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LEDs Lighting Your Home

Update your Lighting with the Latest LEDs. Are you ready to make the switch to the far more cost-efficient, long lasting and environmentally friendly LED bulbs? The above photo shows some great looking options to light up your life. Your home will shine with these helpful hints for replacing your old incandescent and fluorescents with LED luminaries. Here’s what you need to know before purchasing them. Cost: Prices are coming down, but for durability and quality stick with the big-name lighting […]

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Homes of GREEN Health

Green Home Benefits for All. If you’re planning on building a new home, remodeling or just purchasing furniture here are a few ways Going Green can benefit your life and benefit the environment at the same time. Green Homes offer superior air quality because builders use safer construction products that do not emit harmful chemicals like those used in conventional homes. They avoid finishes and paints that emit volatile organic compounds, or VOCs. Green Homes save you money by using […]

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Pantone Color of the Year 2021

A sunny color story with the promise of something profound and uplifting. The PANTONE Colors of this year are 13-0647 Illuminating and 17-5104 Ultimate Gray. This bold combination is rock solid as gray but at the same time playful and uplifting as yellow. As people look for hope to overcome the continuing uncertainty these spirited shades satisfy our quest for steadiness and vitality. The traditional style dining room above is encapsulated in the gray hues of weathered beach pebbles while […]

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Giving Thanks for this Kitchen Remodel in 2020!

This kitchen is accessible so the homeowner can easily reach things as she ages in place. The Universal Design enables my client to reach everything in easy to roll out drawers with soft close features. It will also accommodate a wheelchair if that is needed in the future. She loves to cook and entertain so we took the time to analyze her needs. Every detail was planned for her to function effectively and to fully enjoy the space. We eliminated […]

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Fall 2020 High Point Market: Best in Show

Hickory Chair introduces the EVERETT™ Collection by Skip Rumley. Skip Rumley joined Hickory Chair as it began its second century in 2012. The Everett Collection is rooted in Skip’s twenty-year journey through the world of design. He combined traditional and modern forms to create a lovely dynamic. With inspiration from fashion, jewelry and fine art, he designed each piece of bedroom, dining room and living room furniture to be personalized and made domestically. The Clarita Spot small side table caught […]

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Award Winning Romantic Bedroom

This classic traditional main bedroom I designed in 2010 continues to be a favorite on all Social Media sites. Here are a couple tips for you to create your own romantic looking bedroom. ~The entry should be clear, free of clutter and open. This bedroom suite has French doors. ~The bed should be spectacular. Find a bed you LOVE so every time you walk into the room you feel LOVE! My clients went to extraordinary efforts to purchase this English […]

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Pantone Color of the Year 2020

Classic Blue Instills Calm, Confidence, and Connection. The PANTONE Color this year is 19-4052 Classic Blue. As we cross the threshold into a new era this enduring blue hue highlights our desire for stability. Blue brings a sense of peace and tranquility to the human spirit. Worldwide we gravitate to colors that bring clarity and help us re-center our thoughts. This universal favorite is easily embraced and is always my favorite! Lisa Stewart is an interior designer serving the Triangle […]

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Kitchen Remodel with Southern Charm

This fantastic kitchen completed a traditional home makeover started a couple years earlier. The homeowners’ collections of family treasures were overwhelming, so they called me to get them started. First, we cleared out and updated all the rooms except the kitchen. We carefully selected each item to keep and display. Soon the home was telling a wonderful story of their lives. Later, when they were ready to tackle the kitchen, they called me too. We created a larger opening into […]

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Fall 2019 High Point Market: Best in Show

Interior Designer Sasha Bikoff shows at Currey & Company. This exhibition wins Best in Show and stopped me in my tracks because it evoked such a feeling of beauty. Thanks to Sasha and Currey & Company for lightening everyone’s mood. The fun ethereal design was inspired by Italian Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli. Walls, ceilings, and floors were painted in these rich tones. Garden green foliage and painted metal furniture added whimsy while rich fabrics tented overhead. It felt modern but […]

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Fireplace Wall Artist

This beautiful wall is plastered with an intricate vine pattern and then hand painted with multiple layers and metallic glaze. As the lighting changes throughout the day one can see subtle changes in the artwork’s textures and reflections. The homeowner of this classic modern mansion loves the simple and yet elegant look of her updated fireplace. Before calling me, she was so bored with this wall. She tried to fill those three arched niches with all manner of decorative items, […]

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