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Mar 23, 2018 | Post by: Susan Hopkins No Comments

Decorating with Black to Create a Chic, Dramatic Space

When you’re designing an interior space, the thought of using black can be intimidating. Black is dark, mysterious, and when you’re not careful, it can take over the space and make it feel like a tiny, cramped cave. This doesn’t mean you can’t use black in your design – you

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Mar 13, 2018 | Post by: Susan Hopkins No Comments

Designing your Living Room for Under $1,000

Instead of being hindered by constraints like budget and the size of a space, a skilled interior home decorator uses these realities to shape the design choices he or she makes to create a cohesive, functional space for the client. Do not assume that your small budget means you cannot

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Mar 05, 2018 | Post by: Susan Hopkins No Comments

Ways to Decorate your Bedroom

Your bedroom may have the most influence on your day over any other room in your home. It serves as the starting point and finishing line for nearly every day of your life, which often means that how it looks and feels will often determine how you will look and

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Jan 31, 2018 | Post by: Susan Hopkins No Comments

How to Decorate your Room to Get the Most Out of the Space

In a small room, every bit of space counts. When you live in a small apartment or an older house, you simply don’t have the luxury of the space you would be able to find in larger, newer home. Even if your space is small, it doesn’t have to feel

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Jan 08, 2018 | Post by: Susan Hopkins No Comments

Five Reasons to Hire an Interior Designer

Whether you’re moving into a new home, thinking about selling your current home or just want to spruce up your surroundings, working with an interior designer can save you money and time as well as give you the best professional advice for arranging your home decor. Although you can get some

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Nov 09, 2017 | Post by: Susan Hopkins No Comments

How to Decorate Large, Blank Walls

Gigantic, empty wall spaces can make your home feel sterile, impersonal and even a bit uncomfortable. It might feel daunting to know what to do for those big wall spaces. You can’t just toss up a bunch of things to fill the space and hope for the best. Careful thought

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Oct 10, 2017 | Post by: Susan Hopkins No Comments

5 Simple Ways to Redesign your Bathroom

The bathroom is one of the of smallest rooms in your house and easily lost in the decorating shuffle when it comes to design. It often gets put on the bottom of the to do list because decorating and updating other areas of your home are a higher priority. Because

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Sep 05, 2017 | Post by: Susan Hopkins No Comments

How to Decorate and Design on a Budget

Decorating does not have to be expensive. If you type in “home decor” on Pinterest, suddenly you are met with thousands of pictures featuring some of the most beautiful rooms and home spaces you could imagine. It all looks expensive, exquisite and complicated. Designing and decorating the spaces in your

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Aug 03, 2017 | Post by: Susan Hopkins No Comments

New Canvas, Endless Possibilities

Do you look at the rooms of your home and imagine they could have superior design elements and simply look amazing? Have you ever tried to get started with an interior design project, but then the amount of work left you feeling frustrated? If you want your home to be

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Jun 14, 2013 | Post by: Susan Hopkins Comments Off on A Designer’s Perspective… Susan shares with ASID

A Designer’s Perspective… Susan shares with ASID

ASID Designer Videos It is rare that we get a phone call from a potential client and they know exactly how the interior design process works, what to expect when working with a designer, or how an interior designer could change their life in a matter of weeks, months or

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