Category Archives: Affordable Design

Instant Room Update for only $600!

We've been talking a lot about eDECORATING plans lately and with that in mind, I have a special deal for you!  I have a few items that are in stock in my office and warehouse, so I'm bundling these together for a sophisticated instant room makeover for you for only $600! The great thing is that…
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eDECORATING vs. Traditional Interior Design: Part 1 of 2

  So… you are planning to update your home. Perhaps you want to give your guest bathroom a much-needed update, convert an unused room into a media room, or the red oak cabinets and beige tile flooring in your kitchen just HAVE. TO. GO. You have decided you need help. But, how much help do…
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No, You Can’t Have Your “Big Reveal!” – Reality vs Reality TV

You probably know the producers of most programs take a few liberties with the truth. I can tell you that, as a designer, the same is true of most home-decorating shows on television. Whether it's HGTV or another network, reality TV shows ignore as much reality as they show. Whether it's a lawsuit filed by…
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5 Things to Tell Your Painter Before He Begins

Painting a room is one of the least expensive ways to make a huge impact on a room.  However, not everyone is gifted with 1) time, or 2) a steady hand (think random blotches of red paint on a white ceiling...). When hiring a painter, the first thing you want to do is make sure he or…
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