.     Paint the inside sides, backs and shelves a complimentary color to highlight the books and other collectibles.  You may choose to leave the edge of the … Continue reading

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DESIGN TIP of the WEEK – Take a Picture

Instead of just looking at your space.  Take a picture of it.  Print it out on an 8-1/2" x 11" sheet of paper.  This allows you to step back and look at the space objectively.  Critique it as if you … Continue reading

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Expanded Article – Business Today – Office Design for Optimal Digs

This is my expanded article from the excerpt found in Cornelius Monthly Newspaper "Business Today", published April 6, 2009.     Office design and d├ęcor is one area where business owners have multiple alternatives and flexibility that can fit almost … Continue reading

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