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How to get a job at an interior design firm-even if you have little experience

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Getting any job can be tough- but in the interior design field most of us look for “some” sort of experience- there are specific skills that are important but we are willing to teach- if the right mind set and personality is present. But- you gotta be able

What you need to know about choosing paint for your home- a must read for anyone who has ever second guessed their selections.

Cheryl Kees Clendenon Color In Detail, Design tips, Details, Paint Tips 12 Comments

Paint is transformative I love making transformations with paint. It is the easy way to change your home’s attitude in a short period of time especially if you are handy! But if not, it can get expensive so please take a peek at our top tips for painting

Want best results? Don’t ask me for a square foot price on tile!

Cheryl Kees Clendenon bathroom design tips, Details, general remodeling and building, In Detail Says, Tile 5 Comments

(updated older post for 2018! At least am consistent- we still follow this process!) I have a rule about pricing tile. Don’t ask me what it costs “per square foot”. When faced with this question, I get out my tap dancing shoes, put on my tutu and start

Marcheeta Residence Los Angeles

Dwell on Design: Highlighting the home tour!

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To say I was blown away might make you think I do not always stroll through 20 million plus homes. Of course I do – in magazines and in my mind! To be able to visit some of these stunning homes was such a treat- for sure the

Coastal remodel

“Before and After” Beach Cottage Coastal Design

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Beach house living is like no other! Not much to say about this coastal remodel and interior design that photos will not say much better! A client investor came to us in December of last year needing a quick turn around on a home on the beach. And

Small cottage kitchen reveal- on a budget- how did we do it?

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Who has a small kitchen that needs to be reworked? Raise your hand! It seems like we have calls daily needing small cottage kitchens remodeled on a budget – but most people do not understand even small kitchens can cost a bundle! The key is having a plan!