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5 Reasons Why I Love Wash and Dry Rugs and Mats

By |2023-10-31T22:40:17+00:00October 31st, 2023|Carpet, Decorating, Design, Rugs|

Are Wash and Dry Rugs and Mats Worth It? Wash and dry rugs and mats are my absolute favorite. I highly recommend them for indoor and outdoor use in your home. My top choice and go-to source is Wash+Dry by Studio 67. They have a wide variety of designs that come in multiple sizes, [...]

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Preserving the Past: A Journey through Historic Building Restoration

By |2023-10-17T19:17:03+00:00October 17th, 2023|Design|

As an interior designer, I have always been captivated by the allure of history and the stories that old buildings have to tell. Historic preservation is not just a duty; it is a passionate commitment to honor the past while breathing new life into the spaces that have witnessed generations come and go. In this [...]

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Yellowstone Inspired Basement and Bar Design

By |2022-11-10T17:56:24+00:00November 10th, 2022|Decorating, Design, Rugs|

"Mister, I don't know you, but if you're wearin' that brand, you must be a bad man." ~walker I love the show Yellowstone. I’m excited for November 13, 2022, when Season 5 starts. I’m not alone. This year I had the pleasure of designing a Yellowstone themed basement and bar [...]

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Cowhide Rugs and the Yellowstone Craze

By |2022-10-17T16:24:01+00:00October 17th, 2022|Decorating, Design, Rugs|

Cowhide Rug Guide Cowhides are one of the oldest interior design items. They are appreciated for their unique patterns and color. Their angular shapes soften a room. Their low profile, approximately 1/8 - 1/4 of an inch, is less of a trip hazard. They can take heavy traffic. Thinking about buying a cowhide [...]

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Pasadena Showcase House 2022

By |2022-06-20T19:05:49+00:00June 20th, 2022|Design|

California Girl I'm a California girl, born and raised there and spent many of my adult years living in different areas before making my way to the east coast. Pasadena was one of those areas. I consider it my 'hometown'. The Pasadena Showcase House tours were a highlight for anyone interested in or [...]

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Don’t miss the article we were featured in: “From Plants to Furniture, Here’s 13 Enclosed Patio Design Ideas to Finish the Space”

By |2022-03-23T14:20:34+00:00March 21st, 2022|Decorating, Remodeling|

Spring is nearly here which means more time spent outdoors enjoying the green trees and flowering plants. Whether you have a solarium, sunroom, or enclosed patio, there’s countless ways to finish the space, from plants to furniture and more. So if you’re planning to enclose the patio in your San Diego, CA home this spring [...]

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What’s In and What’s Out

By |2022-03-01T00:15:01+00:00March 1st, 2022|Decorating, Design|

Hope for the Future! After returning from Atlanta AmericasMart there was a lot of hope for the future. Over the top Easter, Halloween and Christmas. People were buying, items were selling out and most vendors said it was the best market they have had in 7-8 years. I heard lots of opinions from showroom [...]

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How to Choose the Best Rug for a Sunroom

By |2021-06-28T15:03:13+00:00June 28th, 2021|Decorating, Rugs|

Back, or no back? As always, no backing! Backing traps dirt and moisture, which can grow bacteria. Glue chemicals will break down over time and rugs cannot be easily cleaned. It's all about the fiber! Fiber plays an important role in your decision on which rug is the [...]

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The Hunt for Kohler Tresham

By |2021-05-04T01:15:56+00:00May 4th, 2021|Bath, Remodeling|

Just a month ago, in the final stretches of a renovation job, the beautiful Kohler Tresham Toilet was installed Friday afternoon. The toilet had been in its box, on a pallet, on the job for over 6 months waiting for its crowning moment. On Monday morning I get the call that the newly installed [...]

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