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Style Guide: Traditional

There’s a reason that so many Southern California homeowners enjoy traditionally styled rooms and furnishings. These interiors boast a timeless blend of symmetry, classic patterns, and subtle color schemes. This foolproof design style can feel familiar and comfortable – like coming home. This look takes its inspiration from the past; it reflects classic European décor, including British Colonial revival, 18th century English, 19th century neoclassical and French country. The old world lends refined furnishings, gorgeous textiles, dignified colors, and a sense of order making this beloved style easy to live with. Traditional style can be combined with other interior elements to …

8 Great Ways to Create Curb Appeal

There are varying levels of work you can do to increase the value of your home, but one of the most important areas to update every so often is the outside of your home.  By establishing the curb appeal of your home, you are increasing both the value of your home and also adding to the overall value of your neighborhood!  Whether its making several small changes or a few larger ones, it is important to love the outside of your home as much as you love the inside.  Today, we are sharing 8 great ways to easily improve the …

Knowing Your Options

When you begin to think about updates you want to make in your home or little details that you’d like to change, it can be overwhelming to think of what choices you will make and where you will start.  With the abundance of home design shows, decorating websites, and pictures of homes with every style and color scheme you could ever dream of…you need to know your options!  If you know what you want in your home, you may need help selecting the right details to achieve that style.  If you aren’t sure what you want, it may help to …

Details Make the Difference

Often, we don’t think of our bathrooms as a retreat or a place of relaxation. We may focus all our design attention on rooms that guests will see most, not see the need for sprucing up the bathroom, or simply be unsure of what to do with such a space. We would love to offer a few great details that can make a huge difference in turning your bathroom into a spot you truly enjoy. Letting in Light Besides painting your walls with lighter, pastel colors, there are a few other ways you can lighten up the bathroom. If you …