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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!

BEIGE IS UGLY. Practical tips about choosing paint colors!

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Why beige? Choosing the right color of paint for your walls, or for that matter your cabinetry, bed linens, accessories…can be daunting to many people. This is one area I constantly find clients throwing up their hands in frustration. Like any designer, I have my tried and true

Dark hardwood floors, deep seated sofa, glass coffee table, console table, original artwork, window treatments, lamps

What do you need to know about window placement in your new home?

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First in a series on building a new home and the pain and pitfalls to avoid! Building a new home is an exhilarating and exciting experience. You get to choose what you want, how it will lay out, select shiny new things- Joyous- until it is not. A

Greenhouse Kitchen, Healthy Kitchen

No Need to Call the Doctor – We Have the Prescription for a Healthy Kitchen

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 There are so many things to take into consideration when designing a kitchen. It’s where the most action takes place. Meals are prepared, conversations are held, daily activities are planned and executed. Life happens here! It takes critical planning to create a beautiful and functional space. But gone are

High Point here we come!

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It has been a whirlwind of busyness the past few weeks. The EPIC install in New Jersey preceded by breaking my foot (ugh!) and then a major showroom move about….and High Point Market coming up THIS Friday! I never lose my excitement for High Point…truly I do not.