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5 Benefits of Working With a Landscape Designer

For us, creating a home the reflects your story goes beyond the interiors. It includes the physical space and the grounds outside your home as well. This exterior space is the first impression anyone has of your home and it sets the tone for the rest of your home’s design, the so-called “curb appeal”. If you’re investing in a complete interior design, it’s important not to neglect the exterior.

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How to Shop Vintage Stores Like an Interior Designer

When I shop for vintage or antique pieces, what I’m looking for is that spark, something I can connect with on a personal level. I find that many of my clients do this naturally. In their travels or throughout the generations, they have effortlessly acquired beautiful collections that fit seamlessly into their homes. But for some, this isn’t such an easy task.

I have made some fantastic finds over the years. Today, I want to share with you how I shop vintage stores and give you a peek into my favorite boutiques.

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Your Home Organization Questions Answered

Prepped with an organized studio library and helpful tips we’ve learned along the way, the Dbh-biz.info design team and I have fully embraced our freshly tidied sourcing and design space. While Cathryn Linn of the assisted us with an in-office project, her team really specializes in home organization. After receiving such great assistance and information throughout this process I had to sit down with Cathryn one more time to talk to her about best practices for organization in the home.

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Chic chairs for your home office by Dbh-biz.info

5 Super Chic Home Office Chairs

Home office chairs can define the entire look of your home office. The challenge is that most chairs are either designed for comfort or style, but not both. Many of my clients think they have to sacrifice style in order to have a comfortable desk chair. But that’s not the case! You can have a office chair that’s comfortable and stylish. Here are a few of my tips for selecting your perfect office chair.

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Luxurious and Sustainable Decor

Whether I’m designing my own home or a client’s, using pieces that are durable and sustainable is essential. Choosing to incorporate sustainable decor prevents you from having to replace things quickly. It also allows you to make a positive impact on the community and the environment.

Sustainable interior designs give you the confidence of knowing that you’re creating a safe and healthy environment for your family.

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6 Things To Consider Before Purchasing New Windows

When I purchased the Boulevard Showhouse, one of our biggest challenges was the windows. They desperately needed to be replaced. But because the home is historically protected, it was a trickier process. The preservation society requires all renovations to remain true to the historic look of the home. So, I needed historically accurate windows that were also modern-era, energy efficient. , thankfully came in with the perfect design. They presented it to , and now I have gorgeous windows that meet the needs of the preservation society and hot Houston weather.

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