Monthly Archives: February 2013

Why So Serious?

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Two factors help influence my decorating choices- age and edge, and thank goodness for them! It’s not uncommon for interior designers to bring the most serious, the most formal touch to a home where each piece is perfect yet somehow rooms lack personality and spontaneity. In addition to touches of home humor, consider rock art for… [Cont.]

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A Nightmare Indeed- Part II

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On Tuesday, I used the recently listed ‘Nightmare On Elm Street’ property to demonstrate a common design mistake: large, oversized/overscaled furniture weighs down a room’s look and feel. The home’s living room (pictured) is a veritable catalogue of design and decorating flaws, but I only wanted to focus on the biggest offenders (as I saw… [Cont.]

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A Nightmare Indeed- Part I

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I opened a conversation on my Facebook page yesterday regarding this historic house for sale- historic if you’re a fan of the horror genre. The ‘Nightmare On Elm Street’ property has hit the market, boasting some interesting design modifications since its 1984 debut. If you browse through the photos, you’ll notice specific and oddball design choices… [Cont.]

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